Can a lumbar sympathetic block help with severe tingling in the feet?

Yes it can. this can be an excellent treatment modality. May take up to three injections before its effective. Hang in there this is much better than surgery.

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Would a lumbar sympathetic block help with burning in the feet and legs?

Temporarily. It would temporarily, but what you need to get to the bottom of with your age is why you are having burning in your feet and legs. Follow up with your doctor or neurologist for further evaluation. If you have any loss of urine or bowel, this is a medical emergency and you should be evaluated immediately in the ER. Read more...

Can a lumbar sympathetic block cause a person's feet to sweat excessively?

It's possible. But not likely. A sympathetic block block done correctly would treat hyper hydrides of the feet. Read more...

Going to have a lumbar sympathetic block in my foot. Will I walk ok afterwards?

Yes. A lumbar sympathetic block is actually not in your foot but in your back where the sympathetic nerve trunk runs on either side of the vertebral column. If the block works well, you should feel increased warmth in your foot and it also might get a little swollen. This is normal after such a block and it will go away. The leg may feel a little "funny" but you should be able to walk. Read more...

Can a lumbar sympathetic block cause excessive sweating of the feet?

Sympathetic sweating. Sympathic blockade should normally improve excessive sweating in addition to stabilizing other areas such as temperature, swelling, mobility and pain. Read more...

Can a lumbar sympathetic block cause excessive sweating of the feet as a side effect?

Feet sweating. Excess sweating of the feet is not a side effect of a lumbar sympathetic block. In fact, it should make you sweat less since sweating is controlled by the nerves that are being blocked. Read more...