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Living with RSD (Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy)

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Twinkle VanFleet of RSD(S)-CRPS Advisory www.CRPSAdvisory.com will discuss Functional Restoration for the pain patient. Diagnosed with CRPS type 2 (Causalgia) in 2003 after a January of 2001 fall where the tendons where torn from the bones in her right foot in a work related injury. Discussing both the physical and psychological aspects of pain and what we can do to help ourselves forward into learning and maintaining a better quality of life. She attended the Compass Center for Functional Restoration in Sacramento CA, a 6 week long, 5 day a week, 7 hour a day, outpatient multi-disciplinary program focusing on new direction's. The Center believes this is a life approach not just treating the pain but the whole person. Years ago it became her passion and purpose to promote guidance, awareness, resources and information to those who have been diagnosed with Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome/Complex Regional Pain Syndrome as well as to those who wish to learn and understand it. A Group Leader for MDJunction's Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy's support Forum since 2009. As an Advocate for RSD/CRPS she's active in promoting several websites via her own and networking. We don't have to be a sufferer, but instead, work toward being a survivor. There's always hope!