Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
Intrathecal drug delivery systems may be ineffective in reducing pain and oral opioid intake in individuals with complex regional pain syndrome.
Interdisciplinary pain management programs incorporate physical and occupational therapy, pain psychology, medication management, and biofeedback.
The use of a novel frequency pairing for transcranial magnetic stimulation may effectively relieve upper and lower extremity pain associated with complex regional pain syndrome.
Researchers have developed a weighted score that may be useful in the differential diagnosis of complex regional pain syndrome.
Ketamine infusion may provide short-term pain relief for patients with complex regional pain syndrome.
Patients diagnosed with complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) demonstrate significant structural and functional brain changes in regions associated with movement and pain.
Dorsal root ganglion stimulation is more likely than spinal cord stimulation to provide pain relief in patients with neuropathic pain conditions affecting the lower extremities.
A combination of ketamine infusion treatment and psychotherapy was found to attenuate PTSD manifestation and reduce pain scores.
The lack of evidence base for treating chronic pain with neurostimulation resulted in the development of guideline recommendations based on systematic review and meta-analysis of published studies.
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