Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) is a rare form of chronic pain that can affect the arm of leg. This syndrome typically develops after an injury, surgery, stroke or heart attack, but the pain is out of proportion to the severity of an initial injury.

Signs of symptoms of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) include continuous burning or throbbing pain, sensitivity to touch or cold, swelling of the painful area, joint stiffness, swelling, damage and other changes to the body.

Treatment options for Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) include pain relievers, antidepressants, applying heat and cold, physical therapy, biofeedback and spinal cord stimulator.