How is complex regional pain syndrome type 1 (CRPS 1) (RSD) prevented?

Updated: Sep 09, 2018
  • Author: T P Sudha Rao, MD; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
  • Print
Answer

Knowing the triggers for reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD), especially extremity immobilization for any cause, and recognizing the disease process early and instituting prompt therapy are the most important aspects of prevention.


Did this answer your question?
Additional feedback? (Optional)
Thank you for your feedback!