The experience and impact of having CRPS and the need for early diagnosis & treatment
Three individuals with CRPS and a cargiver talk about the experience of having CRPS. Drs. Getson and Harden talk about the importance of early diagnosis.
One Women's Batle Against Chronic Pain
Kathy tells E.R. physician Dr. Travis Stork what it's like living with reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD), a rare and debilitating nervous system disorder that causes inflammation, muscle spasms and pain.
Yes You Can... Becoming Your Own Advocate
This film stresses the importance of building an interdisciplinary treatment team and of the crucial need to become your own advocate for your care and recovery.
Click here for a Model Awareness bill to use for establishing your bill.
In 2014 the RSDSA, will celebrate its 30th anniversary. To honor this event, several initiatives have been planned.
The RSDSA will sell several items that will not only help spread awareness of CRPS, but also give us the opportunity to use these items to raise additional funds to further our efforts. Click Here to view these items and order.
Make Your Own RSDSA Fundraising Canisters
can download labels to make fundraising canisters that help
raise money for research. You can keep them on your desk at
work, or ask local merchants if you can place them on the
counter near the cash register.
The labels are designed for tall
and skinny cans (like Pringles®) and short
and fat ones that can be used on plastic coffee cans.
These types of cans come with plastic lids, so you can make
an slit for people to insert money.
When you send the proceeds to RSDSA, we will list your contribution
in the Donations department of our newsletter.
Your RSDSA membership
is important. There is power in numbers, and we would like
to see our membership, currently over 7,000, grow to encompass
all those who are afflicted with CRPS. When we speak to the
legislature, the pharmaceutical companies, and the medical
associations. Our voice is strong and our message is clear.
Anything you can do will be greatly appreciated by the CRPS
community. We look forward to working with you. You can contact
us online at firstname.lastname@example.org.