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... I went to the neuro. He said my case was "odd because RSD usually follows some trauma to the trunk like a knifing or a gunshot". Hmmm.... That afternoon I had an EMG test in his office. For those of you not familiar its like shock therapy for your legs. It was agony and brought me to tears. ... (14 replies)
... They started the EMG at my toes and worked up.When they tried to test my Quads,I screamed from the pain and came off the table.They tried a different location on Quads with the same result. This was level 20 pain on a 10 scale. ... (10 replies)
Botox gone bad
Jul 25, 2006
... I was VERY concerned about the EMG used in the needle for the botox placement. I had RSD in my foot before, and had an EMG nerve test done in my foot and calf, and the pain and spasms it caused lasted over a month. But, he assured me that this EMG was not as strong, would not be a problem. ... (8 replies)

EMG Testing?
Apr 9, 2007
... I had a nerve test...i think that is the emg...it hurt like heck...i was told it was to check if i had pinched nerves in my foot. I dont ever want another one done. ... (15 replies)
... I think they do the EMGs to rule any other type of nerve damage.. It only helps the Drs dx you correctly... Sounds like its been most of our course of treatments and steps towards diganosing RSD.. ... (10 replies)
... on the syatic nerve. My 12 yr old daughter has been diagnosed with RSD, or the dr's think this is what it might be. She has had an MRI, Bone Scan and has had a EMG nerve test done. All the tests have come up normal, but her symptoms are pain in her upper thigh and just below her knee. ... (8 replies)
EMG Testing?
Apr 16, 2007
... i really don't understand just why they are actually even doing this test at all if this is supposed to actually idnetify anything really related to RSD.an EMG will only tell a very small part of a huge possibility of nerve issues.it willonly pick up a compressed or significantly damaged nerve,thats it. ... (15 replies)
RSD movement
Aug 26, 2008
... and also doing the stellate ganglion block as well. hopefully they are doing the EMG way before the stellate. ... (9 replies)
... Good afteroon everyone. Even though I was diagnosed last year with RSD I had an EMG test and a nerve conduction test done on my legs last week. The office called and said the results were "within the norm". ... (2 replies)
EMG Testing?
Apr 9, 2007
... Hi, I agree it was pretty horrible. I had mine done last year. I had the needles put in starting near my foot, and going up my thigh, my butt (That was the worst part), and then up my back (Because I have RSD in my foot, but my back has pain a lot, which is how they found the pinched nerve. I never would have known I had that if I had not had the test!). I didn't get to take... (15 replies)
... foot that is affected with RSD, to find out if I also have some nerve entrapments. The former foot dr. said I have deep peroneal neuritis, sural neuritis and perhaps superficial peroneal neuritis. The new dr. ... (3 replies)
... It sounds like you've had all the "tests" for rsd, re the bone scan. There is NO test for rsd for pete sake! There are diagnostic tools but no test. ... (7 replies)
EMG Testing?
Apr 8, 2007
... Have any of you gotten an EMG test done? ... (15 replies)
... this is the first time you mentioned that numbness going on jane. that DOES matter here and does show at least some level of impairment within nerve flow. this is what NEEDS to be tracked back to the sorce. this very much CAN be stemming from something further up in the spine. ... (35 replies)
... leg because he believes I might have some nerve injury rather than RSD. ... (6 replies)
... t the same time. He felt is was Raynauds. Not so sure I agree as I have not read anywhere that Raynauds causes the burning heat. He did say he would perform an EMG to test for nerve damage not sure if he was referring to one or both hands or my feet. He also stated that he could perform a Stellate Ganglion nerve block. ... (36 replies)
... The way you describe your pain, it sounds mostly mechanical and musculoskeletal in nature. If you also have nerve pain, it could be related. ... (9 replies)
EMG Testing?
Apr 16, 2007
... The first EMG test they did they found an ulnar nerve problem and I have had three surgeries to correct it. They wanted to rule out and ulnar nerve problem because I was told it can bring on similar symptoms to RSD. My ulnar nerve was relocated, and I still have pain but not like before. ... (15 replies)
EMG Testing?
Apr 8, 2007
... Hi Sybro, I did have an emg, it was awful. He put needles in my leg down to my foot. That is where I am having all of the pain. It turns out that I have nerve damage in my L5 nerve. So I had multiple injections to help to determine if it was in fact rsd. Unfortunatley, I do have RSD as well as L5 nerve damage. ... (15 replies)
... my understanding is that EMG's test a different nerve system other than the sympathetic nerves. Be gentle with yourself today and rest. ... (14 replies)




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