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Examines in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

How to Improve the Accuracy of the Initial Evaluation, Using a System Developed By Johns Hopkins Hospital Doctors

  • Open or Close Nelson Hendler*

    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA

    *Corresponding author: Nelson Hendler, Former assistant professor of neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA

Submission: July 12, 2017; Published: December 20, 2017

DOI: 10.31031/EPMR.2017.01.000508

ISSN 2637-7934
Volume1 Issue2


Researchers from Johns Hopkins Hospital have published information which reports:

A. 40%-80% of chronic pain patients are misdiagnosed [1-5]. Most are told they have sprains and strains when they actually have surgically correctable lesions [1,2,5]. For CRPS (RSD) 71%- 80% of patients really have nerve entrapment, which responded to peripheral nerve decompression [3,4].

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