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Ketamine and RSD
Aug 22, 2014
... I have had 3 outpatient ketamine infusions, each time with increased dosage (now up to 400 mg), in addition to taking oral ketamine (also in increasing amounts, now up to 600 mg/day). I have had GREAT success with ketamine. My last infusion gave me 100% pain relief for one week and 80% pain relief for the following two days. It's been the best results I've had from any... (6 replies)
... My daughter had 2 nerve blocks and then the sympathetic nerve block which did stop the pain. The procedure was more involved than the nerve block but was worth it in the long run. It took a few weeks to work. Good luck! ... (9 replies)
... I was diagnosed with RSD a year ago. I've been taking Gabopentin now for 7 months. ... (9 replies)

... I had a third lumbar sympathetic nerve block yesterday...I had the first in August, the second in Septmeber and a third yesterday....my leg warmed up a bit after the block.. ... (32 replies)
... how soon should i get relief from pain from a lumbar sympathetic nerve block. I have recently been diagnosed with RSD and just underwent my first nerve block yesterday. I was wondering how quickly I will get relief from pain. ... (5 replies)
... I have my Sympathetic Nerve Block, tomorrow morning. ... (16 replies)
... Saw my OS today and she took one look at it and was not pleased with what she saw. Said I have RSD and she ordered me to have a sympathetic nerve block. ... (6 replies)
... foot surgery 4 weeks ago which has not healed and they suspect RSD. I went through the bone scans on Friday and have been referred to our pain clinic here for a sympathetic nerve block on Mon or Tues. Does anyone have experience with this? ... (10 replies)
... My daughter has been told that she most likely has RSD after a volleyball injury. We had our first sympathetic nerve block today and she says her leg actually hurts worse than prior to the injection. Is that normal to anyone else... ... (2 replies)
... Johnathan is right! When they talked about doing surgery on my ankle that has the RSD, the first thing they all agreed on is that they were going to do a nerve block within ten days of the surgery and do a block before starting the surgery. ... (9 replies)
... So sorry to hear of your diagnosis...it stinks!!! I have had three nerve blocks. The first one I did was WONDERFUL!!!! It lasted three months! That was the best three months since my diagnosis 10 months ago. ... (9 replies)
... I have RSD in my left ankle...diagnosed in June of this year. I had a nerve block in August and it helped me tremendously! When it started to wear off and my PM doctor wanted me to have two nerve blocks, one week apart. ... (8 replies)
... THe sympathetic nerve blocks are given in the lumbar area of the back. So, my block for the RSD in my foot is given in my back. No needles in the area. I had my Othopedic surgeon give me a cortisone shot in my ankle and my PM dr. ... (13 replies)
... Actually RSD affects your sympathetic nervous system and limbic system, the limbic system deals with your moods, which could be why your emotions are outta wack. ... (10 replies)
... Thanks for everybody's help with my difficult time with my 3rd lumbar nerve block...Gaollan, thanks for your vast knowlege and willingness to share it with every topic under the sun..you are sooooo kind.. ... (32 replies)
... thanks for all the replies. I have had rsd since may 08. We just recently got the diagnosis though. ... (5 replies)
... I didn't know that some docs do nerve blocks right away. I've had RSD for just over 1 year and I've not had any blocks, only medication and it seems helpful. I hurt sometimes, but never severe. Is your pain severe? ... (5 replies)
... Michelle, I have tarsal tunnel in both feet, and a year ago I had nerve decompression surgery on my left foot. The surgery went well, but I cannot stop hurting. My dr. believes I have RSD. ... (4 replies)
... I went for the first of three Sympathetic Nerve Blocks today. ... (16 replies)
... st who specializes in the treatment of juvenile and adult RSD. Since I'm 18 and he's been treating me since I was 12 he's an amazing Dr. he recognized that I had RSD without doing a Nerve block on me, but did one that day to give me relief. I hope this helps! ... (10 replies)


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