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    RSDSA offers you the resources you need to not only cope with CRPS/RSD, but to live well

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    Stories of Hope

    RSDSA: More than 30 Years of Helping Those Affected by CRPS/RSD

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Living With CRPS/RSD

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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.

Research/Medical

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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

Community

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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.

Our Mission

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.

Upcoming Events

RSDSA Event Calendar
If you would like to check RSDSA Events for the upcoming months that are not shown below, please visit our Event Calendar
Virtual Halloween Painting-n-Party for Kids, Sunday, October 23 2022
RSDSA and The Coalition Against Pediatric Pain (TCAPP) are inviting youth to a Halloween Painting Party on Zoom next month! Register Now!
The Show of Force Gala and Fashion Show, Saturday, October 08, 2022
Please note the date of the event has been moved from Oct. 1 to Oct. 8 because of the impending impact of Hurricane Ian. “The Show of Force” is a unique fashion show experience, combined with gala art exhibits, auctions, catered dining and more, benefitting RSDSA! Fashions for Ladies of the Low Country Designed by Jessica Dutkiewicz. Purchase 2023 Calendar and Donate
Painting the World Orange Hybrid (Los Alamitos Museum or Zoom), Sunday, November 6, 2022
Join us in-person or via Zoom for a fun afternoon of painting and comradery. There will be a silent auction, raffles, hors d’oeuvres and beverages. Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy California / Support Community (RSDCA) and the Orange County CRPS Survivors and Caregivers Support Group invite you to paint with Instructor Jeannie Garcia of The Painted Lady for a fun Paint & Sip afternoon to raise awareness for RSD/CRPS during November CRPS Awareness month. Register Now!

Suicide Helplines

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.

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Recent Videos

Watch this compelling video about the experience and impact of having CRPS — and the need for early diagnosis & treatment.