"Don't become a mere recorder of facts, but try to penetrate the mystery of their origin." -Ivan Pavlov
Spinal Cord Stimulator
Spinal Cord Stimulator surgery is a medical procedure that helps patients struggling with chronic pain caused by dysfunction in pain receptors. During the surgery, a small spinal cord stimulator device is implanted underneath the skins and attached to the nerve system. Your surgeon wants to ensure that you are mentally and physically prepared for this surgery and the goal is to avoid adverse risk caused by your mental and physical health.
What exactly am I being assessed for?
The focus of this evaluation is determine the following:
How long will it take?
This comprehensive assessment typically takes 3-4 hours to complete.
What happens after I'm done with my assessment?
A full written clinical report will be sent to you and your referring surgeon within in 7 business days upon completion of your assessment.