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Something new for treating CRPS: NEWTREATMENT
VISIT www.theacpa.org for valuable resources including a resource guide to pain medications and treatments.
Check out www.rsdhope.org for great insights into CRPS and to realize you are NOT alone.
HERE IS AN ARTICLE FROM WWW.RSDS.ORG
By: Stephen Bruehl, PhD
LINKS BETWEEN CRPS AND PSYCHOLOGICAL FACTORS
The rationale for employing psychological interventions in CRPS patients derives generally from their recognized utility in management of non-CRPS chronic pain conditions, and more specifically, from theoretical pathways through which psychological and behavioral factors might directly interact with pathophysiological mechanisms believed to underlie CRPS. This latter theoretical rationale suggests the possibility that psychological interventions may not only be palliative in CRPS (which is almost assured), but also could have a potentially beneficial impact on underlying pathophysiology of the disorder in the context of multidisciplinary treatment.
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