International Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Foundation

"Dedicated To Helping RSD Patients Worldwide"

Eric M. Phillips

P.O. Box 474

North Dighton, Massachusetts 02764-0474 USA

Phone: 774-501-2808  Fax: 774-501-2808



Office Hours

Monday through Friday

9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. EST

(Please note our new mailing address and phone numbers)


Please view the following new topics: The Management of CRPS, Movement Disorders, Principles of Addiction, New Topics, Spread of CRPS, The Infusion Pump: Clinical Observation, Spine and the Autonomic Nervous System, Bone Scan and CRPS, CRPS and SCS, Dr.Ellen G. Wattay's Updated Manual for the Diagnosis and Treatment of RSD/CRPS I, Clinical Contribution To CRPS I, RSD Poems, RSD Stories, Clinical Trials: Lenalidomide in the Treatment of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Type I, CRPS and Sympathectomy, The National Disease Research Interchange (NDRI), Next Step O&P, Stages of CRPS/RSD, and Thermography Abstract.

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Support Group Information


If you would like to have your support group information and meeting dates listed on our website.

Please e-mail me at




RSD Support Groups in the Untied States



Support Group Information

The 1st Sunday of the Month

2:00 to 4:00 P.M.

Adventist Hinsdale Hospital

120 North Oak Street

Hinsdale, IL

Lincoln Room

See Receptionist




The 2nd Sunday of the Month

2:00 to 4:00 P.M.

Alexian Brothers Hospital

800 Biesterfield Road

Elk Grove Village, IL

Conference Rooms 1 & 2

Just past the cafeteria




Contact Information:

Edwina Schaeffer, President






Support Group Information

KC RSD/CRPS Support Group

Meeting are held bi-weekly on Tuesday evenings from 7-9 PM

  The meetings are held at the:

Villa Monterrey Clubhouse

85th and Farley Streets

Overland Park, KS

(You enter at the back of the clubhouse by the pool (where there are no steps to contend with). 
Parking is in any of the lots but please do not park under the carports as they are paid/reserved parking.

Contact Information:

Lisa Coan



This group is facilitated by Lisa Coan.  (It was originally started by Lisa Coan and Anita Shaffer).

 Lisa does send out reminders to all people who are on her email list and she also do a newsletter that is sent around the world as well via the internet.




Support Group Information

Twin Cities north group:
Lutheran Church of the Master
1200 69th Ave N
Brooklyn Center, MN

Twin Cities south group:
Savage Public Library
13090 Alabama Avenue
Savage, MN

The meetings are held Saturday mornings from 10:00 am until noon on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month. The 2nd Saturday being the north meeting and the 4th Saturday being the south meeting. There will be light refreshments served at each meeting. Also, there are signs at both locations directing exactly where to go.

Contact Information:

Bonnie Scherer

952-447-4930 or 952-457-7586





Support Group Information

Columbus Area


Ohio Statewide Independent Living Council

670 Morrison Road Ste 200  

Gahanna, Ohio 

Next Meeting:

Tuesday September 15, 2009

2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Contact: Susan Diamond
Phone: 614-805-4239

Dayton and South West Ohio Area

Phone and E-mail Support

Contact: Cindy Lowe

Home: 937-387-6687

Cell: 937-344-0706





Rhode Island

Support Group Information

RSD/CRPS Rhode Island Support Group

Heather Mello, Group Coordinator

All meetings are on the last Saturday of every month at 11 a.m., unless you here otherwise from Heather.

Feel free to bring your caregivers, parents, siblings, etc - who ever you think will benefit.

Our next meeting TBA

For more information regarding support group meetings please contact:

Heather Mello, Group Coordinator

Heather will be taking a hiatus for the next 8 weeks. If you need to reach her please e-mail her at  and she will get back to you when she has time.

Phone: 401-996-1612




RSD Support Groups in other Countries


Support Group Information

If you are from Israel and would like to help form an RSD support group, please e-mail: Dorit Drori at:


* Please note: The International Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Foundation is not affiliated with any of the above mentioned support groups listed on this page.  This information is simply published as a general information source only.

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