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What are the best pain treatment options for patients with complex regional pain syndrome?

What are the best pain treatment options for patients with complex regional pain syndrome?

CRPS: Crps is a difficult condition to treat. Often, a combination of various therapies is necessary. It might include: - medication (anti-seizure, antidepressants, topical cream, pain killers...) - physical therapy, biofeedback - interventional therapies (sympathetic nerve blocks, spinal cord stimulation ...). ...Read more

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Dr. Qamar Khan
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Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (Definition)

Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) is a condition in which a person has a chronic pain problem in his arms or legs, but can also be in other parts of his body. Perhaps the pain is due to problems with the nerves in the area, or there may be a problem with the immune system, leading to inflammation ...Read more


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Is there any one treatment that works for complex regional pain syndrome?

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Is there any one treatment that works for complex regional pain syndrome?

CRPS treatment: Complex regional pain syndrome (crps) is a different condition to treat. The main focus of the treatment is to restore the function. Several treatments are available, including physical therapy, medications like topical cream, anti-seizure, ketamine or Lidocaine infusion, injections like sympathetic block and spinal cord stimulation. You should see a pain specialist for evaluation. ...Read more

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Any tips on how to heals complex regional pain syndrome? I'm On a treatment plan but nighttime is the worst

CRPS: please read below article from National Institute of Neurological disorder: http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/reflex_sympathetic_dystrophy/detail_reflex_sympathetic_dystrophy.htm hope this helps. ...Read more

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What would be a good treatment for complex regional pain syndrome, opioids&narc. Don't work. It's so painful. The burning pain is unimaginable.

Tough to treat: But consider use of Lyrica, at high dose, Cymbalta, Savella, (milnacipran) nortryptyline, Stelazine, Gralise, Horizant, but also a couple of different opioids, such as Nucynta or Butrans patch. Some useful exercise programs may make a difference, and many physical therapists have this knowledge. Acupuncture and biofeedback may work. ...Read more

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How will therapy treat complex regional pain syndrome?

How will therapy treat complex regional pain syndrome?

Use: By normalizing the use of the affected extremity. The concept is called functional restoration, the therapist starts slow and helps you use your extremity as normally as possible. ...Read more

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Whats the symptoms you get with complex regional pain syndrome?

See below: The symptoms include severe pain, usually in a limb, swelling, sometimes increased sweating of the limb, difficulty using the limb as well as severe sensitivity to things that would not usually cause pain like light touch, even the touch of clothing with a feeling like a sunburn. ...Read more

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My partner suffers from complex regional pain syndrome-- can it spread to me?

No: Complex regional pain syndrome is not known to be a contagious disease. You're safe! ...Read more

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What do you think about complex regional pain syndrome (crps) support?

Helpful if: Support is helpful if the group helps you deal with the problems of chronic pain and helps find solutions to the attendant problems. Groups are counterproductive if the members just complain, want validation, or just want to outdo one another with how miserable they are. People with this should to try to stay as active socially, at work, and at home as they can. Withdrawal leads to isolation. ...Read more

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Has anyone developed complex regional.Pain syndrome after a.C.Section?

Very rare: To my knowledge, there has only been one case report of crps like symptoms after cesarean section and this occurred in a woman that had history of crps in the upper arm. In this one case the symptoms resolved after an abdominal muscle block. ...Read more