You Don’t See the Worst Days of My Illness Because I...

When you see me I’m put together. My makeup is done, my hair taken care of. I’ve learned all of the little tricks to...

Lyrica Not Effective for Treating Traumatic Nerve Pain

By Pat Anson, Editor Pregabalin is not effective in relieving chronic pain caused by traumatic nerve injury, but it may be useful as an analgesic...

10 Things I Wish I Had Known About CRPS/RSD When I...

I remember the very first time one of my doctors mumbled the letters RSD as she tried to demystify why my feet would not...

My Story: I Can Finally Explain How CRPS Feels

By Beth Stillitano. I am always trying to explain to people how CRPS feels.  It is a very hard concept for people to grasp. People who...

Fighting through the pain: Jarrett Seck’s battle with CRPS

Seck can no longer move most of his body. He has lost function in both of his legs and his left arm, leaving him...

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...

5 Things People In Chronic Pain Need More Than Advice

By Sarah Ann Shockley So many caring people are anxious to help their friends, relatives, and co-workers who are living with chronic pain that they...

Patients With Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Need Better Support

A new guideline published today by the Royal College of Physicians in partnership with 28 other organisations, including the British Psychological Society, says patients...

My Simple Way of Explaining Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

My nerves just don’t know how to be nerves. When people ask what complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) is, this is the first thing I tell them....

Dorsal Root Ganglion Stimulation Offered for CRPS in Lower Extremities

Experts compare DRG stimulation to traditional SCS In February 2016, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a novel treatment for patients with complex regional...