Shows the goals of spinal cord stimulation, which are to reduce the sensation of pain by at least fifty percent, decrease the daily medication requirement, and increase the daily functional abilities. The permanent lead and pulse generator are placed and tested in this procedure. A lumbar spinal cord stimulation using a paddle electrode involves patient positioning, skin preparation and incision, surgical approach, the laminotomy, paddle electrode insertion, test stimulation, extension lead tunneling, pulse generator connection and insertion over the buttock, and wound dressing. medical negligence movies