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Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Bone Scan
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How effective is phenoxybenzamine (Dibenzyline) for treating complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS)?
Worth a try: CRPS is often very difficult to control, and you may have to try several different approaches. In many of my patients, high dose opioids have been the ultimate choice. Try the Dibenzyline (phenoxybenzamine) and work closely with your doctor, and maybe that will be your solution. ...Read more
I know this is not an easy question, does anyone know of a successful good clinic that treats Complex Regional Pain Syndrome CRPS thanks in advance!!
Suggest: Cleveland Clinic in Ohio has a section dedicated to CRPS ...Read more
Catapres (clonidine) & CRPS: If your blood pressure is normal, you won't be able to handle even 0.1mg of catapres (clonidine). Will make you feel lethargic since it lowers blood pressure. This is the negative which I have thus far seen in my CRPS population. However, for the ones in whom it works, it is a great SEVEN DAYS time released neuropathic pain patch. I's much more ideal to change patch q 7 days than take pills every day! ...Read more
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
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