Product Demo for Board Review for the NBCOT® COTA® Exam
You are working with a 45-year-old client who has developed Type I Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) from a distal radius fracture. Which of the following would be appropriate intervention strategies? Select the THREE most appropriate answers.
Musculoskeletal Conditions & Approaches
Appropriate intervention strategies for a client with CRPS include a scrub & carry program with progression as tolerated, mirror therapy, and pain management strategies such as TENs. Other modalities to decrease discomfort can be utilized as well as gentle AROM.
PROM should not be utilized until pain as resolved. NMES is not typically used with clients with CRPS. Aggressive strengthening exercises can increase pain and discomfort.