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... With me, there is a particular spot right in the sinus tarsi area that is sooo painful and so localized. ... (9 replies)
... rays, an EMG test.. of course nothing showed or proved that I had RSD, as my doctors diagnosed me. Because... in many cases, there isn't a sure way to prove it. ... (21 replies)
... I know I did... an EMG caused me to have severe muscle spasms for several weeks. An EMG would be different than what you are talking about, but it would still be current going through the muscles. ... (10 replies)

... I had an EMG done last year. The test itself was a bit painful but not too bad. It was afterwards that I hurt most. It hurt to walk for a few days after but eased up. At the time I had RSD in both legs, feet and hips. ... (3 replies)
... different directions in each muscle. And move it around once it is in each location. And she wants to test every muscle from my back down through the foot! ... (3 replies)
Do I have RSD???
Apr 30, 2004
... me crazy, not the pain, my 2nd,3rd,4th toes can't touch the ground now, it just isn't improving enough for me to believe I have a stress fracture. It is the most painful when my foot is down and not elevated. I can feel the blood in my foot and it starts trobbing a little bit. I really hope the doc will do something about this. ... (20 replies)
... s in a total sweat, had to keep fan on and use heavy blankets, cold to start with but needed fan when I would wake up to cool off. Now my right shoulder is very painful and stiff, headaches have started again. I am still seeing neuro but he has never mentioned RSD, how do I know if that is what it is? ... (3 replies)
... Thanks everyone for taking the time to help me out. Ironically, when I went back in the afteroon for the EMG test I had a different neuro do it. When he was finished he said to me, "Your foot is really swollen. I can see the difference in color". ... (13 replies)
Rsd spreading
Aug 26, 2011
... WEL:dizzy:L I HAD A EMG TODAY AND IT WAS VERY PAINFUL MY HOLD ARM HURTS MORE THEN IT DID BEFOR I HAD THE TEST DONE I CAN;T DO THAT TEST EVER AGAIN (9 replies)
Crps?
Nov 26, 2010
... a long and painful year. Stay away from any tobacco products, alcohol, etc. They impede nerve regeneration. Additionally, keep active with your physical therapy. ... (7 replies)
... one thing you can do, and i would highly recommend you just do this with every single doc you have seen so far, and with ALL test results too, get ALL records. espescially from that rheumy doc who seems to think that limping is RSD. ... (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)
... so very painful, like I have burned them on a hot burner. They put me on Lasix for the swelling, but it doesn't help. I will be going for a dopler and another test to check the blood flow to my legs and feet. It seems with each day, there is something more wrong with me. ... (39 replies)
... The only way to find out if you have a nerve injury or nerve entrapment is to have an EMG done. That is usually done by a neurologist in the office. They take a very thin needle that is hooked up to a machine. ... (9 replies)
Question about rsd
Jun 14, 2008
... This is for Kris (Clouth); To add to what Karen (Gaollan) said about nerve entrapment; "impingement", definitely can lead to very severe burning pain and must be properly diagnosed and treated. This would most likely include either a "surface", or "needle" EMG (Electromyograph). At the same time, a Nerve Conduction Velocity Test (NCV) should be done. The tests are (in the... (6 replies)
... That test can tell you if you have any damage to a major nerve, although it doesn't pick up well on minor nerves. ... (9 replies)
Migration
Jan 5, 2007
... An EMG does nothing more than test for nerve damage. It can't tell a doc whether it's RSD or not. Even if you had or have nerve damage that doesn't mean you don't have RSD either. ... (49 replies)
Hello - TAKE 2
Nov 28, 2006
... hit that one year mark everything is stamped "Denied" Wait till they they don't send your checks at XMAS. I'm sure we could start a new thread here about it. An EMG is avery painful test, especially if you have RSD. They hook you up to this machine, and you will swear that the doctor administering is a masochist. ... (8 replies)
... And EMG can make you worse, we can't tolerate invasive treatment remember, I've had EMG and it was torture! ... (12 replies)
DMSO and NAC
Dec 28, 2003
... Now the EMG business. ... (19 replies)




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