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... formation about the possible success that the blocks might provide. I'm dealing with ongoing, crippling nerve pain in both of my feet after two failed surgeries for tarsal tunnel syndrome. My pain has only gotten worse and my feet started turning weird colors after my first surgery. ... (5 replies)
... No, your doc didn't do the wrong block. For RSD in the lower extremities, it is common for the doc to do a lumbar sympathetic block which it sounds like you had. They can also do epidurals. You didn't get any relief from your knee pain? ... (5 replies)
... I placed this post in another thread, but thought I'd post some of it here, as well, in case it might help someone else to learn of another experience with a lumbar sympathetic blockade. ... (15 replies)

... you have sympathetically maintained pain, your foot will get warm and red. If they measure the temp in your foot, that should go up also. It is possible to have RSD which is sympathetically independent. In this case, a block wouldn't help. ... (5 replies)
... the bone scan definitely showed RSD... He's trying to get a lumbar sympathetic block approved thru workman's comp... I've had the symptoms of RSD for over 7 months,isn't it a bit too late to try the blocks? ... (8 replies)
... CRPS and I had a similar experience to yours with a lumbar sympathetic block. ... (2 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)
... r young woman is being afflicted by this monster. I don't have much to add to the really good advice everyone has given you so far. I agree that one unsuccessful block shouldn't deter the doctor from trying again. He may have missed the mark. ... (7 replies)
... I am still having a lot of pain. It has been 2 weeks since I had my nerve block and I am having a hard time walking. ... (15 replies)
... I just had my third lumbar sympathetic block and it was the worst of all of them. Usually I have a muscle spasm at the end, but this time it literally felt like my muscles were tearing apart. ... (15 replies)
... Hi, I had surgery on my rt foot about four years ago and I had RSD that started in my foot and has now migrated up my leg. Getting good treatment early is the best option for possible remission. ... (10 replies)
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Apr 17, 2011
... You don't want to get an injection in your foot or sight of rsd without a sympathetic block done first. My PM dr. told me that AFTER my OS gave me a cortisone shot in my ankle and my rsd got stirred up again. So I would avoid that. ... (48 replies)
... ed to numb the nervous system essentially and hope it brings pain relief. They are good when the pain is still sympathetically maintained. There's no way to know for sure whether it's maintained or gone independent until you have a least one block done. ... (12 replies)
... I agree with the advice given you already. Your daughter is very lucky that her team doc picked up on this and sent her to a pain clinic so quickly. RSD is not curable, but it is treatable, and there are several treatments out there, but the blocks are the best way to try to get it into remission. ... (7 replies)
... Is this what they're talking about for you? ... (5 replies)
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... just wondering if you have ever had the lumbar sympathetic block done? ... (9 replies)
... Thanks for everybody's help with my difficult time with my 3rd lumbar nerve block...Gaollan, thanks for your vast knowlege and willingness to share it with every topic under the sun..you are sooooo kind.. ... (32 replies)
... I had a third lumbar sympathetic nerve block yesterday...I had the first in August, the second in Septmeber and a third yesterday....my leg warmed up a bit after the block.. ... (32 replies)
... Are you scheduled for a block? ... (13 replies)




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