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... with blankets on my leg is hard. Living up here in Canada, gets pretty cold and thats hard too, cold affects the pain levels. I went to 4 drs who said i have crps and then one quack... ... (1 replies)
... The fight with DOL to do anything, even pay for medications has left us both so frayed emotionally. We had to send away to Canada for our Neurotin....for example, and pay it all ourselves. There are so many layers to this disease outside of the disease itself! ... (32 replies)
... i have had crps for almost 4 years now. ... (5 replies)

... worsens continuously! I'm at my witts end... Any Canadians with suggestions on where to go in Canada to seek medical attention? ... (28 replies)
... Hi, I'm new to the boards and also have RSD. I am in NS canada and have seen numerous drs in the 18 months since this all started. It started with a torn calf muscle and went from there. Where do u live? ... (12 replies)
... Is there anyone from Canada on this board? ... (12 replies)
... I can not help with medical in Canada because I live in the northwest here in the states but I know about the depression. It can be so hard to keep a positive mood when pain is ruling your life. ... (28 replies)
... It might be different in Canada because of the national medical system..and you perhaps would be able to get treatment for your work injury from your regular Canadian insurance. ... (14 replies)
Apr 26, 2013
... how have you been experiencing CRPS symptoms? ... (4 replies)
... nfortunately I cannot put the URL's in here but if you do several searches on "Treatment of RSD or CRPS" or "Associations or Societies and RSD, CRPS" or "RSD or CRPS and Pain Management". Just keep putting words together until you find the sites you need. ... (8 replies)
... I live in Canada so I don't think that would apply but I will definately look for something similar. Thank you. ... (14 replies)
... ut me on stretcher but it took 4 hours for anyone to even come look at me although I was crying. Finally, doc walks up and asks what is wrong. I tell him I have CRPS or RSD and the pain is intolerable. ... (4 replies)
... Thanks for your kind words and help Deanne, I've already been to the best our Government has to offer. Under the Worker Compensation Act they are compelled to return me to the workplace which precludes medications. On Monday I went to my personal physician who also contracts with Workers Compensation and works in a "Clinic" (complicated system in Canada) that by law can not... (3 replies)
... Rayefay, I will try breaking it up through the day to see what happens. I just don't get anything from them at all, no change. My pains are getting more constant now, I thought they were before, til now. I will try though. I gotta hang in for at least 8 weeks. How long did it take for you before they started help at all? Michelle1. I think learning my limits will work... (38 replies)
... WoW! Thanks everyone! I am really glad there are others here, and sorry that there are so many others, with this horrible condition. I do feel lucky to have this here and that I was DX so quickly and early with it. I cried when I found out because I thought there had to be a mistake because I could have handled anything else (so I tell myself, mostly because there is an... (38 replies)
... I don't know why doctors won't be up front about it. I guess they think by not saying anything they're sparing a person's feelings but in this case I don't think that's right since all you have to do is go online and see there is no cure. Geez, more people newly diagnosed get the crap scared out of them by reading things than by having the doc gently explain it all. RSD is... (38 replies)
... No one says you have CRPS for life so why do they say...get it into remission? ... (38 replies)
... In Canada it is not covered by medical but is worth the money. I know you probably cannot move your back much but make sure you keep moving the rest of your body. ... (14 replies)
... Of course, you are really injured and can't do it, but you really need to prove it to WC and then as far as I know, your company has to support you. I live in Canada but there is WC here too and my sister was injured 17 years ago in a fall at work. ... (14 replies)
... John, you sound like a great guy - and lucky to live in CA where I believe the word on RSD/CRPS and treatment protocol is better than what we have here in Canada. Half the meds you are on I have never heard of and I am not under control so wonder about the docs treating me. If I ever get my car accident settled I plan on going to the best pain clinic I can find no matter... (10 replies)

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