RSDSA gives those affected by CRPS/RSD education, advocacy and hope! From signs & symptoms, to diagnosis, to living with CRPS/RSD long term, this section has health and lifestyle information for adults and youth living with this painful and debilitating condition – as well as for their families and caregivers.
RSDSA raises funds for research to find better treatments – and a cure – for CRPS/RSD. We also work with research groups and healthcare professionals worldwide to foster collaboration, communication and awareness. Here you’ll find the latest studies and articles about progress and breakthroughs
CRPS/RSD can be isolating. RSDSA ensures that those affected by CRPS/RSD are not alone. We’ve built a strong, vibrant community that participates in conferences, fundraising events, mentoring, support groups and other activities that help them take control of life with CRPS/RSD. Join us.
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome Association (RSDSA) mission is to provide support, education, and hope to all affected by the pain and disability of CRPS/RSD, while we drive research to develop better treatments and a cure.
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The past 35 years of Dr. Apkarian’s life have been devoted to unraveling brain mechanisms that underlie acute and chronic pain, and more generally how the brain dynamically processes information that gives rise to perception. Over the last 20 years, he has used brain imaging technology to delineate brain biomarkers of chronic pain, with an emphasis on brain mechanisms of chronic back pain (CBP). Topic: Brain mechanisms of chronic pain
New Suicide Hotline Number established: 988
The 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline — formerly known as the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline — collaborates with more than 200 local crisis centers across the nation to provide the free, confidential service 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The hotline is operated by the nonprofit Vibrant Emotional Health on behalf of the Department of Health and Human Services’ Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.