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... I just had my third lumbar sympathetic block and it was the worst of all of them. Usually I have a muscle spasm at the end, but this time it literally felt like my muscles were tearing apart. ... (15 replies)
... surgery, I got it dec 2009, It has spread up my left leg all the way to my hip, and into my right hand all the way up to my shoulder. If your doc wants to start nerve blocks go for it the quicker you can get the blocks and do physical therapy the better your chances of going into remission. ... (26 replies)
... I have been to foot and ankle specialist, reg.ortho doc. pod., primary doc. and pain specialist. None have totally agreed. My question for you is this. I had a nerve conduction study done last week, doctor who did it said, I may have scar tissue wrapped around a nerve, and some cortisone would help. ... (4 replies)

... I've had 6 sympathetic lumbar nerve blocks and i had each one without any sedation because I don't like sedation...I even chose to have a spinal for my foot surgery!! ... (8 replies)
... but now it has gone up my leg and has mirrored over to my right leg. The left leg is still the worst. I have had nerve blocks which helped calm things down a little. I recently went thru stimulator trial. I wasn't impressed with it that much.... ... (18 replies)
Ketamine and RSD
Aug 22, 2014
... I have had 3 outpatient ketamine infusions, each time with increased dosage (now up to 400 mg), in addition to taking oral ketamine (also in increasing amounts, now up to 600 mg/day). I have had GREAT success with ketamine. My last infusion gave me 100% pain relief for one week and 80% pain relief for the following two days. It's been the best results I've had from any... (6 replies)
... I've been going to physical therapy and working on slowly desensitizing my foot. Have you had any nerve root blocks in the past? ... (11 replies)
... Hi Sassy do they do sympathetic nerve blocks in the UK? ... (30 replies)
... Was going in to the hospital for the novacaine drip for 5 days. That has now been cancelled and will be getting a block directly to my knee. After the blocks they VA and the pain doc have realized that the problem isn't my back. I m beginning to wonder if they know what they are doing. Hoping for the best though. (2 replies)
... Hi kiethn101, I had several sympathetic nerve blocks lumbar and stellate ganglion. My doctor put me to sleep for them though. Have you asked your doc about sedating you for the procedure? ... (2 replies)
... Hi coosissypoo and welcome, I have had several sympathetic nerve blocks lumbar lower in the back for my left leg and foot and the stellate ganglion in my neck for my hand, i was very scared before my first one, but my doctor puts me to sleep and I feel nothing not even sore afterwards, for the ones for my leg and foot the one in my neck is a little tender for a couple days... (13 replies)
... g a hard time ..I hope with all my heart you have some relief with the added pain meds !! My heart goes out to you.. Have you given any more thought to having a sympathetic nerve block? ... (14 replies)
How long?
Jan 11, 2009
... Physical therapy because if you don't use it, you could lose it. Blocks, for the legs it's a lumbar sympathetic block and for the arms a stellate ganglion block. ... (1 replies)
... 1). In what part of the body is your rsd located? It started in my right foot and ankle in April 2005. It has recently spread to my right calf and knee. 2). What "cocktail" of medications are you on (mgs/# x's day/etc) Avinza (24-hr extended release morphine) 30 mgs once daily Flexaril 10 mgs twice daily (I have muscle spasms in my foot and leg) Norco 7.5mg six times... (5 replies)
... ribed Neurontin 300mg. I take 2 at bedtime and 1 in the morning. This helps tremendously with the cramps. I was referred to a Pain Management Center and had 3 Lumbar Epidural Sympathetic Nerve Blocks. These blocks were very successful. My sysmptoms and pain have been reduced greatly. ... (14 replies)
New Member
Jan 30, 2005
... ntly using a TENS unit almost all the time to help manage the pain. This option was better for me since I didn't want to walk around "in a fog" all the time. The nerve blocks only helped for a couple of days. The Pain Specialist who diagnosed me says the next option for me is a Spinal Cord Stimulator. ... (8 replies)
... ek are probably the best to be doing them. Depending on what type of block you are getting, they may need to move the site of injection. The blocks I've had were Lumbar Sympathetic blocks because I have RSD in my lower extremity. The first injection was done at L4, and I had no relief. ... (9 replies)
... Welcome to the board although I wish we were meeting you for different reasons. I have lumbar sympathetic blocks about every 6 weeks. I have no sedation. It is uncomfortable, but not overly painful. ... (11 replies)
Gina2005
Feb 10, 2004
... I am not sure of the type of block, Sharon mentioned a lumbar sympathetic block as the possible one. Right now I am not in physical therapy. The pain doc said if the blocks work then part of the nerve should be removed. ... (2 replies)
... Anyway, your questions...I also have it in my legs and I've had many lumbar sympathetic blocks which is what I think you're talking about. ... (11 replies)


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