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... I had a third lumbar sympathetic nerve block yesterday...I had the first in August, the second in Septmeber and a third leg warmed up a bit after the block.. ... (32 replies)
... So sorry to hear of your 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. ... (15 replies)
... I know how you feel and am heartened by what you describe. I was told I had RSD 12 years ago when I had surgery for neuroma removal. Was in pain for over a year. Now am facing surgery again as it is causing me problems. Glad to know you made it through. (12 replies)

... In early December, 2005 I had surgery on the left foot for claw toe, small and large toe bunions. ... (12 replies)
... Thank you! I try to keep explanations simple. LOL I know about the block making things worse. Holy cow my experience was.....horrific! I was a wc case and they decided over a year into it that I HAD to get a block done. ... (32 replies)
... RSD after dislocating my left ankle slipping in a puddle in a grocery store. Loads of fun. That was about 18 months ago. Gabapentin was useless. ... (15 replies)
... I just had my 2nd lumbar sympathetic nerve block. Wow!! Just like the 1st one, it didn't last long, at the most about 8 hours. ... (2 replies)
... The EMG 's are not very friendly. I my self had them on both feet and shoulders. Not pretty. I have nerve change in my lower back that they say will effect my left knee but as of yet hasn't happened. I have a neuro doing a my rsd and a internal med doc handing out the pain meds. ... (32 replies)
... he's going to do a nerve test on my arm to check out my ulnar nerve .. ... (32 replies)
... Tigerlily, Once my RSD got diagnosed, my doc wanted me to see a neurologist because I had some nerve damage in my left foot/ankle. I had lots of numbing in my foot (on the bottom, where my incision is) so that's why. The neurologist ordered a test called an EMG on both my legs -- Holy cow, it was NOT comfortable. At times, it was even painful. During the test, they kept... (32 replies)
... My RSD started in my left knee, following MVA in January 2006. I had lumbar sympathetic nerve blocks done and had the lower back pain after, as well. It's fairly common to have pain because it's invasive. ... (5 replies)
... Hello ive had rsd/crps since 2011 and have done well over 40 SGNB,s and they do help infact it is the only thing that pushes the intense pain back for about 8 days . I have rsd in both sides left and right feet so i alternate the injections because they cant treat both sides at the same time so im always in pain trying to play catch up and dealing with this every day it gets... (15 replies)
... When I get these bad days.. I just up my neurontin.. It realy makes a difference.. Back in the spring my left hand went totally numb.. I called Schwartzman office.. The doubled the neurontin and the numbness went away.. Without that neurontin... ... (32 replies)
... Kevscar, A sympathetic nerve block is given in the ganglia just outside the spinal cord, this chain runs the length of the spine, You have a lumbar sympathetic nerve block usually given about midway down the back and off to which ever side your body has pain in the lower regions. ... (30 replies)
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Apr 9, 2011
... Hi Knave, the block you need for RSD in the foot is a lumbar sympathetic nerve block, My pain management dr would put me to sleep for mine, my doctor would have me lay on my belly and use a fludroscopic xray to guide the needle in the lower mid back on my left side, my left foot and leg have RSD, I never felt a thing was able to walk out with out any help after the anethesia... (48 replies)
... Hi Delta, yes it sounds like spread to me, ask for a lumbar sympathetic nerve block right away! When my RSD spread to my left hand and arm I got a nerve block just a week later, and it really helped. my left hand has RSD but I do not have any bad symptoms there. ... (12 replies)
... one thing i have foud,since the RSD itself is usually originally triggered by some level of sympathetic nervous system damage,anything that the SNS actually governs,like hair and nail growth,or the fight or flight response all can get pretty screwed up too. ... (64 replies)
... g a hard time ..I hope with all my heart you have some relief with the added pain meds !! My heart goes out to you.. Have you given any more thought to having a sympathetic nerve block? ... (14 replies)
Jan 4, 2011
... I get Lumbar Sympathetic Nerve Blocks, which help with the pain in my left leg. For some people they completely take away the pain for up to 3 months, for other people only an hour. But it is definitely worth a try in my opinion. ... (7 replies)
... breast implants done 2 years before my injury. Well for some strange reason, and all my doctor's have never even heard of this, granted I am a slender person, my left breast implant exploded and caused massive scarring from the coritizone injections! ... (12 replies)

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