Thursday, March 30, 2017

CRPS

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Nutrition and Movement for People with CRPS

When I see a patient with a presumptive diagnosis of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, the very first thing I emphasize to them is “mobilization.” Regardless of how long they have been afflicted with the disorder, it is imperative that they keep the affected joint(s) moving. For example, it is common to find frozen shoulders in

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Pediatric Chronic Pain Management

By Emily J. Parke, DO and  Janet Semenova, CPNP‐AC Chronic pain in the pediatric and adolescent population is becoming increasingly prevalent. Juvenile fibromyalgia, complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), functional abdominal pain, chronic headaches, joint hypermobility, and neuropathic pain are all chronic pain conditions that commonly occur in adults as well as pediatric patients. However, the

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Complex Regional Pain Syndrome: A Pediatric Case Report

by Anita L. Davis PT, DPT, DAAPM Abstract Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) affects adults and children. Its onset is typically associated with fracture, sprain/strain, or other trauma. Yet a small percentage of cases present with a spontaneous onset. Genetic factors have been thought to facilitate the development of CRPS in some patients. The impact

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