Gregory James Loren, MD

NU IMAGE MEDICAL SPA

Articles

Relfex Sympathetic Dystrophy

September 14, 2005

A 44-year-old man sought relief from severe pain, swelling, and restricted radiocarpal and digital motion of his left hand. Four months before, he had suffered a fracture of the distal radius metaphysis (Colles' fracture), which was treated by closed reduction with long-arm cast immobilization for 6 weeks.