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Severe CRPS type 1 after calcaneus fracture treated with palmitoylethanolamide, vitamine D3 and keta

Chronic regional pain syndrome (CRPS) can be intractable to treat and patients sometimes suffer for many years. Therefore, new treatment strategies are needed to alleviate symptoms in CRPS patients. This case report describes a patient suffering from intractable CRPS type 1 for 9 months after a fracture of the os calcaneus at the right side.

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How to use Palmitoylethanolamide (PEA) in CRPS?

There is a new, natural painkiller available, a molecule with a difficult name, palmitoylethanolamide, it comes as the supplement PeaPure and seems very promising for CRPS patients. (1)

While analgesics may occasionally decrease pain in CRPS, very often increasing dosages are not well tolerated and patients refrain from treatment.

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