Living with an SCS System

 

Your Boston Scientific Spinal Cord Stimulator (SCS) system is designed to help you manage chronic pain so you can enjoy more out of life, but it’s important to take a few precautions with an implanted device. Learn how to use your remote control and charger, what safety precautions you need to take and how some electrical equipment and medical procedures may affect the normal operation of your device.

Using Your Remote

Find out how to use your SCS remote control and store, handle and clean it safely.

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Charging Your System

Get step-by-step instructions for using your SCS charging system and learn how to safely store, handle and clean your charger.

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Safety Precautions

See important safety information about using your SCS system, including operating motorized vehicles, making postural changes and more.

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EMI Safety

Learn how electromagnetic interference (EMI) from some electrical items may affect your SCS system and find out how to safely interact with these items.

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Medical Procedures

Get information about MRI compatibility and find out which medical procedures may damage or affect your SCS system.

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If you have any questions about your Spinal Cord Stimulator (SCS) system, give us a call. We’re happy to help.

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