Dr. Joshua Prager

Minor Injury Leads to Rare Pain Disorder

One woman shares how she developed complex regional pain syndrome, also known as reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD), a rare and debilitating nervous system disorder that causes inflammation, muscle spasms and pain.

What is RSD?

Kathy has reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD), a rare and debilitating nervous system disorder that has caused her foot to swell. E.R. physician Dr. Travis Stork explains how the disease progresses. And, should Kathy consider amputation?

Ways to Lessen RSD Symptoms

E.R. physician Dr. Travis Stork has a few surprises for Kathy, a woman who is suffering with reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD), a rare and debilitating nervous system disorder.

Living with RSD

Kathy tells E.R. physician Dr. Travis Stork what it's like living with reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD), a rare and debilitating nervous system disorder that causes inflammation, muscle spasms and pain.