CRPS At A Glance
What is CRPS?
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome is a severely disabling, degenerative, chronic neuro-inflammatory pain disorder. Anyone can get CRPS. No one is immune.
Extreme, constant, burning pain; inflammation; stiffness, intense sensitivity to touch; and pathological changes to skin and bone. CRPS is ranked as the highest form of chronic pain that exists in medical science today.
There is NO CURE
RSD was first diagnosed over 125 years ago during the American Civil War. There are over 50,000 new cases diagnosed in the United States alone per year.
What started out as a twelve year old boy’s mission to help raise money and awareness for his mother’s disease, turned into an annual event.