The impact of complex regional pain syndrome on intimacy

Takeaway

  • Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) has extensive impacts on relationships that negatively impact the ability to participate in intimacy activities and intimate roles.

Why this matters

  • Individuals with CRPS experience a lower quality of life than those with other chronic pain conditions.

  • Understanding the impact of CRPS on daily activities will aid clinicians in improving quality of life for these patients.