Wednesday 28 February 2024
Salisbury Foundation Trust

FOI_7205

Internal Reference Number: FOI_7205

Date Request Received: 30/05/2023 00:00:00

Date Request Replied To: 16/06/2023 00:00:00

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Request Summary: Pain syndrome

Request Category: Private Individuals

 
Question Number 1:
Is complex regional pain syndrome a brain injury with severe pain condition?
 
Answer To Question 1:
No. Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) is not a brain injury associated with pain.
CRPS is a debilitating, painful condition in a limb, associated with sensory, motor, autonomic, skin and bone abnormalities. CRPS commonly arises after injury to that limb. It is essentially an imbalance of the peripheral sympathetic nervous system.
 
Question Number 2:
Does your complex regional pain syndrome service have any connection to the RUH in Bath service?
 
Answer To Question 2:
No. We have no direct links with Bath.
 
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