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... 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)
... 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)

... 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)
... So far I have 5 lumbar sympathetic nerve blocks. I was set to have a series of 3 this past week on 3 consecutive days. ... (0 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)
... Sharon you answered the question somewhat. I think Sealover wanted to know the difference between stellegate and lumbar nerve blocks., in addition too. ... (12 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... Sounds like you've had RSD for some time if you've been posting since 2003! Are your nerve blocks stellegate or lumbar? ... (12 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)
... Hi, I was diagnosed in April 2006 with RSD of my left leg. I had been off work due to a lumbar injury and without warning one day my leg began to swell and turn color. ... (3 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)
... I have been diagnosed with CPRS/RSD in my ankle/foot. I had 2 nerve blocks in the L3/4 area. During the first block I felt a deep pain when he did it. Then after, I didnt feel right in my pelvic area on my right side. This happened on Feb 10th. On Feb 14th I noticed that I had swelling and pain between my hip and bikini line. Where your underware would sit if you were wearing... (2 replies)
... I had my first Lumbar Sympathetic Nerve Block on 6/28 and it greatly improved my foot, which has CRPS. My pain decreased, my ROM increased, and within a few days I was walking about with minimal discomfort (as opposed to intense pain). My question is, how frequently should I be getting these blocks? I've heard of some people getting them close together, and others... (10 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)


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