What It’s Like Living With Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, the ‘Suicide...

It’s 4 a.m., and once again I’m unable to sleep. As I sit alone in my living room, guided meditation for pain streaming though...

16 Things People With Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Want to Post...

Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) is a rare neuro-inflammatory disorder, usually caused by a muscoloskeletal injury, surgery, or damage to the nerves. The nerves constantly misfire,...

Sudden, Unexpected Death in Chronic Pain Patients

By Forest Tennant, MD, DrPH Sudden, unexpected death may occur in a severe, chronic pain patient, and the terminal event may be unrelated to medical therapeutics....

My Simple Way of Explaining Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

My nerves just don’t know how to be nerves. When people ask what complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) is, this is the first thing I tell them....

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS): Imagine This….

CRPS/RSD is a malfunction of one’s Autonomic Nervous System. Disclaimer: Some of this content may be sensitive to some and hard to read. If reading,...

Types of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome and Its Symptoms

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, CRPS, formerly known as RSD Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, is a progressive disease of the Autonomic Nervous System, and more specifically,...

Evidence of brain changes in people suffering CRPS

In an earlier article we considered changes to the brain in people with CRPS solely in the context of poor memory or ‘brain fog’. In...

Patients Taken Off Opioids Are Dying By Suicide Because They Can’t...

This is the ugly side of killing pain. The pharmaceutical remedies (opioids) are dangerous, but effective. But, what happens when a patient is forced...

CRPS and Excessive Body Sweating

On a number of levels this is not a pleasant thing to write about but sweating excessively at night and/or during the...

NFL Player Struggles with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)

After just two days around the Seahawks, Tammy Jones is all in. “I love the Seahawks family already. I feel like I’m leaving him in...

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