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Twelve Things People with CRPS Want You To Know About Them During the Holiday Season

Tis the season to be jolly! Or at least, that’s what I’ve heard. I love the holiday season. There are beautiful lights and decorations everywhere, there are people singing cheery songs, there are fun, mindless movie marathons on TV, there is delicious food- all of my favorite things wrapped into one season. Maybe that’s why… Continue reading Twelve Things People with CRPS Want You To Know About Them During the Holiday Season

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A Letter to Children Diagnosed With CRPS, From an Adult Who’s Been There

Dear child with CRPS, You are young, and this diagnosis has not come at an ideal time in your life. I mean, is there an ideal time to be diagnosed with complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) — one of the most painful conditions known? Let me assure you though, everything is going to be OK.… Continue reading A Letter to Children Diagnosed With CRPS, From an Adult Who’s Been There

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CRPS in Teens

CRPS – One of the more dramatic and visible forms of amplified pain is complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) which was formerly known as reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD). This is a very painful condition that typically affects a hand or foot with associated signs of the autonomic dysfunction, that is, the hand or foot becomes swollen,… Continue reading CRPS in Teens

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Tea To Reduce Pain

Turmeric Tea for Reducing Pain Turmeric is an ancient spice derived from the rhizomes of Curcuma longa, which is a member of the ginger family (Zingiberaceae). Also known as ‘Golden Spice of India’ turmeric has been used in India for medicinal purposes for centuries. It has been used in traditional medicine as a household remedy… Continue reading Tea To Reduce Pain