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Dr. Thomas Fiala
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Burning Pain (Definition)

Burning pain is one of the hallmarks of pain due to nerve damage. Any skin condition may also cause burning pain. It is different than sharp stabbing pain ...Read more


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Can the Depo-Provera shot cause burning pain in the feet and legs?

Can the Depo-Provera shot cause burning pain in the feet and legs?

No: Not unless the injection itself struck a nerve when given in the buttocks and would be present only on one side. ...Read more

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Can the spinal cord stimulation help mask the burning pain in the legs and feet?

Can the spinal cord stimulation help mask the burning pain in the legs and feet?

Neuromodulation: It seems like you are experiencing peripheral neuropathy. Spinal cord stimulation is an advanced treatment for specific painful conditions. It is usually used for patient with pain after neck or back surgery or pain from complex regional pain syndrome. It has been gaining more popularity for peripheral neuropathy as well. You would need to have a trial to see if it is effective for your pain ...Read more

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For 5+yrs IV had progressive/extreme fatigue joint/neck/back pain headaches rash on knees/elbows, tingling/burning/pain legs feet arms hands. Ideas?

For 5+yrs IV had progressive/extreme fatigue joint/neck/back pain headaches rash on knees/elbows, tingling/burning/pain legs feet arms hands. Ideas?

Also Lyme disease: If you have been bitten by a tick or live near the woods (or frequently go camping), consider getting tested for Lyme disease as well. Some of the symptoms, especially the (migratory?) rash are reminiscent of Lyme disease. ...Read more

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Severe burning pain in feet-neuropathy/crps. I enjoy hiking and biking but having hard time right now. Will there be limitation after scs?

Severe burning pain in feet-neuropathy/crps. I enjoy hiking and biking but having hard time right now. Will there be limitation after scs?

To be expected.: There will be some restrictions and limitations following the placement, especially immediately after. Your surgeon can fill you out on the specifics. The benefits of the implant far outweigh any limitations imposed by the procedure. ...Read more

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What are some vascular studies that can be done for tingling/burning pain in feet and hands?

What are some vascular studies that can be done for tingling/burning pain in feet and hands?

Abi: Measuring the systolic pressure in the arteries of your feet is a non invasive easy way to check your circulation The ratio of the leg pressure to your arm pressure should be 0.9 -1.3 . if that is the case you are probably experiencing neuropathy. Values under 0.9 indicate vascular disease ratio less than 0.5 may be cause for concern . ...Read more

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Severe burning pain in feet-neuropathy/crps- I'm trying to exercise. Can I run after scs implantation?

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Severe burning pain in feet-neuropathy/crps- I'm trying to exercise. Can I run after scs implantation?

Yes you can.: Spinal cord stimulator is a simple outpatient procedure that does not need any significant restrictions after implantation. You can return to normal activities afterwards very quickly. That being said just be careful not to overdo it such as running. The incision sites can open up if you exercise too excessively immediately after surgery. Wait about a week or two. ...Read more

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I have been experiencing burning pain that radiates from the inside of my foot to the outside of my thigh on my left leg. Is it anything serious?

Heard of Compo????: Well it's serious enough to cause you pain. Left untreated, it could cause further problem by causing you to compensate for the burning pain you are now having. This compensation is what generally leads to the secondary problems that makes treating the problem even more important. ...Read more

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