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Neurostimulator update
« on: November 04, 2010, 10:53:07 am »
I just got approval from my insurance company to have the trial and full  implant done.  It may be several weeks before I have the trial just because of scheduling issues.  I'll post on the results.


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Re: Neurostimulator update
« Reply #1 on: November 04, 2010, 04:30:26 pm »
Good for you, Poz!  Keep us posted.  My new pain doc gave me a list of options for my headaches and this was among them. 

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Re: Neurostimulator update
« Reply #2 on: November 05, 2010, 09:27:23 am »
Can't wait to see how your headaches respond to the implant.  Congrats!
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Re: Neurostimulator update
« Reply #3 on: November 05, 2010, 01:40:15 pm »
Good for you.  My neurologist said I should do it too, but I still want to wait.

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