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Patients, caregivers, families, doctors, health professionals,

researchers, industry partners, educators, and interested others.


We are a MidWest group dedicated to increasing education and research on Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)/ Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD).  Our mission is to help those affected by CRPS/RSD to live a full and active life.


What is CRPS?

CRPS (Complex Regional Pain Syndrome) or RSD (Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy) is a debilitating, multisystem condition characterized by severe burning pain, pathological changes in bone and skin, excessive sweating, tissue swelling, and extreme sensitivity to touch.


If you or a loved one are in crisis Please call: 1.800.SUICIDE (800.784.2433) Hope Line or The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 800.273-TALK (8255) – (888-628-9454 en Español)