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Foot Nerve Block
Jun 19, 2005
... RSD pain got 10 times worse if that is possible. I ended up in emergency for 12 hours. ... (3 replies)
... No, your doc didn't do the wrong block. For RSD in the lower extremities, it is common for the doc to do a lumbar sympathetic block which it sounds like you had. They can also do epidurals. You didn't get any relief from your knee pain? ... (5 replies)
... I was scheduled for a nerve block fofor RSD. My doctor did a lumbar epidural instead. I have been in extreme pain ever since. The knee pain hasn't changed, but my back has been terrible. I have never had back pain before. Was the procedure he did wrong? ... (5 replies)

... true it can be diagnostic in that if your pain is not relieved and perhaps gets much worse as mine did, the Pain Management doctor will know you have RSD, but it could make it worse on a permanent basis so it is risky. ... (6 replies)
... In your original post you did not indicate why you think you have RSD or what type of pain you are having. Burning pain is the one think that I think is very constant in all RSD patients, as is sensitivity, but the sensitivity can be to touch, cold, heat. ... (6 replies)
... was concerned, I was in there for an hour instead of the usual 5 minutes! ... (0 replies)
... I had knee replacement surgery 11 months ago. I have a terrible burning in my leg all of the time. ... (6 replies)
... just had a question for you. ... (16 replies)
... while it is not a 'good' thing for RSD,i found that ice too is the only thing that will help with my actual knee pain at times. it is very very sensitive to heat being placed on it or even trying to soak in a hot tub. ... (16 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. If they didn't measure the temp in each leg, IMO it's really of no use for RSD. ... (5 replies)
... Thanks for th reply, but I was hot all over, and not the injection site or my foot. ... (4 replies)
... I had a spinal block in 1978 for knee surgery. I was cautioned that I could receive headaches for a couple of days after due to the removal of spinal fluid and replacement with pain meds. This is normal according to my docs at the time.. ... (5 replies)
... Thanks for the reply. I am currently working on finding someone who only deals with RSD. Or, since it's WC my case manager is. I had the lumbar epidural on Sept. ... (5 replies)
... Yes, I also had that femoral type block literally right before surgery too. The anestheologist gave it to me, so I am grateful. I ended up having partial knee replacement, not the block. I came home yesterday and surgery was the 21st. It really hurts, but I'm hopeful to get back to my functional self very soon. ... (3 replies)
... kev, are you simply referring to the absolute NEED FOR also using blocks or something more specific WITH the general itself? ... (14 replies)
... sunny,the US should be able to pick up the B cyst.i actually had an MRI as i knew there was other damage to my knee as well.i already had a ton of swelling going on and there was some at the back of my knee as well. ... (6 replies)
... I'm WAY outside the 6 month window. I had two blocks, and had almost the exact responses you did. After the first one, the tenderness and sensitivity were gone for several days, but the stabbing, burning pain never went away. ... (6 replies)
... I am in desperate need of some help here.i have RSD in my R knee but along with that,i also have joint deterioration caused by something called charcots joint? ... (4 replies)
Post lumbar block
Feb 20, 2011
... I have just been diagnosed with RSD and received my first Lumbar nerve block on Friday. Is it normal to have only had relief for 1 day? ... (9 replies)
... Thank you! I try to keep explanations simple. LOL I know about the block making things worse. Holy cow my experience was.....horrific! I was a wc case and they decided over a year into it that I HAD to get a block done. ... (32 replies)

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