Getting a Neurostimulator

Medtronic neurostimulators are helping more than 250,000 people worldwide manage pain. It usually takes 3 hours or less to implant the device.

Is it Right for You?

If your current treatment isn’t providing enough pain relief, your doctor may recommend a neurostimulation screening test (an opportunity to try the therapy without a permanent implant).

Surgery: What to Expect

The surgery to implant a neurostimulator takes approximately 1 to 3 hours and may require a hospital stay.

Personal Stories

Read about the experiences of people who have received our products and therapies. You’ll learn first-hand what life was like for these particular patients, both before and after treatment.

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.

Last updated: 22 Sep 2010

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