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... pain. I am on oxycodone now, wishing to get off of it. They tried Gabapentin, but I swelled up very badly with this so no more. Tomorrow they will be doing a lumbar sympathetic block and then I will go directly to PT to try to bend the knee. ... (5 replies)
... ted my grandson in Florida a couple of years ago and was AMAZED at how good I felt the whole time I was there. I walked!!! I know part of it was I had just had a lumbar sympathetic block before the trip, but I noticed it was a whole lot better than after the block here in Ky. ... (15 replies)
... him I would not tell him that if I was not sure. Well I went to the pm doc. today and he said without a doubt it is rsd and I have no doubt. He immediatly did a lumbar sympathetic block, Tues I am going for a bier block, and he is looking into getting ketamine treatments approved for me by the hospital. ... (33 replies)

Spreading??
Jan 24, 2007
... Thanks for the replies. I am concerned that it is spreading and saw my doctor for a Lumbar Sympathetic Block on Monday. ... (8 replies)
... I had a spinal block in 1978 for knee surgery. ... (5 replies)
... I'm finally scheduled for my first block in a few weeks. ... (2 replies)
... or a severe state of the CRPS. But anyways, Your daughter should have another block. If your daughter didnt get the warm sensation or the warm leg, then the block wasnt preformed properly. I had one done in my good nad bad leg and it did the warm feeling and sensation in both legs. ... (7 replies)
... I have read a lot of conflicting information about whether or not a second block should be done if the first one is unsuccessful. Personally, my first block did not work at all but the second one provided some relief. I don't know about the temperature question.. ... (7 replies)
Second Block
Feb 17, 2004
... Hi Gina, Congratulations! That's great news. I hope you continue to get more and better relief. You are right...your blocks (lumbar sympathetic blocks) are different from stellate ganglion blocks which are done for upper extremities. Good luck with next week's block. Sharon :) (11 replies)
AngeInBoston
Oct 20, 2003
... I just wanted to wish Joey good luck tomorrow with his block. I know you have a question about the difference between an epidural injection and a lumbar sympathetic block. I've had both and here's my understanding of the difference... ... (0 replies)
... I had a lumbar sympathetic block done on wed and it was working really well. ... (1 replies)
... He had his first Lumbar Sympathetic Block last Tuesday, but the relief only lasted about 8 hours till the Novocaine wore off....now he feels he's still the same. ... (7 replies)
... Anyway, yesterday, my little Ramrod went for his first Spinal Block....a Lumbar Sympathetic Block. It only releived his pain for a few hours. Meanwhile, he's on Percocet, Valium, Demerol, and today they started Elavil too. ... (7 replies)
New to Boards
Jun 2, 2003
... was bluer than blue. But my right foot is now starting to not only burn but it had a light shade of blue.So he scheduled a Lumbar sympathetic block for the 12th of June. I have had quite a few of them but I am hoping this helps me. Even if I only get a day of relief it is better than nothing. ... (10 replies)
... I've had two courses of plasma rich platelet therapy, and 5 tarsal tunnel channel blocks with the spinal ganglion blocks in my lumbar region. ... (15 replies)
... The lumbar sympathetic block is a series of needles done in the lumbar spine, which is your lower back. There are so many different locations that nerve blocks can be performed, though. ... (12 replies)
... erve blocks. Some were helpful and some weren't, but that likely goes for everyone. If it's your entire leg that's in pain, it may be suitable to think about a lumbar sympathetic block. Because the injection is in the lumbar spine, it generally numbs your entire lower body. ... (12 replies)
... cycle. For me pool exercise withe a floatation belt and stretching after has helped me the most and kept my drug load down to a very reasonable level. If the block does not work for you or even if it does I suggest you try this. ... (2 replies)
... Since my second lumbar sympathetic block, my symptoms have been markedly decreased. ... (11 replies)
... I am going in for my first lumbar sympathetic block next Thursday. ... (6 replies)




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