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Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) and Physiotherapy Singapore

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Complex regional pain syndrome is painful condition which occurs following an injury. The pain is often chronic (long term), and continues long after the initial injury has recovered. Oftentimes, the injury is small and one that people would expect to quickly recover from it. It was previously called reflex sympathetic dystrophy or causalgia, and is medically termed as a chronic systemic disease characterized by severe pain, swelling and changes in the skin. CRPS worsens over time, and usually starts with an extremity (leg or arm).

If you’d like to read the full-length article on CRPS on Wikipedia, please go here.

Any forms of long term pain is a difficult state to be in, and while chronic regional pain syndrome may be difficult to manage, the main physiotherapy, hand therapy and occupational therapy goals and interventions are to provide pain relief, to increase mobility and increase participation and function inasmuch as possible in daily living.

In our physiotherapy clinic, we will start with providing pain relief strategies and treatment to decrease pain, at the same time, providing mobilization to ensure that the bone, joint and muscle as well as other soft tissue's integrity is not compromised. This will be done by a combination of exercise therapy (passive ranging, joint mobilization as well as strengthening exercises). When coupled with heat therapy and cold therapy, it improves pain relief and mobility for most patients with chronic regional pain syndrome.

There are two main types: Type 1 is known by a few terms, such as reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD), Sudeck's atrophy, reflex neurovascular dystrophy (RND) or algoneurodystrophy; and the main factor is that is does not have obvious or noticeable nerve damage involved. Type 2 is known as causalgia, and most of the time, it has nerve damage involved.

Early physiotherapy, hand therapy and occupational therapy interventions are effective and will help with mobility, function and pain relief.

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Specialist Rehab Group works with specialist physiotherapists and specialist rehab therapists who are highly trained, qualified, experienced and passionate to provide high level of expert care to our patients.

Areas of specialization

  • physiotherapy: back and neck (spine), sports, shoulder, hip, knee, ankle
  • hand therapy: forearm, wrist, hand and fingers
  • podiatrist: leg, calf, ankle, foot and toes
  • read more on our specializations here

All our therapists are fully insured and registered with Allied Health Professions Council (AHPC) and Traditional Chinese Medicine Board (TCM). See our entire team here by location and specialization.

Initially, our specialist physiotherapists will carry out a thorough assessment, helping them to select the most appropriate treatment to help you recover. They then provide expert treatment for your pain as well as prescribing specific exercises to reduce your risk of re-injury and giving you a long term solution.

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Email: nigel@specialistrehabgroup.com

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Disclaimer
We are a wholly Singapore Private Limited group of licensed physiotherapists, hand therapists, podiatrists, chiropractors, sports massage therapists, clinical pilates practitioners and TCM physicians practicing in our scope of rehabilitation and its areas of specializations. As listed in our website are the list of services we provide our clients as referred by their medical doctors or by self referrals/word of mouth.

The range of rehabilitation results vary from patients to patients, depending on a variety of factors and reasons such as severity of condition, genetics, gender and age. However, we will still deliver the best evidence-based-practice of physiotherapy, hand therapy, TCM, sports training and deep tissue release therapy that we can deliver.

The information available on this site is for educational purposes only, if you need a full professional advise on physiotherapy, hand therapy and occupational therapy, please schedule an appointment with us by contacting our staff by Call/SMS/WhatsApp at 96402670, thanks!

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Finally I know what I have, my pain decreased and now I'm back to work!

Derrick
Regional Sales Manager

OMG. The pain levels in my hands have dropped dramatically, about 60-70%

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