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Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD) (CRPS) Board Index
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... I was diagnosed with RSD when I was 12 years old. I lived with it for almost 4 years and was bedridden with it. The RSD spread from my right arm to eventually full body. I was misdiagnosed several times. ... (9 replies)
... all those things cost a heck of alot more than paying for some HBOT therapy. HBOT isn't invasive, and it doesn't zap your memory like so many of the medications do. It's pretty frustrating to me. ... (13 replies)
... Welcome! Sorry it's because of rsd though. ... (13 replies)

... You are put in a chamber and go on "dives" at different atmospheric pressures . HBOT helps to supersaturate tissues that have been deprived of oxygen because of the swelling . ... (1 replies)
... I think it's great that HBOT worked for you. You said that you use the word "cure" because you don't know what other word to use. I think "remission" would be more appropriate. ... (9 replies)
... There are some who post on this board who has had RSD for over 10 years, some 20. We all would love to hear about a sure cure, but let's face it there isn't one. ... (9 replies)
... JD - you can negotiate HBOT as a self pay for a lower rate -the $150 rate is what they charge insurance but they will typically charge less - actually my insurance company (which was work comp) paid $80 per dive - and they were paying Dr. Allen Spiegel who is supposed to be one of the pioneers for HBOT with RSD he is in Florida - I wouldn't recommend attempting to go all the... (13 replies)
... For those of us out there that only have our insurance to pay for our expenses and not being able to pay for the copay hardly the expermental drugs generally are not available to us. I have tried the HBOT though My husband did everything he could to get me the treatment and I've had this disease by then for 6 years and it didn't do anything for me so it is not the end all... (9 replies)
Jan 7, 2009
... I have heard from a few about rsd being made worse by dentist procedures. I've also seen this doesn't have to be the case. Educating the dentist about rsd is the first step. They have to know the precautions that need to be taken and understand them. First and foremost is education. Then, keep the visits short. ... (2 replies)
... any slightest injury it can come back with a vengance. All the Dr's and scientists who do research on this disorder say there is no cure..NONE. Glad to hear the HBOT helped you, but you really shouldnt give the people on here that are new to this disorder who dont really know false hope that there is a cure. ... (9 replies)
... We looked into HBOT for my husband. ... (13 replies)
... My girlfriend has been suffering from RSD for 7 years. She received wrong medication that caused her disease to be increased by many considerable years. ... (13 replies)
... can be in full remission with no pain and no side effects. Having HBOT is expencive but it's no more expencive than searching out doctors and experementing with treatments that do not work but only allow a temporary fix. ... (9 replies)
... old all of the time. I know that it helped me. I guess I was very blessed that work comp paid for it but they had done it for another person at the hospital with RSD so to have refused me would have been grounds for a nasty lawsuit so I think that's why it was approved. ... (13 replies)
What is HBOT?
Jul 26, 2007
... but they are not in my network for insurance coverage. The hospitals ARE in my network, and the billing code is covered, but alas, RSD is not FDA approved for the hospital, so you do need to go to a stand alone clinic. ... (8 replies)
... en a much faster improvement. Now that's not to say that it would work for everyone, but since you have had such bad reactions to some meds in the past, perhaps HBOT is worth your trying. ... (5 replies)
... I've had RSD since 2011 but always thought it was issues from my neck and was needing a new surgery. ... (1 replies)
... It's very difficult to deal with rsd in the beginning because so many things are going on with the rsd assaulting the body and so much info to try and process. ... (2 replies)
... s talking about desensitization therapy which can be helpful and has gotten many people to the point they won't scream or cringe for having something rest on the rsd affected area. How he suggested it be done is totally WRONG. Anything cold on the affected area is a HUGE No No!! IMO, it's as bad as ice. ... (64 replies)
... for those of you that are using hbot----what ata are you diving to? 1.4,1.6,2.0,2.2,or higher??? thanks mike (13 replies)

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