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... area. She was recently diagnosed with CRPS after hurting her knee playing soccer. Her Team Physician referred her to a pain clinic where they suggested starting lumbar sympathetic blocks. She had her first one done today. She had no relief and said she felt nothing, no warming like the doctor told her to expect. ... (7 replies)
... How long did the blocks give you relief? ... (5 replies)
... RSD. I'm new to the condition, and would love any information 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. ... (5 replies)

... f you have any specific questions, ask away. There are many great people here who are more than willing to share their experiences. As I said, my experience with blocks happened a long time ago so I'm not of as much help as someone who's been through it more recently. Good luck. ... (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)
... Hello! I'm new here! I found the site browsing for info on results after lumbar sympathetic Blocks. I was diagnosed recently with CRPS. This was a result from an injury to my left knee. ... (3 replies)
... S. Actually this was the first doctor of the many I've seen who actually knew what he was talking about and believed I was in pain. Anyway, he suggested that a Lumbar Sympathetic Block might help with my debilitating pain and I was wondering if any of you have had it. How painful is the procedure? ... (2 replies)
... I just came across this forum, so I'm new to all of this. I started having sympathetic lumbar blocks 6 weeks ago. I've had 4 so far, and getting ready for my 5th one. Honestly, I'm not sure I want to continue. ... (3 replies)
... Hi, I have had 4 sympathetic nerve blocks the same as you. I too have RSD in my right foot and leg. ... (3 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)
... off. WE live normal body conditions under our parasympathetic nervous system and it controls our body except when we get excited or surprised and thats when the sympathetic nervous system kicks in and takes over the body. Each system controls different things in 1's body. ... (7 replies)
... y right foot..Today, I am taking 60 mg of Cymbalta a day and also 2400 mg of gabopentin a day. I was recently referred to a Chronic Pain doctor who wants to do a lumbar sympathetic Nerve block followed by a series of injections to offer pain relief..has anyone ever had success with these nerve blocks? ... (15 replies)
... 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)
... If I were you and your daughter, I would try another block. I don't think one failure is enough to conclude that blocks won't help your daughter. I might also recommend that you think about trying to go to a doctor in Manhattan. ... (7 replies)
... The only reason I decided tI continue trying the blocks is to open the blood supply. Due to the progression of my osteonecrosis, I wanted to try something that could help slow that down. ... (3 replies)
... I'm doing a survey....the first Pain Center Joey went to for his Lumbar Sympathetic Blocks made it clear they do their blocks once a month, and a Maximum of 3! ... (6 replies)
... I have not had any relief from any steroids or sympathetic lumbar nerve blocks or infiltration. This Is because I had crps pain since age 10 and diagnosed with crps age 18. There is no hope for me but maybe you will benefit from treatment. The sooner being diagnosed and treatment plan the more Likely you'll benefit from relief. (15 replies)
... local anesthetic in before they do the lumbar. Really not bad. However, in my case the procedure did not work. Many people have great relief and after several blocks some are pain free. Each person is different. If the anesthesiologist is experience at giving them they should be no problems arise. ... (2 replies)
... Not sure why you would continue with the blocks if they are only causing you more pain. ... (3 replies)
... The nerve blocks are also used to determine if the source of the pain is sympathetically maintained or sympthetically independent. ... (8 replies)

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