Daily Archives February 24, 2015

Diagnosed with Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy? Consider Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

Rsd syndrome treatment

Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD), which is also known as Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), is an amplified musculoskeletal pain syndrome. In layman’s terms, RSD is a chronic pain syndrome that involves swelling, sensitivity to touch, skin irritation, and sometimes nerve damage to the limbs, though it is able to spread to the entire body. If left untreated, RSD can cause debilitating symptoms such as skin damage, fatigue, neuro- and urological damage, and even depression. There is no known cause of the disease, although injury and surgery are known to cause RSD in some patients. Anyone who has ever had RSD or knows someone who does are aware of just how painful and exhausting RSD can be. It t