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Posted by Mike M on 8/27/01 at 16:59 (058134)

What is RSD/CPRS?
Ive seen it posted here, but really dont know what is it?
I had TTS, PF surgery, but never heard of RSD
Thanks

Re: Curious

Ed Davis, DPM on 8/27/01 at 22:27 (058179)

If you do not have it, please do not worry about it.

It is a fairly rare painful condition, poorly understood, in which the local sympathetic nervous system loses its ability to properly regulate itself. Patients experience great pain, swelling with their foot often going from cold to hot and back. Can be very disabling. That is RSD or CRPS Type II. CRPS Type I is avarient without the swelling and temperature changes.
Ed

Re: Curious

Ed Davis, DPM on 8/27/01 at 22:27 (058179)

If you do not have it, please do not worry about it.

It is a fairly rare painful condition, poorly understood, in which the local sympathetic nervous system loses its ability to properly regulate itself. Patients experience great pain, swelling with their foot often going from cold to hot and back. Can be very disabling. That is RSD or CRPS Type II. CRPS Type I is avarient without the swelling and temperature changes.
Ed