Ten Tips For Communicating With A Person Suffering From Chronic Pain by Mark Grant MA People with chronic pain communicate differently to well people. Tired, irritable and withdrawn, they are often reluctant or unable to talk about their feelings. Or they may talk in a kind of 'code' and tell you they feel fine when… Continue reading Trying To Understand
CRPS/RSD is called an "invisible disease" because the signs and symptoms are often just a pain that lasts longer than the initial injury and is more intense and continuous. It makes for a unique situation that places a burden of proof on the patient and often doctors or others who have not heard about CRPS/RSD tell… Continue reading Uncovering “Invisible Diseases”
I’ve lived in Groton, Connecticut for the past 23 years. I moved here when I was 4 safe to say I was pretty much raised here. I thought I knew and saw everything that my small town had to offer. I knew the streets, the buildings, the people, the changing of the crazy seasons that… Continue reading Looking Towards The Future
Lately I've been getting several emails from fellow CRPS warriors on how to deal with this diagnosis. I've found a great website that can help you guys out..It's called IPain and they have incredible service and support internationally! I hope this website gives you guys the help, info, and support that we're all looking for!
Around 1pm on Friday I fell off a ladder that I was using to paint my room and landed on my back, my right foot (my bad foot), my side ribs, my left shoulder, my elbow, my arm, and my head. I got several X-Rays done and a CAT Scan to make sure that I… Continue reading Oh, What Now!