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Promoting Awareness of RSD/CRPS in Canada (PARC)

Memos and Bulletins
Public Comments Alternate email parc21026@yahoo.ca
Contact Information
Office Phone Office Help Line 905-934-0261
E-Mail rsdinfo@becon.org
Website www.rsdcanada.org
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/RSD-Canada-PARC-150212265042156/
Primary Contact Helen Small, Executive Director
Alternate Contact Jean Pamenter, Board Member; Phone: Leave message 416-498-7622
Agency Information
Description (Agency) Advocates for people with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 2002
Funding Donations
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Provides information and education about Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (formerly known as Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy) * offers support to individuals living with CRPS/RSD, their families and friends * PARC is a member of the International CRPS Recovery Study research team studying patients in 8 countries.  
Services include: 
*information and education on CRPS 
*support groups (in certain areas) or SKYPE, phone/email support 
*self-management program which teaches patients to manage their illness and problem solve daily issues in a positive manner 
*recommends health care professionals who treat and manage CRPS/RSD. 
*raises public awareness of early recognition and diagnosis of CRPS 
*raises funds for CRPS research in Canada
Hours COVID-19: Tue, Thu 7 pm-10 pm 
Help Line Mon-Thu 7 pm-10 pm or leave detailed message
Areas Served Canada
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
Those living with CRPS/RSD, their families and friends * Doctors and health care professionals
Application Apply through Contact Form on Website * www.rsdcanada.org/parc/english/parc/contactus.php
Languages English ; French - Publications
Fees Membership ; Deluxe Membership fee $35/yr includes triannual newsletter, Survivor Club, ALERTS, Self Management Program for CRPS and PARC Forum. Optional newsletter for only $25/year. Newsletter is review of current CPS issues and treatments. All memberships are tax deductible.
Site Information
Located In Community Niagara Region
Mailing Address c/o PARC 
PO Box 20032 
St Catharines, ON L2M 7W7
Physical Access Fully Accessible - meeting room
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Disease/Disability Information ~ Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy ; Pain Management ~ Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy

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