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Can you clarify what reflex sympathetic dystrophy really is?
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Dr. Kenneth Choquette
Pain Management
5 doctors agree
In brief: CRPS
The newer designation is crps, complex regional pain syndrome, which is caused by damage to regional nerves, most often from blunt, crushing injuries, even though there are many other causes like post surgical injuries, infections, etc.
The smaller weaker nerves get damaged easier. These nerves help control other nerves. When these malfunctioning nerves are out of control, chronic pain results.

In brief: CRPS
The newer designation is crps, complex regional pain syndrome, which is caused by damage to regional nerves, most often from blunt, crushing injuries, even though there are many other causes like post surgical injuries, infections, etc.
The smaller weaker nerves get damaged easier. These nerves help control other nerves. When these malfunctioning nerves are out of control, chronic pain results.
Dr. Kenneth Choquette
Dr. Kenneth Choquette
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Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
Pain Management
2 doctors agree
In brief: RSD
This is in simple terms an overactivity of the sympathetic system that results in color changes, swelling, temperature differences, severe pain, sensitivity to touch and wind.
This usually results from an injury no matter how trivial. It can also arise on its own. The important thing is an early diagnosis and aggressive treatment - very often the former is a big problem!

In brief: RSD
This is in simple terms an overactivity of the sympathetic system that results in color changes, swelling, temperature differences, severe pain, sensitivity to touch and wind.
This usually results from an injury no matter how trivial. It can also arise on its own. The important thing is an early diagnosis and aggressive treatment - very often the former is a big problem!
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
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Dr. Stephen Rodrigues
Family Medicine
In brief: IMO, Myofascial
Dense muscle triggers will lead to complex tissue pain issues.
See my files for more details.

In brief: IMO, Myofascial
Dense muscle triggers will lead to complex tissue pain issues.
See my files for more details.
Dr. Stephen Rodrigues
Dr. Stephen Rodrigues
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