Sleep…

I wrote the section below at 2 am one night: It’s 2 am, I cannot sleep again, unfortunately, this is a typical night for me. After I go to bed I deal with hours of pain, stress, anxiety, itching, spasms and hot and cold flashes. I can’t stop my brain from over thinking and worrying. This disease …

Medications…

The pain caused by Complex Regional Pain Syndrome or CRPS can be absolutely excruciating at times. The McGill pain index states it is one of the most painful diseases known. Everyone is different and your treatment plan may differ from mine. As of this writing, for pain, I am on Gabapentin, Lyrica, Celebrex and Low Dose Naltrexone …

The Test Results…

(<<Back to The Tests…) At this point, we are now months into testing. My Physiatrist knows that there are certain requirements needed by workers compensation for a diagnosis of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome or CRPS. He decides that no other tests are needed. The combination of my test results points toward CRPS Type 2. CRPS Type 2 …

The Tests…

I will start off by saying that I will keep this section brief, but that does not mean I will not talk more about if requested. There is no one specific test that shows if you have Complex Regional Pain Syndrome or CRPS or not, it is a combination of tests. My case, which is a …

My CRPS Story Begins…

Hello and welcome, My blog may start here, but my CRPS story begins on June 20, 2014, at 5 pm, it was a Friday. While working, I broke my left ankle. I will not go into much detail about the initial injury, but I will say…..it hurt! At this point, if I remember correctly, is …

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