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Pain Makes Us Who We Are 

Let your pain empower you,Not all of us are destined to break. And if you find yourself broken, Allow for each broken piece To faithfully make sense I would never put public speaking on my “special skills” list, but over these past years I have been called to do just that more than a number of times. That…… Continue reading Pain Makes Us Who We Are 

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Till It Happens To You!

This post is going to be a little bit different because this post is about something that needs to be talked about more. I’m talking about sexual assault and harassment. It happens to everyone, it even happens to people in the public eye. Gymnasts Aly Raisman spoke out about the sexual assaults that happened to…… Continue reading Till It Happens To You!

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Chronic Pain: A Burden Often Shared

Chronic Pain: A Burden Often SharedBy JANE E. BRODYChronic pain is a family problem. When people experience unrelenting pain, everyone they live with and love is likely to suffer. The frustration, anxiety, stress and depression that often go with chronic pain can also afflict family members and friends who feel helpless to provide relief.Healthy family…… Continue reading Chronic Pain: A Burden Often Shared

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5 Do’s and Don’ts When It Comes to People with CRPS

So often we find ourselves in situations where people are trying their best to help us when in reality they very well may be hurting us. I can see how being a loved one of someone with CRPS can be challenging in more ways than one. You may find yourself not knowing what we want…… Continue reading 5 Do’s and Don’ts When It Comes to People with CRPS

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My New Normal 

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 

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Move Forward PT 

“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 

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Sharing My Story 

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 

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A Letter To The World 

Dear World, My name is Margaret Twitty and I am a 24 year old suffering 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 A Letter To The World 

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Ten Steps To Overcoming Chronic Pain

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