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... Thanks for the info!!! I saw my PM doctor and she said the bone scan showed there were definite changes in the blood flow between the left and right foot verifying that this is a mild case of RSD. ... (15 replies)
... From what I've read, the bone scan doesn't always confirm RSD, but that doesn't mean you don't have it. ... (5 replies)
New to the board
Aug 29, 2006
... the isotope "pools" in a certain place to indicate RSD. In another scan, it "flows" to reveal RSD. Some of the medical papers diss bone scans, but my orthopedic guy said it proved my RSD was real. ... (13 replies)

... rays, ct scan, a nuclear bone scan in the beginning then a three phase bone scan 1.5 yrs later with was the nail that held the dx together.. time and patience is needed with this. but they can suspect it and try to get early treatments.. ... (5 replies)
... next appointment, describe my symptoms. He says he does not like the look of it, thinks I may have RSD. Explains everything to me, and says he thinks I need a three phase bone scan. Then, he leaves our therapy appointment, goes upstairs to the ortho doc's office and tells them the same thing. ... (10 replies)
Just Not Sure
Jul 1, 2012
... first thing I learned is to not make decisions out of fear anger or confusion..be logical and to the letter. if it says no work until results of IME or three phase bone scan than thats what you do. If comp is dragging there feet you need to get on your atty. have them call for the ime report. call every day if you have to. ... (14 replies)
Just Not Sure
Jun 29, 2012
... he sensitivity to touch isn't in every one its not the staple sign that lot of dr,s see it to be.. the discoloration swelling sounds like RSD. once comp approves bone scan you should get the test done then have dr request a three phase bone scan.. good luck.. it sounds like RSD .. but I hope they find it not to be.. ... (14 replies)
... In August '05 a cat scan suggested some patchy demineralisation and some borderline prominence of the scapholunate distance measuring 2.5mm maximally. ... (37 replies)
... I had a three phase bone scan when my PT first suspected RSD. ... (4 replies)
... tients underwent resolution, often spontaneously. CRPS I is of low prevalence, more commonly affects women than men, the upper more than the lower extremity, and three out of four cases undergo resolution. These results suggest that invasive treatment of CRPS may not be warranted in the majority of cases. ... (6 replies)
... I use this site for perspective. it helps sometimes (not always) but yes distraction helps, In regards to the block .. my PT and PM said no-way to PT after block as it could worsen the pain. I had to stay out of PT for 1-2 days. The nerve blocks never worked on me but I would like o try them again. I dont want the SCS or the pain pump. or a sympathectomy. Im just... (15 replies)
... Thank you so much for your input! This site has truly helped me to deal and understand more about this dreadful disease! Painman, you are so right in calling this a beast because that is truly what it is!!! My PM doctor talked to me about my results and she said that there was a definite change in the blood flow and more or less, confirmed the diagnosis. I have had two nerve... (15 replies)
... i had 14 emgs and none showed rsd. but a three phase bone scan revealed it , osteoporosis atrophy and blood pooling were what gave it away.. ... (26 replies)
... rve damage that spreads and there is proof of this .. i myself have had to document proof of this, via picture , multiple drs visits, mri,s and emg, along with a three phase bone scan wich is the most solid proof i can give as far as paper work goes... have you seen a neurologist , pain managment dr if not why. ask your dr. ... (4 replies)
... Minerals every morning. I will add the magnesium. I'm scheduled for a three phase bone scan on Monday and and EMG next month. ... (10 replies)
... rays, and that three phase bone scan. He sent me directly to pain doc. Dr. Enty, who did block and said "oh yes, you do. It's early in the stage but the block confirms it. ... (6 replies)
No pain to touch
Jul 19, 2003
... I have a question for everyone please!! I'm reading all the posts I have missed and noted that someone (sorry can't remember who) said they have pain to touch. I don't have that. You can scratch with fingernails all along my foot and leg, nothing..... even my right arm, no pain. only my left foot is itching right now... do you think I could have something else like nerve... (7 replies)
... SOMEWHERE OUT OF THIS..... I have a morton's neuroma on the right foot and a HUGE bunion on my left by the big toe. In fact, my toes curve inward. Wen I had my three phase bone scan done they said, "are you sure it's the right foot? ... (8 replies)
... I have never had a three phase bone scan. I did give blood about two months ago and nothing showed up. I don't know if that counts for having blood work done, but they do test it. ... (4 replies)
... eck area. They decided it was muscle strain. Let me go to work on light duty. Then they changed their minds and took me out for 4 days. I made it thru the next three weeks with little to no movement in my shoulder arm and neck. ... (2 replies)


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