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RSD-CRPS Articles

In this section of our website you will find some very helpful and informative medical articles regarding Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD)-Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS).

These articles have been written by a number of authors from around the world. I hope that this information proves to be helpful to you in your search for additional information regarding RSD (CRPS).

If you have any questions regarding RSD (CRPS), or about any information posted on this website, please feel free to contact me by e-mail at: utopia33@prodigy.net or call me at: 774-501-2808 during our office hours Monday- Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST.

Below is a list of the articles and books that you will find under the subject of RSD-CRPS Articles.

To view these articles, please click on the title of each article.

 

RSD-CRPS Articles

 

New Article (as of 10-25-2019)

Stray Voltage (SV) Injuries in Dairy Farmers: A Review of Five Cases    

Hooshang Hooshmand M.D., (Retired), and Eric M. Phillips

www.rsdrx.com and www.rsdinfo.com

 

 

 

 

New Article (as of 3-25-2019)

The International RSD Foundation’s RSD-CRPS Reference Guide

Eric M. Phillips, and Hooshang Hooshmand, M.D. (Retired)

www.rsdinfo.com and www.rsdrx.com

 

 

 

 

New Article (as of 10-20-2017)

Hereditary Aspects of  Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)

Hooshang Hooshmand, M.D. (Retired), and Eric M. Phillips

www.rsdinfo.com and www.rsdrx.com

 

 

 

 

New Article (as of 7-28-2017)

Insurance Issues in the Management of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)

Eric M. Phillips-International RSD Foundation

www.rsdinfo.com

 

 

 

 

New Article (as of 7-7-2017)

Epidural Nerve Blocks in the Treatment of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)

Hooshang Hooshmand, M.D. (Retired), and Eric M. Phillips

www.rsdrx.com and www.rsdinfo.com

 

 

 

 

New Article (as of 6-8-2017)

Medication in the Management of  Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)

Hooshang Hooshmand, M.D. (Retired), and Eric M. Phillips

www.rsdinfo.com and www.rsdrx.com

 

 

 

 

New Article (as of 1-29-2017)

Methadone Related Deaths (MRD) Among Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) Patients

Eric M. Phillips, and H. Hooshmand, M.D. (Retired)

www.rsdinfo.com and www.rsdrx.com

 

 

 

 

New Article (as of 2-16-2016)

Various Complications of CRPS

H. Hooshmand, M.D., and Eric M. Phillips

www.rsdinfo.com and www.rsdrx.com

 

 

 

 

Scintigraphic Triphasic Bone Scan as a Diagnostic Tool in  Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)

Hooshang Hooshmand, M.D., and Eric M. Phillips

www.rsdinfo.com and www.rsdrx.com

 

 

 

Clinical Contributions to Complex Regional Pain Syndrome(CRPS I)

Dr. H.A. Badala, Ex Prof. Adjunto of Medicine: Cardiology

University of Medicine-(Montevideo, R. O. Del Uruguay)

 

 

 

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome(CRPS)-Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD) Diagnosis and Management Protocol

Hooshang Hooshmand, M.D., and Eric M. Phillips

www.rsdinfo.com and www.rsdrx.com

 

 

 

Updated (as of 5-12-2020)

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) and Spinal Cord Stimulator (SCS)

Hooshang Hooshmand, M.D., and Eric M. Phillips 

www.rsdinfo.com and www.rsdrx.com

 

 

 

 

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) and Sympathectomy

H. Hooshmand, M.D., and Eric M. Phillips

www.rsdinfo.com and www.rsdrx.com

 

 

 

Cryotherapy Can Cause Permanent Nerve Damage: A Case Report

Hooshang Hooshmand, MD, Masood Hashmi, MD, and Eric M. Phillips

 

 

Dr. Hooshmand's RSD Puzzles © #1-146

For those of you who are not familiar with Dr. Hooshmand's RSD Puzzles, they are very informative articles that have been written to help educate patients and the medical community regarding the many different aspects of RSD/CRPS. At the present time there are 146 RSD Puzzles.

To view all of Dr. Hooshmand's RSD Puzzles ©, please click on the following link: www.rsdrx.com

 

 

 

 

 

The Infusion Pump: Clinical Observation

H. Hooshmand, M.D., and Eric M. Phillips

www.rsdinfo.com and www.rsdrx.com

 

 

 

The Management of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)

H. Hooshmand, M.D., and Eric M. Phillips

www.rsdinfo.com and www.rsdrx.com

 

 

 

Microcirculation Pathophysiology in Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome

Srini Govindan, M.D.-American Academy of Thermology

http://aathermology.org/

 

 

 

 

Movement Disorder in Peripheral Nerve Injuries

H. Hooshmand, M.D., and Eric M. Phillips

www.rsdinfo.com and www.rsdrx.com

 

 

 

(New as of 5-25-2016)

Positive Reminders and Advice

The following document is a compilation of positive reminders and advice from fellow international Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) fighters. Use this daily, or as needed, for positive thoughts, strength and to help you get through difficult

 

 

 

 

Psychological Aspects of  Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD)-Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)

H. Hooshmand, M.D., and Eric M. Phillips

www.rsdinfo.com and www.rsdrx.com

 

 

 

Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD) and Social Security Disability Benefits

Attorney Richard J. Lawton

 

 

Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) Diagnosis and Treatment

H. Hooshmand, M.D., and Eric M. Phillips

www.rsdinfo.com and www.rsdrx.com

 

 

 

RSD-CRPS References

In this section of our website you will find a very helpful list of 125 references to medical articles regarding RSD-CRPS that have been published around the world.

 

 

 

RSD-CRPS and Pregnancy References

In this section of our website you will find a very helpful list of 22 references to medical articles regarding RSD-CRPS and Pregnancy.

In this list of references, you will also see the term Sudeck's Syndrome and Algodystrophy. These are the terms that they use in Europe for RSD-CRPS.

 

 

 

 

The Four Principles of Addiction

H. Hooshmand, M.D., and Eric M. Phillips

www.rsdinfo.com and www.rsdrx.com

 

 

 

(New as of 6-21- 2016)

So, Your Student has CRPS... Now What?

Created By: Erin Kergan for the International RSD Foundation

 

 

 

Social Security Ruling

The following information will be helpful to RSD/CRPS patients when filing for their Social Security Disability.

Please click on this link to view the Social Security Ruling 03-2p document:    http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2003-10-20/pdf/03-26332.pdf

 

 

 

 

Spread of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)

H. Hooshmand, M.D., and Eric M. Phillips

www.rsdinfo.com and www.rsdrx.com

 

 

 

Spine and the Autonomic Nervous System

Hooshang Hooshmand, M.D., and Eric M. Phillips

www.rsdinfo.com and www.rsdrx.com

 

 

 

A comprehensive list of the stages of CRPS that was published in the article:

CRPS-RSD: Diagnosis and Therapy - A Review of 824 Patients

H. Hooshmand, M.D., and M. Hashmi, M.D.

Pain Digest-1999; 9:1-24.

 

 

 

 

Sympathetic Modulation

H. Hooshmand, M.D., and Eric M. Phillips

www.rsdinfo.com and www.rsdrx.com

 

 

 

The Role of Infrared Thermal Imaging (Thermography) in Electrical Injuries (EI)

Hooshang Hooshmand, M.D., Masood Hashmi, M.D., and Eric M. Phillips

 

 

 

The Role of Infrared Thermal Imaging (ITI) in Management of Neuropathic Pain

Hooshang Hooshmand, M.D., Masood Hashmi, M.D., and Eric M. Phillips

 

 

 

Infrared Thermal Imaging as A Tool in Pain Management – An 11 Year Study, Part I of II 

Hooshang Hooshmand, M.D., Masood Hashmi, M.D., and Eric M. Phillips

 

 

 

Infrared Thermal Imaging as a Tool in Pain Management – An 11 Year Study, Part II: Clinical Applications

Hooshang Hooshmand, M.D., Masood Hashmi, M.D., and Eric M. Phillips

 

 

 

Case Report

Venipuncture CRPS II

Hooshang Hooshmand, M.D., Masood Hashmi, M.D., and Eric M. Phillips

 

 

 

 

RSD-CRPS Abstracts

 

The Role of Infrared Thermal Imaging (ITI) in the Diagnosis and Management of Headaches.                                                                                

Hooshang Hooshmand, M.D., and Eric M. Phillips

 

 

 

The Role of Neuro-Inflammation in Thermal Regulation (Abstract)

Hooshang Hooshmand, M.D., and Eric M. Phillips

 

 

 

Nerve Blocks for Neuropathic Pain (Abstract)

Hooshang Hooshmand, M.D., Masood Hashmi, M.D., and Eric M. Phillips

(SPON. H. Hooshmand)-Abstract Number: 638-P272.

 

 

 

 

Diagnostic Tests used for Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) (Abstract)

H. Hooshmand, M.D.(Retired), and Eric M. Phillips

 

 

 

 

RSD Articles From Other Authors

 

 

RSD Article #1

Mutilating Procedures (Mutilation of an RSD Patient)

E-mail Letter from an RSD Patient, Dated May 26, 1993 / With Cover Letter Titled: Mutilating Procedures (Mutilation of an RSD Patient).

Eric M. Phillips

 

 

 

 

 

RSD Article #2

The Association of Peripheral Nerve Compression and Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy

J. J. MONSIVAIS, J. BAKER and D. MONSIVAIS

From the Hand and Microsurgery Center of El Paso, and the Orthopaedic and Hand Center, El Paso, Texas, USA

 

 

 

 

 

RSD Article #3

The Classic

Gunshot Wounds and Other Injuries of Nerves

S. WElR MlTCHELL, M.D., GEORGE R. MOREHOUSE, M.D., AND WILLIAM W. KEEN, M.D.

 

 

 

 

 

RSD Article #4

Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Associated with Low Lumbar Disc Herniation

PHILIP M. BERNINI, MD,* and FREDERICK A. SIMEONE, MD

 

 

 

 

RSD Article #5

Brief Report

Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Since Livingston

Bernard E. Edwards, M.D.

 

 

 

 

 

RSD Article #6

RSDS: Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome

Ellen G. Wattay, Ph.D., PT

 

 

 

 

RSD Article #7

Case Report

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Complicated by Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome

MA Fitzcharles, and JM Esdaile

Rheumatic Disease Unit, McGill University, Unit, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

 

 

 

 

 

 

RSD Article #8

Case Report

Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome  Complicating the Management of TMJ Symptoms. A Case Report 

M. Jeffrey Morton, D.M.D., Mark L. Pitel, D.M.D.

 

 

 

 

 

RSD Article #9

Clinical Report

Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Associated with Multiple Lumbar Laminectomies 

Dennis W. Dobritt and Craig T. Hartrick

Providence Hospital, Southfield Michigan, U.S.A.

 

 

 

 

 

RSD Article #10

Chapter 3

Signs and Symptoms of Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy: prospective study of 829 patients

Peter Veldman, M.D., Han M.Reynen, M.D., Ph.D., Ivo E. Arntz,M.D.,         R. Jan A.Goris, M.D.,Ph.D.

Lancet 1993; 342:1012-1016.

 

 

 

 

 

 

RSD Article #11

Chapter 4

Are There Three Stages in Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy?

Peter Veldman M.D., R. Jan A. Goris M.D., Ph.D.

Department of Surgery, University Hospital Nijmegen, The Netherlands

 

 

 

 

 

RSD Article #12

Chapter 7

Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Caused by Nerve Injury? Electromyography in 75 patients

Peter H.J.M. Veldman, M.D., Dick M. Vingerhoets, M.D., R. Jan A. Goris M.D., Ph.D.

 

 

 

 

 

RSD Article #13

Chapter 9

Multiple Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Which patients are at risk for developing a recurrence of reflex sympathetic dystrophy in the same or another limb?

Peter H.J.M. Veldman M.D., R. Jan A. Goris M.D., Ph.D.

 

 

 

 

 

RSD Article #14

Chapter 12

Surgery on Extremities with Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy  

Peter H.J.M. Veldman M.D., R. Jan A. Goris M.D., Ph.D.