Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), formerly known as reflex sympathetic dystrophy or RSD, affects about 50,000 Americans per year. Seeking help is important, because without proper CRPS/RSD treatment, symptoms can become extremely disabling.
If you’ve been diagnosed with CRPS, we encourage you to contact Integrated Pain Solutions to find out what we can do for you: (614) 383-6450.
Most doctors and researchers agree that CRPS is related to a “misfiring” nervous system that sends excessive pain signals to the brain. Two main types exist – CRPS type 1 and CRPS type 2:
Both CRPS type 1 and type 2 are known to cause extreme pain that is much worse and lasts much longer than would be expected. This symptom occurs because the central nervous system “overreacts” and sends pain signals long after the precipitating trigger is resolved.
Chronic pain in one or multiple extremities is the hallmark symptom of CRPS. Other signs and symptoms include:
Our multidisciplinary team at Integrated Pain Solutions uses evidence-based techniques to provide individualized CRPS/RSD treatment. We can help reduce your pain and alleviate symptoms through services like: