Dear World, My name is Margaret Twitty, I'm 25 year old and I've been diagnosed with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome/ Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy also called (CRPS/RSD). You may know me personally or you may not, but who I am is not really important, only the fact that I live in chronic pain. Having chronic pain… Continue reading My New Normal
“I am 24 and performed gymnastics practically my whole life. I was recently diagnosed with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), a rare neurological disorder. It began after I had suffered trauma to my right foot when a horse stepped on it. A few months later I had surgery on the same foot to correct a… Continue reading Move Forward PT
Hi my name is Margaret Twitty and I live in Connecticut. For 18 years I was an Athlete more specifically I was a Gymnast for 18 years. But that all changed on February 17, 2015 when I was diagnosed with CRPS. CRPS is a rare illness/diagnosis called 'Complex Regional Pain Syndrome' (CRPS). CRPS is… Continue reading Sharing My Story
YES, CRPS/RSD IS A TYPE OF CHRONIC PAIN! Chronic pain is a serious problem but is often made worse by misinformation, negative attitudes and beliefs, outdated ideas, negative emotions. It is recognised that chronic pain is often mismanaged, not because we lack adequate treatments, but because of fear and ignorance. These steps are designed to… Continue reading Ten Steps To Overcoming Chronic Pain
Thank You all for your kind words during this rough time in my life once again. I know many of you had no idea that I was going to be having surgery yet again and on the same Right Foot that I was diagnosed with CRPS last year in February. It was very hard to… Continue reading My October 21, 2016 Letter For You.
There is beauty in the courage of the fragile fighter. Those that persevere, despite all they’ve been through. Yesterday and today I've been getting emails from two women who have been diagnosed with CRPS and don't know what to do. One lives in Canada and the other in Minnesota. It's crazy that I'm… Continue reading Beauty In The Fragile Fighter
I present you my Move Forward PT Podcast for APTA. I have yet to hear it because I don't like to listen to myself I find it weird and awkward 😉 I hope you find inspiration from my story and the journey I still continue to go through. Much Love, M!
Sometimes it's easy to feel like you're the only one in the world who's struggling, who's frustrated, or unsatisfied, or barely getting by. But that feelings a lie and if you just hold on, just find the courage to face it all for another day and someone, or something, will find you and make it… Continue reading We All Need A Little Help
Just got done doing my very first podcast interview for APTA and Move Forward PT for their initiative called #ChoosePT. My interview is all about my journey during my time with my Physical Therapist and how PT has changed my life! I couldn't thank my two Physical Therapist Tracy and Moose for all the time… Continue reading Podcast Interview!
Had a Photoshoot done for an upcoming story about my life with CRPS but this time is about my journey around the Physical Therapy aspects part of it! "Each one of us has the power to change our own reality. You never know when making an effort will not only change our own lives, but… Continue reading Photoshoot For An Upcoming Story!