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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 yesterday....my leg warmed up a bit after the block.. ... (32 replies)
... I really hope it does work for you and it lessens your pain. I wish you lots of luck!! (5 replies)
... Hi All, I'm due to have my first Lumbar Sympathetic Nerve Block next Wednesday (26th Oct) & have a couple of questions that I hope someone out there can answer for me: 1. My Dr has advised the block will be done with no sedation & I 've been told not to take any pain medication that day... :eek: So my question is; how uncomfortable/painful is the block? 2. After the... (5 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)
... My daughter had 2 nerve blocks and then the sympathetic nerve block which did stop the pain. The procedure was more involved than the nerve block but was worth it in the long run. It took a few weeks to work. Good luck! ... (15 replies)
... how soon should i get relief from pain from a lumbar sympathetic nerve block. I have recently been diagnosed with RSD and just underwent my first nerve block yesterday. I was wondering how quickly I will get relief from pain. ... (5 replies)
... hi I have just had my first sympathetic nerve block yesterday, they did not tell me to not eat anything or drink anything so I ate and when I got there they asked me if I ate i said yes, they said well we can't sudate you then, so they numbed me up and went ahead with the proceeder it was not painful actually it was easy less then 5 mintues to do! but today the day after i... (5 replies)
... it turned this horrible purple color and was incredibly painful and swollen. Your symptoms are not crazy or in your head. During the lumbar block the doc will put you on your stomach on the table and pile tons of pillows under your tummy. ... (10 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)
... for my arm. So far, for me, I have had little to no relief. The lumbar injection wasn't too uncomfortable and I found the ganglion injection to be very uncomfortable. ... (15 replies)
... I hate to say it but it probably is from the nerve block. ... (2 replies)
... I hate to say it but it probably is from the nerve block. ... (2 replies)
... Johnathan is right! When they talked about doing surgery on my ankle that has the RSD, the first thing they all agreed on is that they were going to do a nerve block within ten days of the surgery and do a block before starting the surgery. ... (15 replies)
... So sorry to hear of your diagnosis...it 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)
... 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 am 19 years who has CRPS from age 10. I have had synapthic lumbar nerve block at l2/l3 with steriod infiltration transforanial block. This treatment did not work for me at all. Pain increased terribly for 5 days, unable to move position sitting, laying down & getting up from seat.... Spine felt paralysed but is not. Then pain reduced back to my usual crps pain. (15 replies)
... days and if your one of the lucky ones maybe a few weeks. RSD is different for everyone, and the treatments also affect all of us differently. Are you getting a lumbar sympathetic nerve block? ... (12 replies)
... THe sympathetic nerve blocks are given in the lumbar area of the back. So, my block for the RSD in my foot is given in my back. No needles in the area. I had my Othopedic surgeon give me a cortisone shot in my ankle and my PM dr. ... (13 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)
... Medrol into the sympathetic nerve . I was given Sublimaze and Versed by IV. ... (12 replies)




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