Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) is a chronic pain condition most often affecting one of the limbs (arms, legs, hands, or feet), usually after an injury or trauma to that limb. CRPS is believed to be caused by damage to, or malfunction of, the peripheral and central nervous systems.
- AMERICAN RSDHOPE
- NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH: CRPS FACT SHEET
- REFLEX SYMPATHETIC DYSTROPHY ASSOCIATION
- ACTIVATED SPINAL GLIA CRPS
- LIMB AMPUTATIONS
- MOTOR CORTEX DISINHIBITION CRPS
- RETHINKING THE PSYCHOGENIC MODEL OF CRPS
- THALAMUS PERIPHERAL NERVE MICROGLIA
- WHEN YOU DISLIKE PATIENTS, PAIN IS TAKEN LESS SERIOUSLY
Title: Pediatric Pain 2013 …. Connecting the Dots
Author: Pradeep Chopra, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor at Brown Medical School and Director of Pain Management Center of Rhode Island
This lecture addresses the common pain syndromes seen with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, mitochondrial disorders and the overlapping of RSD/CRPS. It discusses the various effects to the body (such as dystonia, muscle spasms, gastrointestinal issues, etc.) and the different medical options out there both off-label and known.