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... or sciatica for the past two years. In the past I have had epidural steroid injections which have provided temporary relief. My doctor now has me scheduled for a selective nerve block, which I am kind of nervous about. ... (2 replies)
... Can he accidentally select a wrong nerve and injure me further? ... (2 replies)
... Standingman, You ask a tough question. Remember, hindsight is 20/20. When I went back to my Dr. after the Foramenotomy and told him I had no change in my condition (leg pain & lower back pain) his comment was " Based on the results of the nerve block I was sure your problem was the restricted foramen but since you still have the same problems I recommend a fusion because I... (10 replies)

... in the evening the pain started up in my leg slightly and it has steadily returned to my normal level of pain since. My MRI looks clear. Last May, he freed the nerve by removing bone spurs. He believes it is my facet joint in L5. ... (8 replies)
... I'm not sure if I will go back for another nerve root block as I had some problems last time. ... (15 replies)
... I had the nerve block and it's basically like an epidural , the injection also contains steroids, pain killers, and numbing agent, but it was more selective than an epidural. I had a lumbar transforaminal block in L5, I think it was. ... (7 replies)
... Yes, I had two diagnostic nerve blocks done this past summer. The second was done to confirm the first. ... (10 replies)
... anesthetic shots used in the hopes of lessening some of the pain and irritation. They were going to do the ESI but she wants to try just my effected nerve on the right side first, if that doesn't bring me any relief at all they'll change the 2nd shot to the ESI. ... (7 replies)
... Had 2nd and 3rd selective nerve block. ... (3 replies)
... week ago. L5 is the root of the problem. At the hospital surgeon stated, if I had no relief he wanted to proceed with fusion of L5. ... (11 replies)
... s1 and my nerve pain in my left thigh never went away. ... (10 replies)
What do you think?
Dec 31, 2006
... On Thursday, it will be 3 weeks from my selective nerve block. ... (13 replies)
... One time Masten did a selective nerve block on me at four lumbar levels with no sedation what so ever, let me tell you, that was pure torture !! and that is when I decided to move on elsewhere. ... (13 replies)
... S1, extending into the subarticular recess and contacting the transversing rightS1 nerve root. ... (3 replies)
... With the nerve block, they also inject steroids into the epidural space, and it's usually more precise. ... (2 replies)
Nerve Blocks
Apr 16, 2007
... If this is the same thing as a selective nerve root block, I had complete numbness of my entire leg for only like 8 hours. It was the craziest thing I have ever experienced in my life. ... (6 replies)
... re pain that took me to my knees. Called the surgeon and we went thru the mri which revealed the the vertebrae had slipped forward from instability. We tried a selective nerve block and more meds with no success. ... (8 replies)
... I was given Versed for all of my blocks except for one when I had no sedation for a four level selective nerve block. ... (4 replies)
Need some help
Feb 12, 2007
... however, it was now in the back as well as the leg. We tried steroids, epidural injections and a selective nerve block. I ended up needing a fusion to restablize the spine. ... (4 replies)
... Facet injection and yes I had myelograms too. but myelogram is to find the problem not to numb it. I just think if your Dr. finds the right nerve thats bothering you he can numb it. I have to go back to the Dr. who found the bad L5 root because he worked a miracle on me. ... (36 replies)




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