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... Hi Elaine, 1. I never had sedation with my blocks. For me, the pain was bearable. 2. Sometimes, my leg felt numb after the block and sometimes it didn't so I can't help you there. 3. Before the block, they might put a temperature monitor on your foot. If your affected leg is colder than the unaffected leg, you should see an increase in temp pretty much immediately... (5 replies)
... might have RSD. I really hope not! I have hand and wrist RSD so I get a different block than what you will get. Hopefully somebody will come along who has had a lumbar block and share with you. ... (10 replies)
Nov 12, 2003
... n and still are very supportive and that has made a world of difference to me. You sound like you are the same way. I also agree that you might want to look into lumbar sympathetic nerve blocks. They might help. Also, maybe pain medicine. And research as much as you can find on RSD. ... (8 replies)

... Wrinkles on fingertips after swimming could be key to diagnosing nerve damage, Singapore researchers said Monday. ... (27 replies)
RSD help
Apr 17, 2011
... You don't want to get an injection in your foot or sight of rsd without a sympathetic block done first. My PM dr. told me that AFTER my OS gave me a cortisone shot in my ankle and my rsd got stirred up again. So I would avoid that. ... (48 replies)
... The "usual" treatment at the start is nerve blocks,meds and pt if needed. Nerve blocks are used to numb the nervous system essentially and hope it brings pain relief. They are good when the pain is still sympathetically maintained. ... (12 replies)
... I am scheduled to have a Lumbar Reflex Sympathetic Nerve Block in April. ... (0 replies)
... s1 nerve. Went for another injection bypain mgmt dr. did not work, went for a lumbar sympathetic block, i was told that if it worked i would not have rsd, did not work made my back pain worse....oh forgot to mention back is worse than before surgery. ... (4 replies)
... Sympathetic nerve blocks, especially over the lumbar sympathetic chain, or over the coeliac ganglion are quite effective to correct these problems. ... (3 replies)
... I have had many lumbar blocks. I'll try to walk you through it. ... (2 replies)
... r that did not believe that I had anything wrong with me. I am now wheel chair bound. I pray that they caught yours early enough. That is the key. I have had two sympathetic nerve blocks and a radio frequency treatment to no evail. I am in stage two and headed fast to stage three. It is very disheartening. You will be in my prayers! ... (6 replies)
Coping with RSD
Oct 18, 2011
... I have RSD on the entire left side of my body from toes to shoulder. At one point, after the sympathetic nerve blocks were failing, I had epidural blocks with intrathecal baclofen. In the event you don't know about baclofen it is for spasms. ... (7 replies)
... Your best bet is to get to a good pain management doc or anesthesiologist as quickly as possible. Sometimes a series of sympathetic nerve blocks will put you in remission if caught early enough. Lumbar sympathetic blocks are given for lower extremities. ... (28 replies)
... one thing i have foud,since the RSD itself is usually originally triggered by some level of sympathetic nervous system damage,anything that the SNS actually governs,like hair and nail growth,or the fight or flight response all can get pretty screwed up too. ... (64 replies)
RSD Lesion?
Aug 25, 2008
... RSD. They are doing a lumbar Sympathetic injection, next week. I called my mother in law to find out what to expect from this. ... (18 replies)
... n minutes of the procedure feeling much better generally. They generally send a needle in your back filled with numbing medication and put it right next to your sympathetic nerve chain in hopes to numb it into submission... The second block you had heard about is a long term epidural block which is done in a hospital. ... (4 replies)
... removed it but he tried to go though the first way he did with the first surgery and ended up having to cut randomly above my ankle.. he knew that i'd have some nerve damage but not to the extremes i have now. ... (3 replies)
... Hi, and welcome. I just had my fourth lumbar nerve block and a stellate ganglion nerve block in my neck also this morning, this is very common treatment for rsd. ... (4 replies)
... Sympathetic nerve blocks are usually one of the things done as early as possible after being diagnosed. ... (11 replies)
... I am still having a lot of pain. It has been 2 weeks since I had my nerve block and I am having a hard time walking. ... (15 replies)

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