CRPS-Complex regional pain syndrome

CRPS-Complex regional pain syndrome


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CRPS is a chronic pain condition that lasts greater than six months or more. It may affect the spinal cord or a limb such as an arm, leg, hand, or foot.  It may be secondary to an injury such as a sprain/strain, fracture, soft tissue injury, and even after surgery. Our pain specialist Dr. Bajaj at Pain Remedy Solutions in Los Angeles ( is very familiar with CRPS symptoms. These may include excessive pain, changes in skin color, temperature, swelling, burning sensation, difficulty with coordinating muscle movement, or an exaggerated sense of pain that is disproportionate to the inciting stimuli. CRPS diagnosis is based on an individual patient’s medical history and current signs and symptoms. 


Treatments for CRPS may include a sympathetic block. This block involves injecting a local anesthetic next to the affected nerve root plexus to directly and effectively block the activity of sympathetic nerves and potentially help improve blood flow to the affected area, among other benefits. This procedure is performed by Dr. Bajaj at Pain Remedy Solutions in Los Angeles (


Repeating this procedure may be recommended since the effectiveness varies individually and from patient to patient. Furthermore, physical therapy is recommended in combination to help aid the affected limb’s strength, flexibility, and function mobility. 


If you are interested in innovative modern approaches to pain management, make an appointment with our pain specialist Dr. Bajaj at Remedy Spine & Pain Solutions ( in our Los Angeles office for a consultation to see if you are a candidate for a sympathetic nerve block.

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