North Carolina Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy/Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
Reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD), also known as complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), is a serious medical condition that causes intense and sustained pain, swelling and discoloration to the parts of the body it affects.
In workers, RSD most commonly develops in the extremities — including the arms, hands, knees, shoulders and feet — following a crushing injury or fall. The pain, which is often described as a "burning" sensation, may result from either a mild or severe injury, and may set in immediately, or after days, weeks or months. Many times, the place where the pain is felt is not the same area as where the injury occurs.
For a free consultation to discuss your injuries or loss with an experienced Concord personal injury lawyer who is also a certified workers' compensation specialist, please call 877-790-7039 toll free.
Although the searing pain RSD/CRPS sufferers experience may sometimes seem out of proportion to their injuries, RSD/CRPS is a real, progressive disease. Essentially, it is a chronic pain disorder caused by the body's pain network overreacting after a significant trauma.
Employers and workers' compensation insurers are often reluctant to pay RSD/CRPS claims, due the unusual nature of the symptoms and the significant treatment expense. For more than 20 years, The Law Office of G. Lee Martin, P.A., has worked to get RSD/CRPS sufferers the medical treatment they need and the monetary compensation they deserve.
Relief for Chronic Pain Disorder Sufferers | Concord RSD/CRPS Attorney
If you suffered a workplace injury and are now dealing with chronic and intense pain, it is best that you seek medical attention. Then call us to discuss your options for getting compensation for your injuries, lost work time, medical bills and other damages that resulted from your injury.
For more information or a free consultation, contact us online in Concord, North Carolina, today.