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Spinal Cord Stimulator Procedure

Please review these videos created by your care team at Austin Neurosurgeons, Dr. Daniel Peterson and Cameron Prather, PA-C.


It is our hope that these videos will help you and your caretakers to understand what you can expect before, during, and after your surgery.

And of course, please do not hesitate to reach out to our office with any questions! Our staff can be reached at (512) 314-3888.

Spinal Cord Stimulator Procedure

Dr. Daniel Peterson explains the spinal cord stimulator procedure.

Pre-Op Instructions - Before Your Operation

Cameron Prather, PA explains how to prepare for your operation. This will include instructions on what to do the day before, what to wear on your procedure day, and additional information regarding pre-operative considerations.

Post-Op for Lumbar Procedures

Cameron discusses post-operative care instructions and considerations. Please refer to this video after your surgery to know when it is safe to remove your surgical bandages, and when it is considered safe to begin resuming daily activities. 

Please note, for spinal cord stimulator adjustments, you will need to coordinate with the device representative to optimize your system. It is common for the device to be set to "off" or "very low" until your first post-op visit. 

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