Thursday, 14 June 2012 11:59

Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy

Written by Law Offices Of Gary Green

Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD), also known as Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) is a chronic, progressive neurological disorder. Symptoms associated with RSD and CRPS are:

  • Burning Pain
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Swelling
  • Extreme Sensitivity to Touch


There are two types of RSD and CRPS. Type one involves no nerve injury. Type two involves nerve injury.

RSD/CRPS normally affects individuals between the ages of 40 and 60 and is three times more likely to occur in women than men.

Two possible causes of RSD/CRPS are injury directly to the nerve or injury or infection in an arm or leg.

Currently, there is no known prevention for RSD/CRPS.

If you or a loved one is suffering from RSD or CRPS due to injury call Law Offices of Gary Green toll free and without obligation at 1-888-442-7947 to discuss your legal options or send us an e-mail at