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... I went to the neuro. He said my case was "odd because RSD usually follows some trauma to the trunk like a knifing or a gunshot". Hmmm.... That afternoon I had an EMG test in his office. For those of you not familiar its like shock therapy for your legs. It was agony and brought me to tears. ... (15 replies)
... I think they do the EMGs to rule any other type of nerve damage.. It only helps the Drs dx you correctly... Sounds like its been most of our course of treatments and steps towards diganosing RSD.. ... (10 replies)
... They started the EMG at my toes and worked up.When they tried to test my Quads,I screamed from the pain and came off the table.They tried a different location on Quads with the same result. This was level 20 pain on a 10 scale. ... (10 replies)

EMG Testing?
Apr 9, 2007
... I had a nerve test...i think that is the emg...it hurt like heck...i was told it was to check if i had pinched nerves in my foot. I dont ever want another one done. ... (15 replies)
Botox gone bad
Jul 25, 2006
... I was VERY concerned about the EMG used in the needle for the botox placement. I had RSD in my foot before, and had an EMG nerve test done in my foot and calf, and the pain and spasms it caused lasted over a month. But, he assured me that this EMG was not as strong, would not be a problem. ... (8 replies)
... on the syatic nerve. My 12 yr old daughter has been diagnosed with RSD, or the dr's think this is what it might be. She has had an MRI, Bone Scan and has had a EMG nerve test done. All the tests have come up normal, but her symptoms are pain in her upper thigh and just below her knee. ... (8 replies)
Rsd vs raynauds
Feb 18, 2012
... to talk about what he thinks. I value his opinion just had to wait 2 months for an appointment. The PM dr wants to do a EMG to test for nerve damage and then the Stellate Ganglion Block. I have had cervical epidurals and selective nerve blocks prior to my surgery. ... (8 replies)
... t the same time. He felt is was Raynauds. Not so sure I agree as I have not read anywhere that Raynauds causes the burning heat. He did say he would perform an EMG to test for nerve damage not sure if he was referring to one or both hands or my feet. He also stated that he could perform a Stellate Ganglion nerve block. ... (36 replies)
... ncv test and she hit the nerve in the bottom of my foot wrong, it hasn't stopped spasming or hurting since. I hope that isn't what happens to you. ... (2 replies)
... It sounds like you've had all the "tests" for rsd, re the bone scan. There is NO test for rsd for pete sake! There are diagnostic tools but no test. ... (7 replies)
... this is the first time you mentioned that numbness going on jane. that DOES matter here and does show at least some level of impairment within nerve flow. this is what NEEDS to be tracked back to the sorce. this very much CAN be stemming from something further up in the spine. ... (35 replies)
... Tigerlily, Once my RSD got diagnosed, my doc wanted me to see a neurologist because I had some nerve damage in my left foot/ankle. I had lots of numbing in my foot (on the bottom, where my incision is) so that's why. The neurologist ordered a test called an EMG on both my legs -- Holy cow, it was NOT comfortable. At times, it was even painful. During the test, they kept... (32 replies)
Pain Levels
Nov 10, 2008
... I think the feelings come from the dysfunction of the nerves,or in your case possibly because the nerve is either damaged or entrapped maybe. I hope someone figures that out soon for you! ... (25 replies)
RSD movement
Aug 26, 2008
... and also doing the stellate ganglion block as well. hopefully they are doing the EMG way before the stellate. ... (9 replies)
... there is no definitive test for a diagnosis of rsd. bone scans, emg, thermography, sweat testing, and nerve blocks can aid in a diagnosis. but often if doctors cant find anything else to be causing the pain, a diagnosis can be made. ... (10 replies)
... I went through all those test.. everyone of them came back negative. The only one that didn't was my emg.. I due have nerve damage but thats due to my herniations.. Have you had any thermal testing done? ... (5 replies)
... The way you describe your pain, it sounds mostly mechanical and musculoskeletal in nature. If you also have nerve pain, it could be related. ... (9 replies)
EMG Testing?
Apr 16, 2007
... The first EMG test they did they found an ulnar nerve problem and I have had three surgeries to correct it. They wanted to rule out and ulnar nerve problem because I was told it can bring on similar symptoms to RSD. My ulnar nerve was relocated, and I still have pain but not like before. ... (15 replies)
EMG Testing?
Apr 16, 2007
... i really don't understand just why they are actually even doing this test at all if this is supposed to actually idnetify anything really related to RSD.an EMG will only tell a very small part of a huge possibility of nerve issues.it willonly pick up a compressed or significantly damaged nerve,thats it. ... (15 replies)
EMG Testing?
Apr 9, 2007
... Hi, I agree it was pretty horrible. I had mine done last year. I had the needles put in starting near my foot, and going up my thigh, my butt (That was the worst part), and then up my back (Because I have RSD in my foot, but my back has pain a lot, which is how they found the pinched nerve. I never would have known I had that if I had not had the test!). I didn't get to take... (15 replies)




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