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... that it is ALWAYS up to the patient to say when the pain is too much in physicial therapy and I am also a Work Comp case. Please protect your nerves. ... (11 replies)
... it has since spread to the left. Upon diagonsis I was put on an intense schedule of physical therapy, including message, aqua therapy, paraffin bathes, and contrast soaks, all of which seemed to slow the RSD spread. ... (10 replies)
... sleepiness, dizziness, and weight gain. She's doing topical desensitization physical therapy when she can tolerate it. I'm off... her pain is increasing as I type. ... (13 replies)

New in IOWA
Feb 14, 2004
... t which is handled by anesthesiology. Usually the first route is nerve blocks which has a chance of putting this into remission and will make it alot easier for Physical Therapy to get some movement back. ... (6 replies)
... and I had to FAIL Physical Therapy. hope is to SUCCEED at physical therapy, dip wad! ... (36 replies)
... n her legs to lengthen her heel cords so she could walk normally. She is mildly retarded and a very active child. On January 7th, 2005 she fell during Adaptive Physical Education class. She insisted her leg was broken and the teacher yelled at her and told her to scooch to the wall and hold on it to walk to the nurse's office. ... (5 replies)
Please help
Jun 6, 2006
... I'm new to RSD too!! I've had it for over five months, officially diagnosed May 23, which was good because now I am seeing the right doctors and starting better physical therapy, and I think it's working. ... (15 replies)
... TENS WAS HORRIBLE! it made me swell up and thats not good at all. I don't think that electricity is good at all, PERIOD! It seems so mid evil... And so does the coma thing! And it is cruel to leave someone in pain. Find another circle of healers! Please save yourself from this nonsense. It's the last thing that you need! (7 replies)
... I am 29. Had an injury at work and after four docs of there choosing and months of physical therapy the newest surgeon has decided i have rsd. I have been tryin to do some research cause i am so lost and the doc is not being helpful at all. ... (7 replies)
... He also said intense Physical Therapy and desensitization is key to retraining the nerves to break the cycle of pain. ... (8 replies)
... I must have FAILED Physical Therapy. I asked her, "Why would you want me to fail PT? ... (7 replies)
... ve your explanation of a floating sliver of glass. I have said a bee sting, but it's different, and I think your description is better. My PT holds a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree and has spent much more time with me than any doctor. She is treating me specifically for the CRPS. ... (1 replies)
Just Not Sure
Jun 19, 2012
... pain that I am having is way out of proportion to the injury, but that he believed I was in pain. He says he believes I could have CRPS and wants me to continue physical therapy with desensitization, have a bone scan as a tool for diagnosis, and also gave me a referral to a pain clinic. ... (14 replies)
... I started physical therapy. Two visits so far, which have focused on slow, slow desensitization. ... (5 replies)
... rd. I have seen you on the Pain board, so it is unfortunate that you have to come here, too, but there are a lot of caring people here as well. As you suspect, physical therapy would probably be one of the first things they suggest for RSD. Aqua therapy has helped several people here. ... (10 replies)
... the pain center is experienced with RSD and if so, can they start working with you just on the 'off chance' that it is RSD so that you don't get behind with your physical therapy. Be very careful working with a physical therapist who doesn't know what RSD is... we all have horror stories about that. ... (7 replies)
New to this forum!
Aug 21, 2006
... It included occupational therapy, psychotherapy, and desensitization of the painful area. Before she started she had to discontinue all of her medications. ... (7 replies)
... I would let the PM treat your RSD. Many of them specialize in the treatment of it. He can prescribe the pool and desensitization therapy, as well as your meds. ... (14 replies)
... injection. I injured my foot when I accidentally hit the top side of it on a hard broken bones. I had an EMG test which was normal. I don't have any desensitization whatsoever or any other abnormal skin sensation except occasional burning in the area of atrophy...I haven't had any burning lately, though. ... (15 replies)
... If at all possible, you should schedule physical therapy immediately following your block. The therapist will have a window of time to work on your arm without it hurting as much as usual. ... (5 replies)

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