Understanding Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) describes chronic pain in the arm or leg. It generally develops after an injury or procedure. However, the pain is usually disproportionate to the severity of the injury. Unfortunately, CRPS is not fully understood and is a fairly uncommon condition, which has allowed for a number of misconceptions surrounding the condition. Here, we'll dispel some of these myths. What Are the Symptoms of CRPS? CRPS comes with a sea of various symptoms and waves of flare-ups and remissions. Symptoms of CRPS can include: Pain that exceeds severe Muscle spasms Stiff joints Sensitivity to cold Changes [...]