In many ways, CRPS (complex regional pain syndrome) is similar to phantom limb pain, but it gets fewer attention and less understanding than the latter. Chances are, few massage therapists would encounter clients/patients with CRPS as often as those with low back pain.
This issues covers the story of CRPS mostly from the perspective of one woman who have it since 2000. While her experience doesn't represent the majority of CRPS sufferers, it helps therapists get a general idea of what it is. Еще