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... Kevscar, A sympathetic nerve block is given in the ganglia just outside the spinal cord, this chain runs the length of the spine, You have a lumbar sympathetic nerve block usually given about midway down the back and off to which ever side your body has pain in the lower regions. ... (30 replies)
RSD help
Apr 9, 2011
... Hi Knave, the block you need for RSD in the foot is a lumbar sympathetic nerve block, My pain management dr would put me to sleep for mine, my doctor would have me lay on my belly and use a fludroscopic xray to guide the needle in the lower mid back on my left side, my left foot and leg have RSD, I never felt a thing was able to walk out with out any help after the anethesia... (48 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. ... (13 replies)

Nov 26, 2010
... year, and right now things are manageable for me. The good thing was they caught my condition early. I went to pain management at the Naval Hospital and did two lumbar sympathetic nerve blocks, along with physical therapy, and medication. Things have calmed down for me. ... (7 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)
... 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. It depends on the medication being used and the area that's most affected by pain. ... (12 replies)
... edantary duty. UGH!!! So that this point the specialist referred me to a pain management physician. I saw the physician and was immediately scheduled for a right lumbar sympathetic nerve block and put on Cymbalta 30 mg for the first 2 weeks then 60 mg thereafter. ... (3 replies)
New to RSD
Oct 1, 2008
... I pray you find something soon!! I would start with asking your doc about Lumbar Sympathetic Nerve Blocks. ... (8 replies)
... Hi, I am a 37 year old who had RSD in ankle back in 2004 and after 3 lumbar sympathetic blocks, it slowly started going away... ... (3 replies)
... Hi, I am a 37 year old who had RSD in ankle back in 2004 and after 3 lumbar sympathetic blocks, it slowly started going away... ... (9 replies)
... Anyway, the SCS worked for a short time when it was initially implanted. Apparently, after 18 lumbar sympathetic nerve blocks I have too much scar tissue and they were unable to insert the catheter high enough for sufficient coverage, hence the surgical implant. ... (8 replies)
... pain free. Each person is different. If the anesthesiologist is experience at giving them they should be no problems arise. They try to hit the spot where the nerve that is affected connects to the spine so that are is numbed and the pain messages do not get through. ... (2 replies)
... As for the original post, I've had RSD for twelve years now and have had a lot of experience with nerve blocks. Some were helpful and some weren't, but that likely goes for everyone. ... (12 replies)
Jan 4, 2011
... I get Lumbar Sympathetic Nerve Blocks, which help with the pain in my left leg. For some people they completely take away the pain for up to 3 months, for other people only an hour. ... (7 replies)
... Hi Delta, yes it sounds like spread to me, ask for a lumbar sympathetic nerve block right away! When my RSD spread to my left hand and arm I got a nerve block just a week later, and it really helped. my left hand has RSD but I do not have any bad symptoms there. ... (12 replies)
... The nerve blocks are also used to determine if the source of the pain is sympathetically maintained or sympthetically independent. Pain relief following a nerve block is evidense of maintained pain. If thats the case they may do additinal nerve blocks.. ... (8 replies)
... Ms because they would do the same thing. All of the Drs recommended the lumbar sympathetic nerve blocks. ... (1 replies)
... Along with all the medicine I started a series of lower lumbar sympathetic nerve blocks. I started off with 4 of them, and they calmed down some of the symptoms but there was still unresolved issues. ... (3 replies)
... It sounds like what they were trying to do at the pain clinic last year was give you a lumbar sympathetic nerve block which is often the first line of treatment in slowing down the RSD. But it's interesting that it didn't give you any relief and only caused pain. ... (23 replies)
... keeping RSD from attacking my leg, but it's so hard to maintain a job where I can not only go to the doctor's once a week, but to a surgery center 2x a month for lumbar sympathetic nerve blocks. ... (8 replies)

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