... Rich, from what I've read about Gabapentin, it definitely can make your feet swell. Mine do, but I've also got edema(swelling in my legs and feet after cardiac surgery a year and a half ago.) I'm takin' 1800mg a day of that, and Oxycodone 10/325 one every 4 hours. It doesn't leave much time for sleep.
When my neuropathy first started my feet were so swollen that the skin on... (7 replies)
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... I know it is tolerated well in most people, and a very good Neuropathy medicine, but could it be possible that it could actually be casuing some swelling? ... (7 replies)
... S1. Nerve conduction study were normal though. My question is can you have peripheral neuropathy but have it not show up on this test? ... (5 replies)
... Dear Health Board Viewers
I had an injury to my low back two years ago from intense physical excercise. The first symptom was burning in the feet. Next came low back pain and burning in the buttocks. Eventually the burning pain has spread to the mid to upper back and now with burning in the hands. It got to the point where I could not stand or sit, or lay on my back for... (2 replies)
... peripheral neuropathy in both legs, and severe in the right arm and hand. ... (24 replies)
... Hi "ustinmominpain"
I'm also new - in fact it was your posting that prompted me to join. Amongst other spinal/pelvic etc problems, I've also had facet joint injections & have arthrosis at L4, L5/S1. I used to get major shooting pain in lumbar region - I call it "ripping & gripping". I had a "Denervation Procedure" which has helped this aspect of my pain problems very... (2 replies)
... Hi All!
I am new to the board and have been appreciating all of your posts. I have had pain for the last year or so. Originally had 2 chronic areas that had prevented me from connecting the dots with episodic pain that I am now experiencing. The 2 chronic areas I had treated were: epidural steriod injection between L5/S1 and facet joint injections at L1, L2, L3. I kept... (2 replies)
... My dr's have no clue what is going on. I had a mri on the pelvis and lumbar, emg, and lab work. The EMG showed mild changes at S1 level. ... (3 replies)
... I've been reading these posts about neuropathy and the symptoms people have, but I am having trouble relating even though I've been told that I have peripheral neuropathy. ... (1 replies)
... Thanks to my own serious stubborness, I've caused the Neuropathy to become VERY, VERY, INTENSELY angry and painful. ... (13 replies)
... rying to walk fast. Besides having the polyneuropathy, I have much inflammation throughout my body. You are the first person that I have seen post, with the same neuropathy as I. I do pray that your meds work for you. ... (23 replies)
... a lumbar surgery is done the nerves are stretched and it takes time for them to heal.I never had good results with the nerve block injections.Now I'm suffer from neuropathy in both legs do to the first surgery. ... (3 replies)
... Hello Oldncold :wave:
I have cervical injury which you can read in my signature. I also suffer with polyneuropathy and this has been diagnosed through an EMG. But I did have my neck injury over ten years ago, and didn't have insurance at that time to see a neurosurgeon and neurologist. I was diagnosed with polyneuropathy several months ago as well as Diabetes, so I do... (4 replies)
... I am very sorry to hear about your father. I also have Type 2 Diabetes and Polyneuropathy. I have had the neuropathy for about a year and a half. ... (4 replies)
... Hello JL :wave:
I did try the heel to toe test, and of course I couldn't do it. I remember my neurologist also having me do this in his office but not in the dark. He had also stated that I have severe balancing problems. But my Polyneuropathy was diagnosed through and EMG test along with my symptoms. This neuropathy has effected both hands, wrists, both feet & calves. I... (23 replies)
... Displacement of the left S1 nerve root, consistent with epidural fibrosis. ... (1 replies)
... If not I would suggest doing so. The weakness could be a sign of neuropathy but I do not think the memory issue would be. Also, has your husband started any new medication's? ... (3 replies)
... Hello Everyone :wave:
I have recently had three EMG's of my legs and left arm. I had convinced my neuro surgeon to order these tests because ever since my lumbar fusion my legs and feet never felt the same again. I have burning sensation's in both archilles tendon's and pins and needles in bottoms of both feet. I also have many charlie horses in the calves of my legs and... (0 replies)
... Hi folks,
I originally set foot on the spinal cord disorders forum because I fell April 2000 and injured my c5-6 disc which pressed on my spinal cord. Also my lower back disc l5-s1 triggered a mild herniation.
I have since had ACDF for my neck in Nov 03 and low back microdiscectomy l5-s1 on April 04
Your symptoms are exactly what you feel with spinal cord compression... (14 replies)