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....

10 things I wish I had known about CRPS/RSD when I...

I remember the very first time one of my doctors mumbled the letters RSD as she tried to demystify why my feet would not...

Cannabis Patch for Pain: Do They Really Work?

As medical cannabis technology progresses at a light-speed rate, new products end up on dispensary shelves practically every day. The cannabis patch promises fast...

The Problem With How The Media Portrays Complex Regional Pain Syndrome...

My fingertips ache as they dance across my keyboard typing "Complex Regional Pain Syndrome" into Google (you know, today's most reliable source). Articles flood...

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 Story: I Can Finally Explain How CRPS Feels

By Beth Stillitano. I am always trying to explain to people how CRPS feels.  It is a very hard...

Life With One of the Most Painful Conditions Known to Modern...

RSD/CRPS goes by many names: reflex sympathetic dystrophy, reflex neurovascular dystophy, complex regional pain syndrome, hand-foot atrophy, Sudeck’s atrophy, amplified musculoskeletal pain syndrome,...

Patients With Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Need Better Support

A new guideline published today by the Royal College of Physicians in partnership with 28 other organisations, including the British Psychological Society,...

When Someone Offers You a ‘Cure’ for CRPS

It’s easy to assume that all people that have been diagnosed with complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) want in this lifetime is a cure. That’s why...

What I Wish I Had Known About Complex Regional Pain Syndrome...

There is so much that is not told to you when first diagnosed with a chronic illness. When I was diagnosed with complex regional...

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