CRPS

CRPS may refer to:

  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
  • Center for Rehabilitation of Pain Syndromes - Center for managing complex pain syndromes, especially complex regional pain syndrome, located in UCLA.

Other articles related to "crps":

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome - Treatment - Tactile Discrimination Training
... Another approach to CRPS is based on a treatment called sensory discrimination training, which was used for phantom limb pain ... For CRPS, a replicated case series and a randomised repeated measures experiment both demonstrated an effect of tactile discrimination training on pain, disability and sensory ...
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome - Similar Disorders
... CRPS has characteristics similar to those of other disorders, such as shoulder-hand syndrome, which sometimes occurs after a heart attack and is marked by pain and stiffness in the arm and ... also shares many components of CRPS (burning pain, redness, temperature hypersensitivity, autonomic dysfunction, vasospasm), they both involve small fiber sensory ... Erythromelalgia involves a lack of sweating, whereas CRPS often involves increased sweating ...
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome - Pathophysiology
... The pathophysiology of CRPS is not fully understood ... appear to be involved in the induction and maintenance of CRPS ... by free radicals) are all concepts that have been implicated in the pathophysiology of CRPS ...
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome - Current Research
... Investigators are studying new approaches to treat CRPS and intervene more aggressively after traumatic injury to lower the patient's chances of ... of the sympathetic nervous system cause pain in CRPS patients ... mechanism that causes the spontaneous pain of CRPS and that discovery may lead to new ways of blocking pain ...
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome - Symptoms
... The symptoms of CRPS usually manifest near the site of an injury, which is usually minor ... The pain of CRPS is continuous and may be heightened by emotional or physical stress ... The symptoms of CRPS vary in severity and duration ...