Top
10
Doctor insights on: Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Bone Scan

Share
1

1
Whats the symptoms you get with complex regional pain syndrome?

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

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Qamar Khan
297 doctors shared insights

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


2

2
My partner suffers from complex regional pain syndrome-- can it spread to me?

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

See 2 more doctor answers
3

3
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

4

4
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

5

5
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

7

7
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

See 1 more doctor answer
8

8
How effective is phenoxybenzamine (Dibenzyline) for treating complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS)?

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

10

10
How effective is clonidine (Catapres) for treating complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS)?

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 (Definition)

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


Dr. Tom Heston
208 doctors shared insights