Complex regional pain syndrome

Early detection and referral are essential to prevent one of the most challenging medical presentations
CRPS

David, a 45-year-old male, presents with a painful right hand and wrist. His hand is in a glove and his right forearm rests in a sling.

It is now 12 months since a distal radial fracture after a fall. David previously worked as a plumber and he has not returned to work.