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What a Day With Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Feels Like

PERFECT WAY TO DESCRIBE WHAT LIFE IS LIKE WITH CRPS! Can a person imagine something they have never seen or experienced? Does imagination have limitations? No matter how hard I try to explain the sound of the crashing waves, the feeling of the sand in my toes, and the beautiful horizon, to someone who has… Continue reading What a Day With Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Feels Like

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Grace During Pain

Be kind to yourself, whatever day or night you are in. Please ease in to grace for yourself, don’t hold onto the hurt even as it’s gripping you. Know that there is someone somewhere that has empathy and love for you and is enduring CRPS too.🔥🧡🧡🧡🔥 #CRPSAWARENESS

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From Gymnast to CRPS Fighter!

Life doesn’t always go to plan; but in those moments of adversity, picking yourself up and carrying on will be the best and hardest thing you do. Imagine that your life suddenly changes and you find yourself walking down a different path. Just like that. In the blink of an eye, everything you imagined is… Continue reading From Gymnast to CRPS Fighter!

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6 Foods That Fight Pain

1. Cherries - Cherry extract is ten times more effective than aspirin at relieving inflammation. Only two tablespoons of the concentrated juice need to be taken daily for effective results. Sweet cherries have also been found to be effective. 2. Ginger - Ginger reduces pain causing prostaglandin levels in the body and has been widely… Continue reading 6 Foods That Fight Pain

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10 Ways to Distract Yourself From Pain

1. Touch - Nerves can only process one sensation at a time. Ask you beloved to gently stroke the area that hurts to distract your nerves. 2. Reading - Disappearing into a good story can block out the pain. Ask your friends to recommend good books. 3. Creativity - Creativity helps you focus on something else. Try coloring, photography,… Continue reading 10 Ways to Distract Yourself From Pain