CRPS Arm Injury
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The unrelenting pain from a CRPS arm injury can dramatically affect the life of patients and their families. CRPS Type I is also known as Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD). This type of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome can occur after soft tissue injuries, including sprains, strains and burns. Identifiable nerve damage is related to CRPS Type II. The prognosis for CRPS arm injures will differ with each individual. Some victims experience permanent changes to arm functionality and quality of life. Early, proactive treatment for CRPS arm pain is crucial to managing the disorder. Physical rehabilitation is recommended by medical providers to help limit the syndrome’s advancement and avoid arm disability. As personal injury lawyers, we work diligently to provide compensation for sufferers whose CRPS was a result of negligence or medical mistakes. We understand the toll that this disorder takes on a patient’s financial, personal and career goals – and we want to help.
Arm Injuries from Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
Trauma that affects the arm, such as a broken bone, torn muscle or surgical error, may lead to a serious and potentially debilitating disorder. Arm injuries from Complex Regional Pain Syndrome usually progress without prompt treatment and may become irreversible. Early symptoms include:
- Arm pain, redness, and swelling
- Changing skin temperature
- Hypersensitivity to temperature or touch
It is crucial that CRPS arm injury patients seek medical attention from a qualified specialist when symptoms first appear. Once Complex Regional Pain Syndrome in the arm advances, the limb can becomes pale with fingernail changes, skin tightening, reduced mobility and muscle spasms. Our law firm can guide syndrome sufferers through the legal issues of CRPS. Contact us for a free consultation now.