Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

Intrathecal Drug Delivery Systems May Be Ineffective for Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

Intrathecal Drug Delivery Systems May Be Ineffective for Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

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Intrathecal drug delivery systems may be ineffective in reducing pain and oral opioid intake in individuals with complex regional pain syndrome.

Interdisciplinary Pain Management Program for Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

Interdisciplinary Pain Management Program for Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

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Interdisciplinary pain management programs incorporate physical and occupational therapy, pain psychology, medication management, and biofeedback.

Novel Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Protocol May Be Effective in CRPS

Novel Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Protocol May Be Effective in CRPS

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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.

Weighted Score May Help in Diagnosing CRPS

Weighted Score May Help in Diagnosing CRPS

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Researchers have developed a weighted score that may be useful in the differential diagnosis of complex regional pain syndrome.

Ketamine Infusion May Be Effective for the Short-Term Relief of CRPS-Associated Pain

Ketamine Infusion May Be Effective for the Short-Term Relief of CRPS-Associated Pain

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Ketamine infusion may provide short-term pain relief for patients with complex regional pain syndrome.

Brain Plasticity in Patients With Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

Brain Plasticity in Patients With Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

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Patients diagnosed with complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) demonstrate significant structural and functional brain changes in regions associated with movement and pain.

DRG Stimulation Superior to Spinal Cord Stimulation for Lower Extremity Pain

DRG Stimulation Superior to Spinal Cord Stimulation for Lower Extremity Pain

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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.

Effectiveness of Outpatient Program in Managing Complex Pain

Effectiveness of Outpatient Program in Managing Complex Pain

Patients who learn to manage their pain with CBT and exercise can reduce pain levels.

Controversial Drug May Address Co-Occurring Complex Regional Pain Syndrome and PTSD

Controversial Drug May Address Co-Occurring Complex Regional Pain Syndrome and PTSD

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A combination of ketamine infusion treatment and psychotherapy was found to attenuate PTSD manifestation and reduce pain scores.

Updated Guidelines on Neurostimulation for Chronic Pain by the European Academy of Neurology

Updated Guidelines on Neurostimulation for Chronic Pain by the European Academy of Neurology

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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.

CRPS: A Long and Painful Road to Diagnosis

CRPS: A Long and Painful Road to Diagnosis

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Average delay from onset to diagnosis is 4 years, study shows.

Neuromodulation: An Option for Refractory Hand Pain?

Neuromodulation: An Option for Refractory Hand Pain?

A review of different approaches for preventing transmission of pain signals to the brain.

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