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Pain Management

CRPS-My wife has this and no one will help.

10/07/2009

Question:

All the doctors want to do is spinal stimulator. She is young and does not want to go through the painful procedure. Plus any other surgeries can cause CRPS to spread.The say pain meds don`t work, but they do. They just don`t last long enough. She is going crazy from the Pain. It has ruined our family life. Is there any help out there.

Answer:

She may want to discuss things like sympathetic blocks or lidocaine infusion with her physician.

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Response by:

Hammam  Akbik, MD, FIPP Hammam Akbik, MD, FIPP
Formerly, Assistant Professor of Anesthesia
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati