What is Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy?
When an individual gets injured, not all wounds are visible and physical. Oftentimes victims in tragic accidents also suffer mental anguish that can be just as serious. There are also permanent conditions that may ensue after an accident and leave a person with a lifetime of difficulty. Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD) is also known as Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) and is a serious condition that will last for the remainder of a victims’ life.
The condition is linked to neurological damage in the brain that can be caused by any sort of trauma. Those that are involved in car accidents, slip and fall incidents, construction accidents, pedestrian accidents, truck accidents, or a host of other injuries can suffer RSD in addition to their other wounds.
There are various symptoms of RSD, even though the condition is often hard to diagnose. Individuals may have joint pain or stiffness, a burning sensation, or they may have constantly swollen areas on their body. Many times RSD cases are not diagnoses properly, and this can lead to inadequate medical care. While those who are injured and have RSD are entitled to compensation, doctors may fail to even note the condition until it is too late. You will want to make sure that you have a careful and observing doctor to help you with your case.
In addition to an attentive doctor, you need to hire a trustworthy attorney. At Greenberg & Stein, you will get a New York injury attorney you can rely on to help you tackle your case. Contact the firm today to get help from a firm with over 50 years of experience to put to your case. You may be able to seek compensation for all past and future expenses associated with RSD!