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.
Systemic lidocaine administered via IV or patch has consistently shown effectiveness for the treatment and prevention of chronic pain.
Use of the 2006 vs 2007 criteria for the diagnosis of complex regional pain syndrome may lead to the misdiagnosis of patients experiencing unexplained excessive pain after total knee arthroplasty.
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.
The authors noted that action observation may be effective in CRPS patients.
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