CRPS Treatment: A Functional Neurology Approach at Axon Integrative Health

By Dr. Brad DeBeer (Director of Clinical Neuroscience at Axon)

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) is a condition that often leaves both patients and healthcare professionals grappling with its enigmatic nature. At Axon Integrative Health, we recognize that the key to addressing CRPS lies in understanding the intricate connections between the brain, body, and mind. Our unique approach blends cutting-edge science with compassionate care, offering a comprehensive suite of therapies under one roof.

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Understanding CRPS:

CRPS is a debilitating condition characterized by intense and prolonged pain, typically affecting an arm or leg. Its origins often stem from a seemingly innocuous injury or surgery, leading to a disproportionate and prolonged pain response. This chronic pain syndrome is challenging to diagnose and manage due to its multifaceted nature, involving both the nervous and immune systems.

The Neurological Connection:

At Axon Integrative Health, our approach to CRPS revolves around the understanding of the intricate neurological connections within the Brain-Body-Mind framework. We delve into the underlying neural mechanisms that contribute to CRPS, recognizing that the brain plays a crucial role in perpetuating and modulating pain signals. By addressing the neurological roots, we aim to unravel the mysteries surrounding CRPS and provide targeted interventions for lasting relief.

Our Comprehensive Approach:

Brain-Based Therapies:

Our team of skilled practitioners employs state-of-the-art brain-based therapies to target the neurological aspects of CRPS. These therapies are designed to modulate aberrant neural pathways, promoting neuroplasticity and reducing pain perception. Through advanced technologies and evidence-based practices, we strive to rewire the brain’s response to pain.

Neuromodulation and TMS:

Neuromodulation, including Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS), is a cutting-edge approach that directly influences brain activity. By using magnetic fields to stimulate specific areas of the brain, we aim to modulate pain signals and restore balanced neural function. This non-invasive technique holds promise in providing relief for CRPS sufferers.

Neuromuscular Stimulation:

Targeting the communication between nerves and muscles is crucial in managing CRPS. Our neuromuscular stimulation therapies focus on enhancing the connections between the nervous and musculoskeletal systems. This approach aims to improve motor control, reduce muscle spasms, and alleviate pain associated with CRPS.


As a cornerstone of traditional Chinese medicine, acupuncture has demonstrated its efficacy in managing chronic pain conditions. By stimulating specific acupuncture points, we aim to restore the flow of energy (Qi) in the body, promoting healing and reducing pain sensitivity.

IV Therapy:

Intravenous therapy offers a direct and efficient way to deliver essential nutrients and medications to support the body’s healing process. Customized IV protocols at Axon Integrative Health address nutritional deficiencies, reduce inflammation, and support overall health, complementing our holistic approach to CRPS.


Harnessing the brain’s ability to self-regulate, neurofeedback involves real-time monitoring of brainwave activity. This biofeedback technique helps patients gain control over their neural patterns, promoting relaxation and reducing pain perception.

Red Light Therapy:

Red light therapy utilizes specific wavelengths of light to penetrate the skin and stimulate cellular function. This non-invasive approach has shown promise in reducing inflammation and promoting tissue repair, contributing to pain relief in CRPS.

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy:

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy involves breathing pure oxygen in a pressurized room, enhancing oxygen delivery to tissues. This therapy promotes healing, reduces inflammation, and supports the body’s natural recovery processes.

Compassionate Care:

Beyond the advanced therapies, Axon Integrative Health prioritizes compassionate care. We understand the physical and emotional toll that CRPS takes on individuals, and our team is dedicated to providing support throughout the healing journey. Our approach is collaborative, involving open communication and shared decision-making between our expert practitioners and patients.


At Axon Integrative Health, our commitment to unraveling the mysteries of CRPS is reflected in our comprehensive and compassionate approach. By addressing the intricate neurological connections of the Brain-Body-Mind, we aim to provide relief and empower individuals to regain control over their lives. Through a fusion of cutting-edge science and empathetic care, we strive to make a meaningful difference in the lives of those grappling with CRPS. If you or a loved one is seeking a holistic approach to CRPS, Axon Integrative Health is here to offer a beacon of hope and healing.

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