RSD-treatment

WHAT CAN BE DONE? The primary task is to eliminate or treat all possible causes. If there is no known cause, or if with the removal of the cause, the symptoms do not satisfactorily disappear, then there are only the symptoms of RSD/CRPS to be treated.  Before undertaking any skin treatment, whether it is a…

RSD-causes

These are the most frequently reported caused of RSD: – Trauma (often minor) – Soft-tissue injuries – fractures heart disease (caused by inadequate blood supply) – Spinal cord disorders – Cerebral lesions – Infections – Surgery – Repetitive motion disorder (RMD) – carpal tunnel syndrome In many cases, a definite cause of CRPS Type 1…

REHABILITATION

RSD REHABILITATION As part of the treatment, if recovery fails to materialize, and if the client is limited by circumstances in everyday life i.e. getting around, then special steps may be necessary. A referral to a rehabilitation specialist is always sensible in this case. We know that a minority of CRPS clients will be left…

Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy

Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD) is a debilitating disorder involving the human skin, nerves, blood vessels, and bones. The sympathetic nervous system reacts to a stimulus for example, an injury. Blood flow may be affected in reaction to a burn, cut, or severe temperature changes. To prevent you from further using an injured…