Teen diagnosed with rare ‘suicide disease’ following minor ankle injury

January 13, 2020

The family of a 16-year-old girl fighting an excruciating disease is seeking the public’s help to cover the cost of a supposed miracle treatment she so desperately needs.

Moana Ruhfass was diagnosed with chronic regional pain syndrome (CRPS) in 2013 when she was just 11 years old, following a “seemingly innocent ankle injury,” her father, Manfred, wrote on GoFundMe.

The family that moved from Greece to Sydney to cure their daughter’s painful disease

January 15, 2020

Moana Ruhfass was a talented, passionate young dancer who had everything going for her – until she suffered an ankle injury that ultimately turned her life upside down.

As a sporty child, she was used to getting injured, but this time was different. What was thought to be a seemingly innocent ankle injury led to a life-changing, debilitating, insidious disease. At just 11 years old following an athletics event, Moana was diagnosed with complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS).

CRPS – Help To Free Moana From A Life Of Pain

December 10, 2019

Our daughter Moana was a wonderful child, every parent could wish for. She was happy and smiling. She was a talented and passionate dancer. She had everything going for her, but that all changed after a seemingly innocent ankle injury changed her life forever. Moana has since been diagnosed with Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) a debilitating, insidious disease.

RSDA: “Neurologic Rehabilitation for Chronic Pain Patients Led by Dr. Katinka van der Merwe + Dr. Hannelie van der Merwe of Spero Clinic”

October 22, 2020

@RSDA on Twitter: “Since ’09, we have approached CRPS cases by rehabilitating the Central Nervous System. We are excited to share our common findings w/ the community”

Spero Clinic to Share How They Help Patients with CRPS at the Treating the Whole Person: Optimizing Wellness Virtual Conference

October 15, 2020

Spero Clinic is a Fayetteville, Arkansas-based clinic that specializes in treating patients from all around the world with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) by rehabilitating the Central Nervous System.

Dr. Katinka van der Merwe Announces Release of Second Book on Fibromyalgia

September 9, 2020

Leading holistic doctor, Dr. Katinka van der Merwe’s new book, “Taming the Beast: A Guide to Conquering Fibromyalgia” helps patients understand fibromyalgia.

Finding Hope and Pain Relief For CRPS with Dr. Katinka van der Merwe on the True Grit and Grace Podcast

June 24, 2020

Leading Quantum Neurology Nerve Rehabilitation specialist Dr. Katinka van der Merwe discusses how she treats patients who suffer from chronic regional pain syndrome (CRPS) through a holistic approach on Amberly Lago’s True Grit and Grace Podcast.

RSD/CRPS Book by Dr. Katinka van der Merwe Helps Patients Understand the Severe Pain and Symptoms

June 12, 2020

In today’s world, about eight million people suffer from RSD/CRPS – many of whom have yet to be diagnosed. Dr. Katinka van der Merwe helps readers understand the symptoms associated with RSD/CRPS and explains how the syndrome stems from a malfunction in the central nervous system. She also outlines her revolutionary Four-Punch System treatment technique.

Dr. Katinka Reviews: A Patient’s Experience Inside the Neurologic Relief Center in Fayetteville, AR

May 1, 2019

I had heard about Dr. Katinka van der Merwe and the Neurologic Relief Center in Fayetteville, AR. I decided to reach out for information as I was fearful that my CRPS had spread throughout my body.

Quantum Neurology Therapy

June 26, 2018

The Neurological Relief Center in Arkansas is using a patented method call Quantum Neurology Therapy to treat patients with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, CRPS (also known as RSD, which they refer to on their site, more often than RSD). I actually contacted the team there to get information on their process, letting them know about my own injury, so that I could get information to share with other survivors of the disease.

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