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Is complex regional pain syndrome another name for injury pain?

When you have an injury, you usually feel pain; this is normal. However, complex regional pain syndrome isn't the same as the pain you usually feel with an injury or other trauma. Instead, complex regional pain syndrome is pain that doesn't go away, and with time; the syndrome worsens your pain rather than improving it over time. Complex regional pain syndrome also issues symptoms that include serious pain that interferes with daily life.

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