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Treatments for CRPS are much like CRPS itself, they effect everybody differently; just because it works for one doesn't mean it will work for
another. Do your own research, ask your doctors and specialists what is best for you.
With chronic pain conditions that involve the whole person, pain management generally requires a combination of treatment options.
Finding the best Pain Management Team to suit your needs, is extremely important.
This is a possible suggestion:
Presently available treatments in Australia;
Always take medication as directed.
Always seek medical advice when starting a new over the counter medication,
to ensure there will be no adverse effects with other medications.
Never use another persons prescription medication.
GMI is a rehabilitation process used to treat pain and movement problems related to nervous system disorders by exercising the brain. It can be taught by a physiotherapist or pain specialist, or learned independently with the right amount of practice.
Although a significant part of Graded Motor Imagery, many people ask about Mirror Box Therapy, how it works and what it is. To put it simply, by using a mirror you can trick your brain into believing the injured part is okay. It is best to be guided by a clinician who understands brain function.
A surgically implanted generator of electrical current to the source of the pain to create a pleasant sensation that in turn blocks the brain's ability to sense the previously perceived pain.
The type of nerve block a patient might receive depends on the area of the body being affected.
Ketamine has long been used as an anesthetic, while the first paper that showed the ability to "tame" ketamine was published in 1973. Ketamine is now widely used to treat therapy-resistant chronic pain syndromes.
The spoon theory is a disability metaphor used to explain the reduced amount of energy available for activities of daily living and productive tasks that may result from disability or chronic illness. Spoons are an intangible unit of measurement used to track how much energy a person has throughout a given day.
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Except in very rare situations:
CRPS PATIENTS SHOULD NOT BE TREATED WITH ICE
The Purple Bucket Foundation Inc. proudly support the ongoing research of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) with donations to CRPS research projects at UniSA / Body in Mind.
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CRPS Awareness & Support
While there is still some debate over the use of hypnosis, meditation and cannabis for the treatment of chronic pain, there can be absolutely no question of their relaxation properties; and with stress being a major precursor for CRPS and Chronic Pain flares, relaxation sounds like a truly beneficial alternative.
Meditation is proclaimed by many as the best way to relax and escape, but for some, it is the hardest thing in the world to do. For those who find it difficult I suggest going with the guided meditation to start with. https://www.tarabrach.com/guided-meditations/
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Allodynia is a painful sensation caused by innocuous stimuli caused by touch, a light breeze and numerous other things that shouldn’t, and generally wouldn’t, cause pain. Allodynia is associated with nerve damage in conditions such as CRPS, Fibromyalgia, etc; and is likely to become an increasing clinical problem, which can also interfere with the treatment of your primary condition(s) – physiotherapy, scrambler therapy, chiropractic treatment and so on.
There are a number of ways you can start to desensitise your allodynia yourself, which may allow you to do it in your own time, at your own pace, in the manner of your choice and without the feeling of pressure or being rushed.
The suggested listed are in no particular order and are simply suggestions. Some may work for you, some may not. I have listed them as I found them.
Water Therapy – Hydrotherapy
Using Somatosensory Rehabilitation to treat Allodynia: “Somatosensory rehabilitation for pain” [#NeuroPainRehab] is a treatment method that includes strategies to help therapists and other health care providers assess and treat allodynia.
This is just a start for gentle desensitisation. Your professional medical support team will have many more ideas and exercises for you.