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Complex regional pain syndrome: diagnosis and treatment.

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Freedman M1, Greis AC2, Marino L3, Sinha AN3, Henstenburg J3.

Abstract

This article discusses the diagnostic criteria, clinical course, and complications of complex regional pain syndrome. Multidisciplinary treatment including physical and occupational therapy, psychological evaluation and treatment, pharmacologic management, and more aggressive options including sympathetic blocks, sympathectomy, and spinal cord stimulation are also reviewed.

Resource: Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am. 2014 May;25(2):291-303