CRPS dog walk, Sat 1st June 2013

Thank you!

P1020349Thank you to everyone who helped to make this event a great success! We have, so far, raised £150 for crps-rad.com, a new website which will provide invaluable information about this relatively unknown disease. CRPS is the most painful long term problem- more painful every moment of day than a woman in labour, classified as neuro-immune CRPS can start with damage to a nerve (as in type 2, like Sue) but it is most likely to begin with a fracture or minor injury (type 1). CRPS is said to be most like MS in pathology.

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This week marks the 32nd anniversary of Sue’s accident (a hit and run when Sue was a child) and we could not think of a better way to honour this date than to raise money and awareness.

The website is an international project, linked to a facebook page (CRPS research and developments). The website is needed as doctors are largely unaware of the serious disease and Sue wishes she had a pound for every time a doc has said “CRPS? Whats that?”

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 We didnt manage to get all the way round the Racecourse, but no-one seemed to mind and everyone looked like they were having a good time. Many many thanks to all involved – so very proud of you all right now!

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