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RSD-CRPS Articles

In this section of our website you will find some very helpful and informative medical articles regarding

Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD) / Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS).

These articles have been written by a number of authors from around the world. 

I hope that this information proves to be helpful to you in your search for additional information                                  

regarding RSD (CRPS).

If you have any questions regarding RSD (CRPS), or about any information posted on this website,

please feel free to contact me by e-mail at: utopia33@prodigy.net or call me at: 774-501-2808 during

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Below is a list of the articles that you will find under the subject of RSD-CRPS Articles.

To view these articles please click on the links under the subject of RSD-CRPS Articles.

 

 

New Article (as of 6-8-2017)

Medication in the Management of  Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)

Hooshang Hooshmand, M.D. (Retired) and Eric M. Phillips

www.rsdinfo.com and www.rsdrx.com

 

 

 

 

New Article (as of 1-29-2017)

Methadone Related Deaths (MRD) Among                                                                         Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) Patients

Eric M. Phillips and H. Hooshmand, M.D. (Retired)

www.rsdinfo.com and www.rsdrx.com

 

 

 

 

New Article (as of 2-16-2016)

Various Complications of CRPS

H. Hooshmand, M.D. and Eric M. Phillips

Neurological Associates Pain Management Center

Vero Beach, Florida

 

 

 

 

SCINTIGRAPHIC TRIPHASIC BONE SCAN AS A DIAGNOSTIC TOOL IN COMPLEX REGIONAL PAIN SYNDROME (CRPS)

Hooshang Hooshmand, M.D. and Eric M. Phillips   

Neurological Associates Pain Management Center

Vero Beach, Florida

 

 

 

 

CLINICAL CONTRIBUTION TO COMPLEX REGIONAL PAIN SYNDROME (CRPS I)

Dr. H.A. Badala, Ex Prof. Adjunto of Medicine: Cardiology

University of Medicine

(Montevideo, R. O. Del Uruguay)

 

 

 

 

COMPLEX REGIONAL PAIN SYNDROME (CRPS)-REFLEX SYMPATHETIC DYSTROPHY (RSD)DIAGNOSIS AND MANAGEMENT PROTOCOL

Hooshang Hooshmand, M.D., and Eric M. Phillips

Neurological Associates Pain Management Center 

Vero Beach, Florida

 

 

 

 

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) and Spinal Cord Stimulator (SCS)

Hooshang Hooshmand, M.D. and Eric M. Phillips   

Neurological Associates Pain Management Center

Vero Beach, Florida

 

 

 

 

 

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) and Sympathectomy

H. Hooshmand, M.D. and Eric M. Phillips

Neurological Associates Pain Management Center 

Vero Beach, Florida

 

 

 

 

 

CRYOTHERAPY CAN CAUSE PERMANENT NERVE DAMAGE: A CASE REPORT                                                                                                     

Hooshang Hooshmand, MD, Masood Hashmi, MD, and Eric M. Phillips

 

 

 

THE INFUSION PUMP: CLINICAL OBSERVATION

H. Hooshmand, M.D. and Eric M. Phillips

Neurological Associates Pain Management Center

Vero Beach, Florida

 

 

 

 

THE MANAGEMENT OF COMPLEX REGIONAL PAIN SYNDROME (CRPS)

H. Hooshmand, M.D. and Eric M. Phillips

Neurological Associates Pain Management Center

Vero Beach, Florida

 

 

 

 

MOVEMENT DISORDER IN PERIPHERAL NERVE INJURIES

H. Hooshmand, M.D. and Eric M. Phillips

Neurological Associates Pain Management Center

Vero Beach, Florida

 

 

 

 

NERVE BLOCKS FOR NEUROPATHIC PAIN

Hooshang Hooshmand, Masood Hashmi, Eric M. Phillips

(SPON. H. Hooshmand)

Neurological Associates Pain Management Center

Vero Beach, Florida 32960 USA

Abstract Number: 638-P272

 

 

 

 

 

 

Positive Reminders and Advice (New as of 5-25-2016)                                                                You will find this new resource under the new section of our website called Practical Resources.

This is a compilation of positive reminders and advice from fellow international Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) fighters.

 

 

 

Psychological Aspects of  Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD)-                                                Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)

H. Hooshmand, M.D., and Eric M. Phillips

Neurological Associates Pain Management Center

Vero Beach, Florida

 

 

 

 

 

 

Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) Diagnosis and Treatment

H. Hooshmand, M.D. and Eric M. Phillips

Neurological Associates Pain Management Center

Vero Beach, Florida

 

 

 

 

 

THE FOUR PRINCIPLES OF ADDICTION

H. Hooshmand, M.D. and Eric M. Phillips

Neurological Associates Pain Management Center

Vero Beach, Florida

 

 

 

 

So Your Student has CRPS... Now What? (New as of 6-21-2016)                                                You will find this resource guide under the new section of our website called Practical Resources.

Created By: Erin Kergan for the International RSD Foundation

 

 

 

SPREAD OF COMPLEX REGIONAL PAIN SYNDROME (CRPS)

H. Hooshmand, M.D. and Eric M. Phillips 

Neurological Associates Pain Management Center 

Vero Beach, Florida

 

 

 

 

SPINE AND THE AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEM

Hooshang Hooshmand, M.D., and Eric M. Phillips

Neurological Associates Pain Management Center

Vero Beach, Florida

 

 

 

 

A comprehensive list of the Stages of CRPS that was published in the article:

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome- Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome: Diagnosis and Therapy - A Review of 824 Patients

H. Hooshmand, M.D. and M. Hashmi, M.D.

Neurological Associates Pain Management Center

Vero Beach, Florida

(Pain Digest- 1999; 9:1-24)

 

 

 

 

 

 

SYMPATHETIC MODULATION

H. Hooshmand, M.D., and Eric M. Phillips

Neurological Associates Pain Management Center

Vero Beach, Florida

 

 

 

 

 

THE ROLE OF INFRARED THERMAL IMAGING (THERMOGRAPHY)IN ELECTRICAL INJURIES (EI)

Hooshang Hooshmand, M.D., Masood Hashmi, M.D., and Eric M. Phillips

Neurological Associates Pain Management Center 

1255 37th Street, Suite B 

Vero Beach, Florida, USA.

 

 

 

 

 

THE ROLE OF INFRARED THERMAL IMAGING (ITI) IN MANAGEMENT OF NEUROPATHIC PAIN     

Hooshang Hooshmand, M.D., Masood Hashmi, M.D., and Eric M. Phillips

Neurological Associates Pain Management Center  

1255 37th Street, Suite B 

Vero Beach, Florida, USA.

 

 

 

 

 

Infrared Thermal Imaging As A Tool In Pain Management – An 11 Year Study, Part I of II   

Hooshang Hooshmand, Masood Hashmi, Eric M. Phillips

Neurological Associates Pain Management Center

Vero Beach, Florida, USA.

 

 

 

 

 

Infrared Thermal Imaging As A Tool In Pain Management – An 11 Year Study, Part II: Clinical Applications

Hooshang Hooshmand, Masood Hashmi, Eric M. Phillips

Neurological Associates Pain Management Center

Vero Beach, Florida, USA

 

 

 

 

Various Complications of CRPS (New as of 2-16-2016)

Hooshang Hooshmand, Masood Hashmi, Eric M. Phillips

Neurological Associates Pain Management Center

Vero Beach, Florida, USA

 

 

 

 

Case Report

VENIPUNCTURE CRPS II

Hooshang Hooshmand, M.D., Masood Hashmi, M.D. and Eric M. Phillips

 

 

 

 

RSD Article #1

Mutilating Procedures (Mutilation of an RSD Patient)

E-mail Letter from an RSD Patient, Dated May 26, 1993 / With Cover Letter Titled: Mutilating Procedures (Mutilation of an RSD Patient) By: Eric M. Phillips

 

 

 

 

RSD Article #2

THE ASSOCIATION OF PERIPHERAL NERVE COMPRESSION AND                             REFLEX SYMPATHETIC DYSTROPHY

J. J. MONSIVAIS, J. BAKER and D. MONSIVAIS

From the Hand and Microsurgery Center of El Paso, and the Orthopaedic and Hand Center, El Paso, Texas, USA

 

 

 

 

 

RSD Article #3

The Classic

Gunshot Wounds and Other Injuries of Nerves

S. WElR MlTCHELL, M.D., GEORGE R. MOREHOUSE, M.D., AND WILLIAM W. KEEN, M.D.

 

 

 

 

RSD Article #4

Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Associated With Low Lumbar Disc Herniation

PHILIP M. BERNINI, MD,* and FREDERICK A. SIMEONE, MD

 

 

 

 

RSD Article #5

Brief Report

Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Since Livingston

Bernard E. Edwards, M.D

 

 

 

 

RSD Article #6

RSDS

Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome

By: Ellen G. Wattay, Ph.D., PT

 

 

 

 

RSD Article #7

CASE REPORT

CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME COMPLICATED BY REFLEX SYMPATHETIC DYSTROPHY SYNDROME

BY M.-A. FITZCHARLES AND J.M. ESDAILE

Rheumatic Disease Unit, McGill University, Unit, Montreal, Quebec. Canada

 

 

 

 

 

RSD Article #8

Case Report

Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome Complicating the Management of TMJ Symptoms. A Case Report  

M. Jeffrey Morton, D.M.D., Mark L. Pitel, D.M.D.

 

 

 

 

RSD Article #9

Clinical Report

Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Associated With Multiple Lumbar Laminectomies 

Dennis W. Dobritt and Craig T. Hartrick

Providence Hospital, Southfield Michigan, U.S.A.

 

 

 

 

 

RSD Article #10

chapter 
3

SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF REFLEX SYMPATHETIC DYSTROPHY:
prospective study of 829 patients.

Peter H.J.M.Veldman, M.D., Han M.Reynen, M.D., Ph.D., Ivo E.Arntz, M.D.,                                          R. Jan A.Goris, M.D.,Ph.D.

Department of Surgery, University Hospital Nimegen, The Netherlands

Lancet 1993; 342:1012-6

 

 

 

 

 

 

RSD Article #11

chapter 
4

ARE THERE THREE STAGES IN REFLEX SYMPATHETIC DYSTROPHY? 

Peter H.J.M. Veldman M.D., R. Jan A. Goris M.D., Ph.D.

Department of Surgery, University Hospital Nijmegen, The Netherlands

 

 

 

 

 

RSD Article #12

chapter
7

REFLEX SYMPATHETIC DYSTROPHY CAUSED BY NERVE INJURY? Electromyography in 75 patients    

Peter H.J.M. Veldman, M.D. *, Dick M. Vingerhoets, M.D. **, R. Jan A. Goris M.D., Ph.D. *

* Department of Surgery, University Hospital Nijmegen, The Netherlands
* * Department of Clinical Neurophysiology University Hospital Nijmegen, The Netherlands

 

 

 

 

 

 

RSD Article #13

chapter
9

MULTIPLE REFLEX SYMPATHETIC DYSTROPHY
Which patients are at risk for developing a recurrence of reflex sympathetic dystrophy in the same or another limb?

Peter H.J.M. Veldman M.D., R. Jan A.Goris M.D., Ph.D.

Department of Surgery, University Hospital Nijmegen, The Netherlands

 

 

 

 

 

 

RSD Article #14

chapter 
12

SURGERY ON EXTREMITIES WITH REFLEX SYMPATHETIC DYSTROPHY   

Peter H.J.M. Veldman M.D., R. Jan A. Goris M.D., Ph.D.

Department of Surgery, University Hospital Nijmegen, The Netherlands