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nerve pain in right foot due to 6 back surgeries

Posted by Lillian Hewitt on 2/19/05 at 10:56 (169424)

iam 60 female and i have curvature of the spine and have had 6 back operations fusions upper and lower..after the last one in 2000 i have had bad nerve pain in my right foot .. around the toes .. the heel .. along the right side of foot..i have been to pain management and no pain meds will help the pain..iam to the point of thinking about if one pill wont work maybe 3 will..i have heard of a proceedure to deaden the nerves to the foot.. but dont know the name..i have also had 4 epiduals with no sucess..any help will be appreciated .. ty Lillian

Re: nerve pain in right foot due to 6 back surgeries

Dr. Z on 2/19/05 at 11:26 (169433)

Does your pain managment peform Radio Frequency Lesioning RFL This can help to reduce the foot pain if it is coming from your pain.
My question is the pain really coming from your back or is it coming from both your back and foot. Have you seen any type of foot specialist yet?

Re: nerve pain in right foot due to 6 back surgeries

Dr. Wishnie on 2/21/05 at 14:13 (169583)

Dear Lillian:

I perform a procedure called cryosurgery, also known as cryoablation or cryotherapy. You can find info on my website at: http://www . stopfootpainfast.com. The procedure has been known to help many people. I would definitely need more info from you to see if this procedure can be of help to you. By going on the website you can contact me directly. Looking forward to be of help.