trying a radically different approach

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Re: trying a radically different approach

Postby ViewsAskew » Wed Jul 29, 2015 9:48 pm

That helps a lot, Norm. The type of symptoms I have are quite different from yours. I don't have a starting point - the sensations are sort of everywhere in my thighs. I couldn't figure out how to find a starting point to save my life, lol.

This sounds like it may work best with the painful type of WED that appears to have a specific origin.
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Re: trying a radically different approach

Postby Norm » Thu Jul 30, 2015 9:21 am


A friend mentioned to me that a better term for me to use instead of "RLS Trigger Points" would be "Abnormal Sensation Regions".

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