Grieving the Person I Was Before Chronic Illness

BY:Gloria Shannon Sitting at the end of my bed, it suddenly thumps me across the chest like a ton of bricks. My lip trembles, I...

Specific autoantibodies in patients with longstanding CRPS

BY BIM: We recently published a study on antibodies found in the blood of patients with longstanding Complex Regional Pain Syndrome . Antibodies are substances produced by the body’s immune...

Evidence of brain changes in people suffering CRPS

In an earlier article we considered changes to the brain in people with CRPS solely in the context of poor memory or ‘brain fog’. In...

CRPS Rank Higher on Pain Scales than Childbirth, Cancer, Amputation

Imagine pain in an arm or leg so intense that the sufferer would rather undergo an amputation than put up with it any longer....

Study Says CRPS/RSD Patients More Likely to Develop Condition in Other...

A study published in the Scandinavian Journal of Pain found that participants with a history of complex regional pain syndrome/reflex sympathetic dystrophy (CRPS/RSD) and a documented “inciting event”—broken...

This is CRPS or The “Suicide Disease”

When I first received my diagnosis of complex regional pain syndrome I had never heard of this disease. When I first started researching this disease...

Little known about neurological condition, but one thing’s for sure: Life...

BY TRACEY ROMERO: Lora Rossi of Ardmore, Montgomery County, suffers from a chronic pain condition called Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), and spends pretty much all...

FDA Designates CRPS Drug as ‘Breakthrough Therapy’

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has designated an experimental drug as a potential breakthrough therapy for Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), a chronic...

Living With CRPS, An Excruciating Chronic Pain Condition That Can ‘Happen...

By Emanuela Campanella What if you’re on the “right track,” months away from finishing your articling and becoming a lawyer, before those tracks twist and turn into a dark...

A Letter To Those Who Do Not Have CRPS/RSD

For those of you who have CRPS/RSD share this article to help your loved ones understand. Dear Loved Ones, The other day a friend of mine...