Lynn M Rusy

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A 14-year-old girl presented with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Type I (CRPS-1) of the left ankle after a remote history of sprain. Allodynia, pain, temperature and color changes, and swelling were successfully treated with physical therapy, transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS), gabapentin, amitriptyline, and tramadol. Five weeks later, she(More)
Twelve children with fibromyalgia and complaints of chronic dizziness were evaluated with both clinical office maneuvers of vestibular function and laboratory tests composed of electronystagmography and sinusoidal harmonic acceleration rotary chair testing. All test results were normal for spontaneous nystagmus with or without visual fixation, oculocephalic(More)
The child presenting to the general practitioner with complaints of musculoskeletal pain is common and pediatricians need to be more knowledgeable of these conditions. It presents a challenge to make the diagnosis without invasive and expensive testing. A complete physical exam is essential. Often, simple reassurance, analgesics, physical therapy, and(More)
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