Community Real and Virtual PowerPoint Presentation
Presenter by: Kaitlyn Stevens Pintor is the coordinator of the RSD/CRPS Bay Area Support Network and she stresses the need for individuals with CRPS and their carers to find community and support on their CRPS journey.
Integrated Solutions for CRPS
Friday, May 10, 2013 Please enjoy both the filmed presentations and PowerPoint presentation in pdf format of our conference.
Jim Broatch, MSW, RSDSA's Executive Vice President and Director welcomes participants to the May 10 conference in the San Francisco Bay Area. Mr. Broatch talks about RSDSA's current initatives and thanks the conference donors.
On May 11-12, 2012 TREND sponsored a 2-day international Symposium, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome: Current State of the Art held in Linden, NL. The RSDSA Board of Directors approved a grant to film the 2-day Symposium. Click Here to view the videos. The login information to view the videos is username: rsdsa and password: bhv2012.
Protocol for the CRPS Patient: Handle With Care! The document goes lists over two dozen specific suggestions
for a care plan in areas including: setting up the patient
room, performing medical procedures, taking blood pressure
and pulse rate, transporting, feeding, and identifying CRPS
Signs of CRPS" HandiCard
HandiCard-two-sided laminated card with a pain scale on one side and symptoms on the other. Up to 5 cards free to members. Additional cards are $0.10 for members, $0.15 for nonmembers. Bulk (100): $7 for members and $10 for nonmembers.
Pain That Won't Quit: Burning. Aching. Shooting. Whatever form it takes, chronic pain can defy treatment. New insights into the causes are leading to fresh ideas for combating it.
By Stephani Sutherland
How to Understand Someone With Chronic Pain: In the spirit of informing those who wish to understand: These are some things that can help you to understand, and help, people who suffer from often debilitating, chronic pain.