We hope to assist patients, as well as family, and friends of those who suffer from Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD) or more recently known as Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS). This organization was formed in July 1990; and since then, has sent information regarding RSD/CRPS to hundreds of thousands patients and professionals worldwide. The free information we offer will help educate and inform you, your family, friends as well as your physician regarding the signs, symptoms, diagnosis and the latest methods of treatment for RSD/CRPS.
Stages of CRPS
In this article you will find 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.
This article was co-authored by: Doctors Hooshmand and Hashmi.
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The records of 824 complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) patients referred in January 1991 to January 1996 are reviewed in this article, and the diagnostic and therapeutic approaches are compared with studies reported in the medical literature. At least two follow-up visits were required to enable a patient to be included in the study. Problems of terminology and over- and underdiagnosis are discussed.
Hooshmand H., Hashmi M.:Complex Regional Pain Syndrome(Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome): Diagnosis and Therapy - A Review of 824 Patients. Pain Digest 9: 1-24, 1999.