A new study will investigate whether “laughing gas” can help with pain management for patients with complex regional pain syndrome.
Pain Management Specialist Jijun Xu, MD, PhD, is leading research to develop protocols on the usage of ketamine infusion for treating complex regional pain syndrome. His most recent research came up with reference protocol for future clinical studies.
Physical modalities, such as aggressive physical therapy and desensitization techniques to raise the pain threshold, are effective in treating children with CRPS.
Because DRG neurons are capable of modulating all sensations before processing to the central nervous system, DRG stimulation is proving to be a particularly effective therapeutic approach for chronic intractable pain.
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Dorsal column stimulation (DCS), a neuromodulation therapy used for chronic back and limb pain, is now an option for abdominal pain. Learn how DCS is performed and which patients should consider it.
In properly selected patients, spinal cord stimulation (SCS) can be an effective therapy for managing refractory pain. The best outcomes are likely achieved by pairing SCS with long-term physical therapy and rehabilitation.