Image via Unsplash This Guest Post was written by Suzanne Tanner. Many people who live with CRPS or chronic conditions know what it’s like to have loved ones who don’t really know how to help them. Well-meaning family members and friends can do things they assume will make a positive impact only to find they… Continue reading Guest Post: Realistic Strategies for Helping Someone Living with a Chronic Condition
CRPS INFORMATION FOR SCHOOLS!
Here’s some info on how to help your child deal with CRPS while at school. Thanks crpsnetworkaustralia for the tips! Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) is a debilitating condition that is characterised by severe continuous pain, that may be burning, throbbing, stabbing, aching or feel like pins and needles and is considered the highest rated… Continue reading CRPS INFORMATION FOR SCHOOLS!
Are Doctors Being Trained Enough To Treat Chronic Pain?
Are Doctors Being Trained Enough To Treat Chronic Pain? (2013) Not enough doctors have been adequately trained to treat chronic pain, according to a new review of studies. Published in the Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, researchers from Henry Ford Hospital reviewed studies and standards regarding the management of chronic pain in patients, as… Continue reading Are Doctors Being Trained Enough To Treat Chronic Pain?
What a Day With Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Feels Like…
This is what a day in my life used be like for 6 years! But after countless physical therapy sessions, doctors appointments, therapy sessions with and without my mom, and learning to accept that this is my new life, my new normal.. I’ve finally reached the point in my life that I can actually be… Continue reading What a Day With Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Feels Like…
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, cold… Continue reading CRPS in Teens