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... watch some comedies or something. That way I won't worry until I know for sure. The other sad part is my friend Kathy who has RSD for 10 years, was diagnosed with leukemia just a few weeks ago. ... (12 replies)
TENS treatments
Feb 20, 2006
... owned them all. First of all a TENS unit is the worst thing an RSD can use because it will do more harm than good. ... (12 replies)
... They make you do a 10 day trial at pt, and I would highly recommend that someone drive you there and back. The machine stimulates your central nervous system, and after repeat treatments it balances it out. ... (6 replies)

TENS treatments
Feb 21, 2006
... after I discovered I had RSD. She worked on me for 4 years, until she broke her neck in a freak bike accident. Anyhow, she refused to work on ANYONE who used a TENS unit becaquse it defeated the purpose of the work that she was trying to accomplish. ... (12 replies)
... A tens or a mens unit? ... (10 replies)
TENS treatments
Mar 7, 2006
... Sorry to hear you having such a rough time and all as we all are. Dr. Swartzman is a very well reknowened RSD specialist and it doesn't surprise me that he has that long of a wait! ... (12 replies)
... Skooze... Aloha! That's great to see someone from the islands on here. I've heard some people tell me that they don't really believe in or use SCS (spinal cord stimulation) in the islands... Is that really true? I ask because I have a friend with an SCS system who is going to retire out there... but is really afraid that no pain docs use SCS. (9 replies)
... I would give aqua therapy a try, many others here said it helped them immensely,. I would not try a tens unit.I've had RSD since 1999. ... (9 replies)
TENS treatments
Feb 20, 2006
... again when dealing with all of the strange and bizarre crap that causes the RSD,notbhing should really suprise me anymore.but the knee I used it on not only has RSD but also a chacots joiunt a meniscus tear,a bakers cyst and alot of fluid.but the TENS really does help with the bone ache pain really weel . ... (12 replies)
... I am new to this site was diagnosed with RSD over 10 years ago from a work comp accident. Anyone who can survive both ordeals at the same time deserves a medal. ... (0 replies)
... I always had success with TENS when I used to screw up my back and go to the chiropractor and he would use it. ... (6 replies)
... he treats the patients with a machine he developed for "his" RSD. it's like a tens machine but he made a lot of changes for treating rsd, as well as other programs for other diseases. ... (22 replies)
... ou have to endure the pain you're experiencing and I appreciate the loneliness of your struggle. Our son is about to turn 19 and first began his experience with RSD at age 14. Unlike many adult RSD patients, he suffered no specific traumatic injury that triggered the pain. ... (19 replies)
TENS treatments
Feb 26, 2006
... o PT, doing everything under the sun, to get relief, that I experienced the same symptoms that you did, and nothing but brutal attacks!!!! When I tried the STS machine for the first time, I couldn't function. I couldn't drive, let alone walk, with my cane! But I saw how it cured 2 of my closest friends with RSD. ... (12 replies)
Hello - TAKE 2
Nov 27, 2006
... a bit like the TENS machine I can feel buzing when it's not even on !!! ... (8 replies)
Hello - TAKE 2
Nov 24, 2006
... Thanks for the warm welcome Dee and Sharon, its amazing how the hand of friendship from one side of the world to another is extended so easily. After getting a good nights sleep I woke energised enough to clean out the fridge (gotta watch those use by dates) and courtyard (my neighbours would have laughed if they had looked over the fence and saw me vaccuumming my courtyard... (8 replies)
Rsd/crps
Apr 5, 2013
... I originally was on Nucynta but it didn't do anything for me. Pretty much, any pain meds they have given me has only taken the edge off of it. My TENS unit has been my life saver! ... (12 replies)
... A tens unit is the worst thing an RSD patient can use on themselves. Instead of calming the nerves down, it fires them up. ... (10 replies)
... Thanks to all of you. Not to sound ungrateful but I am not someone who feels better knowing other suffer or are worse. If anything my empathy makes me feel worse. I HATE stupid sayings like "well it could be worse" or "that kid has no legs and has a positive attitude" kind of crap. I hate shallow pointless positivity with no foundation. I have tried everything I am willing... (22 replies)
... wave machine. it is a modality similar to a tens unit... ... (23 replies)


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