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Welcome Curlsgirl!
Jul 24, 2003
... Hi Curlsgirl! :wave: I just wanted to add my welcome to you. I know you will find this forum as helful and comforting as I have. I have RSD in my foot. Last year it was my left foot - this year it's my right. I have found a lot of answers to my questions here as well as a lot of support and hope. We are here for each other and know what everyone is going through. We are all... (3 replies)
... Catty's, thank you so much for that! Like Curlsgirl I need to put that somewhere that I can see the poem daily. ... (9 replies)
... hey curlsgirl, There is an all girl surfshop down the street called Girl in the Curl, lol. I use Topamax, 400mg a day. started with 25mg and slowly titrated to the dose I am on now which is higher than most use. I love the stuff and the more you go over 100mg the more likey you will lose weight! A nice side effect for once. Was it soxy who said that she was getting some... (9 replies)

... Sharon... Here is Western Australia we are exactly 12 hours in front of US Eastern time. Curlsgirl and Katweid are 2 hours again ahead of me! I sometimes watch you "Today Show" for the day just gone at 2am here. ... (9 replies)
... Hiya Curlsgirl, Topiramate is one of the meds that I was hoping to go onto.. I believe Tqueen who posts here is also using it. The reason I wish to try this in place of the neurontin is because of the normal weight gain associated with the neurontin. Take care.... *hugz* Aly (9 replies)
... Hi Curlsgirl good to speak to you again. Hope all is well and the meds are working better. Let us know how you are now feeling and if it has at all worked for you? Later katweid (9 replies)
... Hiya Sharon, "CRaPS" is great isn't it!! :bouncing: I must, however, admit to liking it so much that I stole it, from Curlsgirl. She uses it in our online convos quite often and it just fits so well! <Thanks Dette.. waves> And to answer your question, Babydoll, an EMG tests the muscles and yes, can tell the neurologist if they are not working properly. Take care... (19 replies)
... Hi Curlsgirl! Boy, you had a tough week. I take 100mg of topomax. It has helped with the zaps of pain. However, I have noticed in the last few days a few of the zaps have returned. It may be due to the fact that I have overused my foot and it's angry. The only side effect that I noticed is from time to time I get a slight tingling in my fingers. Nothing major to make me stop... (9 replies)
TENS therapy
Aug 1, 2003
... Curlsgirl- I have a tens unit that was given to me through workers comp and all it does is take the edge off. If I am having a bad pain day it doesn't really help. After a block when my pain is lowered it seems to help. Also I have to set it on a real low setting. If it is up to high I can not tolerate it. Hope this helps. Good... (4 replies)
Welcome Curlsgirl!
Jul 28, 2003
... G'day Horsie Nutt, Thanks for the welcome! Sorry it has taken me a few days to respond but been in the midst of a shocker of a pain flare. I have started some hydrotherapy and boy is it stretching my limits...I hope I get used to it sooner rather than later. Cheers from Downunder! CurlsGirl ------------------ (3 replies)
Jul 28, 2003
... G'day One and all, I am 41, live in Australia and had my RSD/CRPS diagnosed just in the past month. It's onset occured following a Charite artificial disc replacement on May 1st,2003. My right foot, heel, ankle, calf and buttock are all affected. It has been aggressive in it's onset and I am virtually bed ridden at this point. But I have started hydrotherapy and... (27 replies)
Welcome Curlsgirl!
Jul 26, 2003
... Hey Curlsgirl, I am so sorry you are going through so much! I haven't been around too much this past week, or I would have welcomed you sooner. I sure hope you can find some relief somewhere soon. I'll be keeping you in my prayers. Cathy (3 replies)
Welcome Curlsgirl!
Jul 25, 2003
... G'day Soxy and thanks for the welcome! Although I am sure can appreciate that I am sad to be meeting under these circumstances! My RSD was diagnosed early and promptly following a Charite artificial disc replacement on May 1st this year. It was evident day one post op and has progressed from my right little toe to encompass my right leg into the buttock. On day four... (3 replies)

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