Posts Tagged ‘CRPS’

CRPS Pain Can Be Lifelong, But Early Prognosis is Promising for Management

According to medical professionals with extensive knowledge of the disease expression, there is no specific test that can confirm a CRPS diagnosis. CRPS is what’s known as a “diagnosis of exclusion” or a “clinical diagnosis”. A clinical diagnosis is made by a qualified physician when there is no standardized medical test available to provide further insight into the patient’s condition.

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Understanding Health Insurance Coverage – Part 3

Share This!In Part 3 of our 4-part series on everything “health insurance”, we’ll look at a less discussed health insurance option: PPOs, or Preferred Provider Organizations. This edition of our series will help to provide a better understanding of the choices behind selecting a PPO, and what’s provided under this type of coverage in comparison to the…

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The Link Between CRPS and Blood Draws is Closer Than You Think

Routine blood tests are common practice within the healthcare system. While mildly unpleasant, when performed properly there should be no risk of harm to the patient. Millions of Americans visit their doctor’s office every year to have their blood drawn. Whether it’s to seek diagnosis for suspected illness or simply as part of a routine yearly physical exam. Aside from the slight discomfort of the needle stick, a lab draw shouldn’t pose any further pain to the patient. Hundreds of thousands of these tests are performed every day across the United States with no complications.

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Victims Benefit From CRPS Treatment, But Medical Bills Pile Up After Malpractice, Accident

Victims of CRPS, or Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, often needlessly suffer for years in silence. Even post-diagnosis, those who suffer from this debilitating disease are often unable to afford the costly treatments that are available to them. After medical malpractice, or an accident, victims often find themselves out of work and the bills pile up. Medical expenses, rent or mortgage, household bills, and childcare are just some of the financial burdens those who can no longer return to normal life experience after they develop CRPS. CRPS is not only painful physically, but emotionally and financially.

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CRPS Victims Are Suffering Physically, Financially After Medical Malpractice

CRPS, or Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, is what was formerly known as RSD. CRPS is a pain disorder and considered to be permanent, or as medical professionals often refer to it: “chronic”. There are several ways a person can develop Complex Regional Pain Syndrome. CRPS can develop because of medical malpractice such as a surgical error, or can be sustained from an accident. Regardless of how they developed the condition, it’s considered to be one of the most excruciating, permanent afflictions a person can suffer from.

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