Complex Regional PainComplex regional pain management


Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), also known as reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome, is a chronic pain condition were high levels of nerve impulses are sent to an affected site. Many experts believe that CRPS occurs as a result of dysfunction in the central or peripheral nervous systems.

CRPS is most common in people ages 20-35. The syndrome can occur in children; it tends to affect women more often than men.

While there is no cure for CRPS, it is treatable. There is no cure for CRPS.