2021AM: Complex Regional Pain Syndrome/ Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (CE: 0.75)


Have you ever felt your hand or foot on fire 24 hours a day, 7 days a week? Patients with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) endure this daily. There is no cure for CRPS but instead there are a combination of treatments that temporarily manage the symptoms. This session will cover the types of CRPS, causes, symptoms, pathophysiology, diagnosis, prognosis, and management. Additionally, this session will increase awareness of this rare and new disorder.

Learning Objectives:

  • Distinguish the different types of CRPS. 
  • Describe the symptoms of CRPS. 
  • Understand the different treatment modalities of CRPS.


Bindu Pillai, MBBS, RMA

Launched: 2021