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AMPS Research

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information, and videos that you may find useful or informative.

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Studies and Articles Published in Peer Reviewed Journals

Short-and Long-Term Outcomes of Children with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Type I Treated with Exercise Therapy

Published in The Clinical Journal of Pain, 1999. To view on Pubmed click here.

Outcomes of Children with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome After Intensive Inpatient Rehabilitation

Published in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2012

A Day-Hospital Approach to Treatment of Pediatric Complex Regional Pain Syndrome: Initial Functional Outcomes

Published in the Clinical Journal of Pain, 2012

The Treatment of Juvenile Fibromyalgia with an Intensive Physical and Psychosocial Program

Published in The Journal of Pediatrics, 2015  To view on Pubmed click here.

Relationship Between Sleep and Pain in Adolescents with Juvenile Primary Fibromyalgia Syndrome

Published in Sleep, 2013

Please Don’t Hurt Me!: A Plea Against Invasive Procedures in Children and Adolescents with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)

Originally published in German


An Overview of Amplified Musculoskeletal Pain Syndromes – 2000

Amplified Musculoskeletal Pain (AMP) – A Guide for Families

A Typical Day in the Gym


The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia AMPS Program

Laurel’s Story – Localized Amplified Pain

The Idiopathic Musculoskeletal Pain Syndromes in Children – 2002

The Burning Truth, By W. Weckstein

Power through Pain, By E. Elster

Hospitals That Offer This Treatment Program for Children with Amplified Pain


Matt's story

Diffuse Amplified Pain (Myofascial Pain, Fibromyalgia, etc.)


Localized Amplified Pain (CRPS, RSD, etc.)