Friday, November 07, 2008

More evidence of the importance of physical therapy for CRPS/RSD.

Doctors at Great Ormond Street Hospital, London, UK have conducted a retrospective case note review of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome with Dystonia in children.

They noted that CRPS is known to occur in childhood usually involving severe limb pain, colour and temperature change, with associated loss of function.

The review concluded that children with CRPS can develop abnormal movement and this is often linked to a more severe and complex presentation requiring a very intensive rehabilitation approach.

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