Proclamation: Complex Regional Pain Syndrome [CRPS] November 6, 2017

Event Dates: 
Nov 6th - 12:00 am - 12:00 pm
PROCLAMATION:
 
WHEREAS,       Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), also known as Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD), is a nerve disorder the causes chronic pain; and,
 
WHEREAS,       the symptoms of CRPS/RSD are often described as burning that is out of proportion to the severity of the initial injury and can include extreme sensitivity to the touch and swelling;
 
WHEREAS,      While CRPS/RSD was first identified during the Civil War, it remains a poorly understood condition. There is no cure;
 
WHEREAS,      The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke and other institutes of the National Institutes of Health support research relating to CRPS/RSD;
 
WHEREAS,      Members of the CRPS/RSD community will be spreading awareness in November;
 
WHEREAS,      On November 6, 2017, members of the CRPS/RSD community will be celebrating the third-annual Color the World Orange day to spread awareness of this poorly understood pain disorder.

NOW THEREFORE,I, Sandra Cooper, Mayor of the Town of Collingwood

DO HEREBY PROCLAIM November 6, 2017, as Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), also known as Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD), in the Town of Collingwood.

Dated this 3rd day of November, 2017

Sandra Cooper

Mayor

Contact Information: 
Tiffany Kummer crpsrsdfoundation@gmail.com [289-680-8037]
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