Nancy Greenwald MD


Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

What is complex regional pain syndrome? Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) is a term used to describe a group of painful conditions. Examples of earlier names for these conditions include reflex sympathetic dystrophy, causalgia, and Sudeck’s atrophy. Pain is the main symptom of CRPS. Most people have severe pain in…

Getting Help Around the House

If pain is starting to get you down, let people know when you need a helping hand. Get family members or friends to help out with physical tasks you can’t do right now. Here are some ideas to get you started: Divide up household chores. You take the “mental” chores, like balancing the checkbook. Give “physical” chores…

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

What is complex regional pain syndrome? Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) is a term used to describe a group of painful conditions. Examples of earlier names for these conditions include reflex sympathetic dystrophy, causalgia, and Sudeck’s atrophy. Pain is the main symptom of CRPS. Most people have severe pain in…

Intermittent Catheterization for Men

Intermittent catheterization programs (ICPs) are often used when you have the ability to use a catheter yourself or someone can do it for you. You insert the catheter —a thin, flexible, hollow tube—through the urethra into the bladder and allow the urine to drain out. It is done at scheduled times, and the catheter is…

Getting Help Around the House

If pain is starting to get you down, let people know when you need a helping hand. Get family members or friends to help out with physical tasks you can’t do right now. Here are some ideas to get you started: Divide up household chores. You take the “mental” chores, like balancing the checkbook. Give “physical” chores…