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Cristy M. Schade, MD, PhD maintains this website to provide general information only. The content is for information only and is not intended to make claims about safety and/or effectiveness of any product/procedure mentioned. It is not intended to be all-inclusive or diagnostic. The information contained in this site does not and should never take the place of medical advice from your physician or qualified health professionals who are familiar with your individual medical needs.

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For any treatment, there will be above average, average, and below average scenarios regardless of who performs the treatment. The results you can hope for are dependent on you, your anatomy, your heredity, lifestyle choices, whether you smoke, drink, take medications and/or vitamins, and any previous treatments. A very important variable is how well you follow instructions both before and after your treatment.

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It is our policy not to respond to any e-mails without knowing the name and address of the person who is communicating with us. We also do not open any e-mail attachments from individuals we do not know.  We do not use e-mail to communicate with our patients.

Your information is private and never sold or shared with others. Dr. Schade is committed to protecting your personal information and respecting your privacy. RSD (CRPS) & Back Pain Treatment Center may request personal information from you over the phone in order to complete a form or transaction.  We do not request personal information via e-mail on the internet.

Users of this site agree that Cristy M. Schade, MD, PhD, his staff, and web designers are not engaged in rendering medical advice or recommendations via this web site.  In addition, users of this site agree no information provided in this site or through this site and its links or emails should be considered as a substitute for consultation with a physician or as a form of medical advice.

Further, Dr. Schade, his practice, staff, and website designers have no liability whatsoever with respect to any actions taken as a result of or in connection with viewing or interpreting any information contained on the website.

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