Yearly Physical…

I had my yearly physical just the other day with my primary care provider and besides the Complex Regional Pain Syndrome or CRPS, I seem to be doing well. She checked me over thoroughly and we talked about what was going on with me. We talked about how I felt physically as well as how I …

More About Sleep…

(<<Back to Sleep…) Anywhere between 75% and 90% of people with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome or CRPS suffer from a sleep disorder including insomnia and disrupted sleep patterns. There is a combination of issues that will cause this including pain, Allodynia(extreme sensitivity to touch, sound, vibration, barometric pressure changes, loud noises, wind, temperature, clothing or …

You Are Never Alone…

You need to know Complex Regional Pain Syndrome is a real disease. You need to know the pain is real. You need to know you are not crazy. You need to know there are people who understand what you are going through. You need to know there are people experiencing pain like you are. You …

Physical Changes…

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome or CRPS can cause the affected limb to physically change in appearance. For me, when my CRPS first started my foot and leg went through some strange changes. It was all so new and I had done very little research at this point in the progression of the disease that it seemed …

Another Wednesday…

Another Wednesday feeling like crap. I did not sleep well last night, it took a long time to fall asleep. Once I fell asleep, I felt I stayed asleep fairly well, but still struggling with lethargy today. A few cups of coffee are helping, but this is a tough day. When I don’t get quality sleep, it …

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