Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome Directory
Reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome (RSDS), also known as complex regional pain syndrome, is a chronic condition that causes severe, burning pain in the affected area. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how RSDS is contracted, what it looks like, how to treat it, and much more.
Neuropathic Pain Management
What causes neuropathic pain and how is it diagnosed and treated? Find out now.
Opioid Drugs: Dosage, Side Effects, and More
WebMD explains opioids, powerful painkillers, and how to use them safely.
Chronic Pain and Depression: Medications, Exercise and Other Treatments
Depression can magnify pain and make it harder to cope. The good news is that effective treatments can relieve depression and make chronic pain more tolerable. Learn more from WebMD.
Stress Relaxation and Natural Pain Relief
Chronic pain is influenced by emotional and social factors that need to be addressed along with the physical causes of pain.
When Aches and Pains Disrupt Your Sleep
Pain and a lack of sleep go together all too often. And their relationship is way more than a one-way street.
Alternative Treatments for Chronic Pain
If you have chronic pain and are looking for alternatives to medication and surgery, you have a lot of options. Alternative pain treatments that doctors once scoffed at are now standard at many pain centers.
Visiting the ER for Chronic Pain
What can you do to help the ER doctor to believe you? Read on.
Take the quiz: Chronic Pain
Is it all in your head? A normal part of aging? Test yourself: Questions and answers about chronic pain