Ketamine infusions are a last resort treatment for complex regional pain syndrome when pain relievers, nerve blocks, physical therapy and neuromodulation don’t help.
Complex regional pain syndrome can inflict pain long after you have had time to heal from a fracture or other injury. Find out how doctors treat this lingering pain.
Did you know that eliminating certain foods from your diet might help ease pain? A pain management specialist answers some key questions about how it works.
While the use of pain medications is slowing, more and more, technology is able to fill the gaps in managing patients’ pain.
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Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) is as bad as it sounds — severe, spreading chronic pain with redness, fluctuating skin temperature, and sometimes changes in body hair and nail growth. These issues make it hard for most patients to use their affected arm or leg, the body parts that are most often impacted. As if … Read More
Contributor: Michael Stanton-Hicks, MD, Department of Pain Management Twenty-year-old Jordan Keen has battled complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) for almost half her life. But now her once-disabling condition is so well controlled that she ran the Chicago Marathon last year — in under 6 hours 30 minutes, no less. Jordan offered to share her story … Read More