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Integrated Solutions for CRPS
Dallas, Texas
Sunday, September 7, 2014
PowerPoint Presentations

Integrated Solutions for CRPS
Lafayette, LA
Sunday, February 16, 2014

Integrated Solutions for CRPS
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Saturday, September 28, 2013

Integrated Solutions for CRPS
Burlingame, CA
Friday, May 10, 2013

Please enjoy both the filmed presentations and PowerPoint presentation in pdf format of our conference.


On May 11-12, 2012 TREND sponsored a 2-day international Symposium, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome: Current State of the Art held in Linden, NL. The RSDSA Board of Directors approved a grant to film the 2-day Symposium. Click Here to view the videos. The login information to view the videos is username: rsdsa and password: bhv2012.

You can now download and view all of the presentations from the October 2011 workshop on Imaging Neuroinflammation and Neuropathic Pain (The link takes you to the RSDSA YouTube channel.

Charlie Rose - The Brain Series - 2 Episode 11: Pain

Educational Events

From the RSDSA Review
Treating the Nonphysical Aspects of CRPS
By Steven D. Feinberg, MD; Heather Poupore King, PhD; Rachel M. Feinberg, PT, DPT


Evaluating the Impact of Pain Management (PM) Education
on Physician Practice Patterns—A Continuing Medical
Education (CME) Outcomes Study

Summary of Glial Conference, October 8-9, 2010

Assessment Of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
By Dr Candy McCabe
View more presentations from epicyclops.

Understanding Pain: What to do about it in less than five minutes?
This short video from Australia is a good explanation of chronic pain.


Updated: CRPS Slide Kit (PDF)
By Karsten Bartels, MD, and Srinivasa N. Raja, MD

Clinical Treatment Guidelines

Hospital Protocol for the CRPS Patient: Handle With Care!
The document goes lists over two dozen specific suggestions for a care plan in areas including: setting up the patient room, performing medical procedures, taking blood pressure and pulse rate, transporting, feeding, and identifying CRPS patients.

"Telltale Signs of CRPS" HandiCard
HandiCard-two-sided laminated card with a pain scale on one side and symptoms on the other.
Up to 5 cards free to members. Additional cards are $0.10 for members, $0.15 for nonmembers. Bulk (100): $7 for members and $10 for nonmembers.

Also see our other publications for more resources


Pain That Won't Quit: Burning. Aching. Shooting. Whatever form it takes, chronic pain can defy treatment. New insights into the causes are leading to fresh ideas for combating it.
By Stephani Sutherland

How to Understand Someone With Chronic Pain: In the spirit of informing those who wish to understand: These are some things that can help you to understand, and help, people who suffer from often debilitating, chronic pain.

What is Wrong with Me? I had an autoimmune disease. Then the disease had me.
By Meghan O'Rourke

Turning the Nightmare of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome into a Time
Of Healing, Renewal, and Hope

by Christina Montana & Donald D. Kautz
Complex regional pain syndrome is a lifelong chronic pain disorder. New insights into medical treatment and nursing interventions, which can turn this nightmare into a time of healing, renewal, and hope, are described.

Medical Article Archive
A library of articles on CRPS from the leading professional journals.

The Pain Practitioner Special CRPS Issue

Complex Pain on ABC TV Science (Video)

Pain and Activity
Author: Michele Gargan

Perspectives on Chronic Pain Management
By Michael Rowbotham, MD and Aimee Chagnon, MD
From the San Francisco Medical Society

Ketamine: Does Life Begin at 40?

Does CRPS Spread?
By Steve Stanos, DO
Medical Director, Chronic Pain Care Center, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

Seven Tips for Managing Pain Patients after they Return from the Specialist
By Bill McCarlberg, MD
Founder, Chronic Pain Management Program, Kaiser Permanente

When the shoe is on the other foot...
By Melanie Swan, OTR/L

The Craftsman and His Tools
By Norman Harden, MD

Recognizing and Managing Breakthrough Pain in Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
By Howard L. Rosner, MD


Updated December 9, 2014

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