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RESOURCES
SPINAL CORD STIMULATION

Find resources for new and current spinal cord stimulation (SCS) patients.
Find a Doctor

Find a pain management specialist who can answer your questions about SCS.

LEARN MORE ABOUT SCS

Register to receive emails to learn about Medtronic chronic pain therapy options and how SCS may be the right therapy for you.

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FREQUENTLY 

ASKED QUESTIONS

See common questions and answers for living with SCS therapy for chronic pain.

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CURRENT PATIENTS

Already have an implanted neurostimulator? The Living Well Program offers tips and reminders for living successfully with SCS.

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RECHARGING
YOUR DEVICE

Learn more about recharging your neurostimulator battery.

LEARN ABOUT RECHARGING
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LEARN ABOUT 

GETTING AN MRI

In the future, you may need an MRI to diagnose an illness. Learn more about planning for an MRI.

LEARN ABOUT MRI

SUPPORT AND CONTACT INFORMATION

YOUR DOCTOR

Please direct all medical, medication, and therapy questions to your doctor’s office. Your doctor has access to your medical records and history and can best diagnose any change in symptoms. Also, ask your doctor how to reach the on-call doctor in case any medical concerns arise after hours or on weekends.

ASK A NURSE

Speak to a registered nurse experienced in Medtronic chronic pain therapies.

Call 888-430-PAIN (7246) to schedule an appointment or sign up below.

TALK TO AN AMBASSADOR

An ambassador is a current patient who has a spinal cord stimulator for relief of chronic pain. Call 888-430-PAIN (7246) to schedule an appointment of sign up below.

TALK TO A MEDTRONIC REPRESENTATIVE

Do you have additional questions about spinal cord stimulation? Sign up to speak with a Medtronic representative.

Our Medtronic representatives are not a medical professional and cannot give medical advice. Our representatives will provide general education about Medtronic devices and therapies. In the case of medical concerns or questions, you should always talk to your doctor about your unique medical condition and therapy management.

PATIENT SERVICES

The Medtronic Patient Services team is able to help you with:

  • Programmer or recharger troubleshooting
  • Finding a new doctor if you’re traveling or moving

Call 800-510-6735 toll free, Monday–Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT.

PATIENT USER GUIDES

Your doctor will give you the manuals and guides you need to use your therapy devices. To download an electronic copy of the Patient Quick Guides, click the guides below. If you would like another copy of the printed patient device manual, call Medtronic Patient Services toll free at 800-510-6735, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT.

pdf Using Your Intellis™ Implantable SCS System  (.pdf)

Basic resources and information to help you use your Medtronic Intellis™ spinal cord stimulation system.

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pdf Using Your Implantable Restore™ SCS System (.pdf)

Basic resources and information to help you use your Medtronic RestoreSensor™, RestoreUltra™, RestoreAdvanced™, or PrimeAdvanced™ spinal cord stimulation system.

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PATIENT IDENTIFICATION CARD

Carry your patient ID in your wallet or purse at all times in case of emergency. It shows that you have an implanted medical device. You will also need your patient ID when going through security at airports.

ID CARD REPLACEMENT

If you move, change doctors, or lose your ID card, there are two ways to update your information or request a replacement card.

  • Complete an online form.
  • Call Medtronic Patient Registration Services toll free at 800-551-5544, Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT.
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TALK TO AN SCS MEDTRONIC REPRESENTATIVE

Do you have additional questions about spinal cord stimulation (SCS)? Sign up to speak with a Medtronic representative. 

Our Medtronic representatives are not a medical professional and cannot give medical advice. Our representatives will provide general education about Medtronic devices and therapies. In the case of medical concerns or questions, you should always talk to your doctor about your unique medical condition and therapy management.

Information on this site should not be used as a substitute for talking with your doctor. Always talk with your doctor about diagnosis and treatment information.