In this final part of the ankle series, we take a look at other conditions that may cause pain around the ankle. REFLEX SYMPATHETIC DYSTROPHY – COMPLEX REGIONAL PAIN SYNDROME (CRPS) TYPE 1 Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD) is a post-traumatic syndrome of pain, and occasionally may complicate ankle injury. In 1997, the International Association…
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Treated 4 people with CRPS and associated Dystonia. It was the dystonia I was targeting at that time. Pleased to say that all 4 were able to see the dystonia resolved, in spite of the CRPS. I was able to follow 3 of them up over time. One, informally at 6 months and dystonia remained resolved. One over 3 years (last email 3 months ago) and dystonia still resolved and one for 8 years. Again dystonia still resolved. Even though pain may still have been present the positive psychosocial benefits of restored and sustained mobility had profound impact.
Thanks for the valuable insight Ian.. best Simon