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CRPS is a syndrome of excessive pain following injury or surgery to the knee, where the pain is accompanied by skin colour and temperature changes and problems with regianing range of motion of the limb.
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome or CRPS is a somewhat poorly understood but accepted pain syndrome marked by injury or surgery to a limb followed by a constellation of alarming symptoms.
An overview of the topic of CRPS, excerpted from a leading medical publication.
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Awareness of the early stages of CRPS is key to identifying and managing this problem.
Understanding the terminology.
Complex regional pain syndrome–up-to-date. Birklein F and Dimova V. Pain Rep. 2017 Nov; 2(6): e624.