... My hubby used to have hand cramps like that. ... (4 replies)
... The cramps have come with each spread. Only a tad different in each spot. I'm on Baclofen since the spread to my legs. ... (9 replies)
... ars. I find sometimes there's a reason they start. I love to read, holding the book for too long triggers a spasm. The again they come out of nowhere and make my hand into a ball. ... (1 replies)
... I have RSD in my left wrist. Out of nowhere my hand will cramp up, to where somebody has to massage out the cramp. usually it takes at least 20 minutes to get it out. ... (1 replies)
... Yes, I have RSD and my hand cramps up really bad. Have to pull my fingers out. It looks like my hand is crippled. ... (18 replies)
... In spring of 2010, I started learning to play mandolin and I noticed that I started having bad hand cramps and pain in my elbows! I had to quit playing which again made me feel defeated! Eight months ago, I got a tattoo started on my left breast.... ... (0 replies)
... t not everyday but today it was so painful i was crying wanted to go to er but fam said give it a minute and they rub it and pain went away after about 10min but hand still feel achie so if you find out what it is please let me know and i will do the same. oh do his fingers look like they crippling up then just lock up. ... (4 replies)
... Those cramps can be so painful.. I have them in my feet.. It comes and goes. I know when I went for my lidocaine infusion for the RSD.. They took blood work constantly.. ... (4 replies)
... T FOR 24X IT DID NOTHING FOR ME , I EVEN WENT TOA HAND SPECIALIST AND SHE MADE ITWORSE WHICHCAUSED ME TO GO OUT ON COMP AGAIN. ... (18 replies)
... It not every day, but usually on days when I have had the worst nights, I get cramps in my wrist and my hand. My doctor put me on quinine for it. ... (18 replies)
... tremors in my hand and arm. Sometimes my arm shakes uncontrollably and I can bearly use it. ... (18 replies)
... Thanks. when i told my pm doctor about the cramps/spasms she put me on zanaflex. and its helped a little but ill ask her about the baclofen and see if she thinks that might help me more.
thanks for reading scs thread. yeah it was more of a question about the rsd in extremities only. i wasnt sure thats just what i read a few places while trying to do research. so do you think... (18 replies)
... Hey everyone. for the people who have rsd in there hands. do any of you get hand spams or cramps. my hand will start twitching and then without notice just kind of clinch up. making a really tight fist. it takes awhile for it to stop. ... (18 replies)
... is still worse than my left at present, though it never got as bad as my left hand used to be before my 1st epi infusion. The blocks have helped this time in the longer run, though now the pain is getting worse again. ... (8 replies)
... I'm not sure it's the amount of exercise/stretching that's helped me, it's more the frequency. If, like me, you 'guard' the affected leg (left for me) then you'll not be moving it much. I used to do a number of martial arts, run, etc. and yet my flexibility has dropped to such an extent even bending to tie my shoes is a struggle (in just over a year) not including the pain.... (7 replies)
... a claw position every morning and I have to manipulate it to make my fingers move and I have to use a cold compress when it starts to burn, I somtimes get minor cramps in my hand. I am slowly getting used to using my left hand and I start physio next week. ... (9 replies)
... Hey, me again.
I've been devouring this site like a gorgeous salad sandwich, I've noticed so many people have really put them selves out there. I know that the info i'm after is in a million different places around the boards but i'm afer one reference thread.
Wat i'm after is a basic overview of everyones RSD. Things like Age, starting and current placement of disease,... (15 replies)
... do they actually "feel" like real cramps or more plain old spasticily like episodes? ... (9 replies)
... In 2004 I had a bad fall, I broke my tail bone and damaged some nerves in my right leg. Back in Sept of last year, I fell again, hurting my back once again. I went to the dr, I have Spinal Stenosis, Degenerative Disc Disease and some Arthritis in my spine. I've had MRIs, Bone Scans and Xrays. In April my leg gave out and I hurt my right ankle very bad, I was already going... (9 replies)
... I'm sorry your dad is going through this. The only thing I can think of is muscle relaxer. It has stopped my muscle spasms and jerking of limbs. It sounds like a horrendous spasm is what he's dealing with. The 2 muscle relaxers that most of us rsd'ers use are either baclofen or soma. He should talk to his doc as soon as he can to see what the doc thinks.
Hope this helps.
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