Hayley Wyatt suffered from the most painful condition on Earth

  The family of a young woman who died earlier this year say the medical team that cared for her neglected her. They say she...

The Link Between CRPS and Blood Draws is Closer Than You...

Routine blood tests are common practice within the healthcare system. While mildly unpleasant, when performed properly there should be no risk of harm to...

Pain Patients Beg FDA For More Options, Easier Access To Opioids

People with chronic conditions cope with prescription restrictions and limited alternative therapies amid the nation's opioid crackdown. SILVER SPRING, Md. — One pain patient lay...

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...

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...

20 Symptoms of Chronic Illness That Were Dismissed as ‘No Big...

Though chronic warriors all experience different symptoms and diagnoses, one thing many have in common is the experience of being told your health issues...

7 Things Healthy People Need to Know to Understand the ‘Pain...

By Jo Malby Chronic pain changes everything in life, most entirely invisible to outsiders. Many people do not seem to understand chronic pain or just how extensive its...

25 Physical Symptoms of Chronic Pain (That Aren’t ‘Just’ Pain)

When you have a chronic pain condition, probably the most frustrating and debilitating symptom you experience is (obviously) pain. But what many healthy people may not...

McGill Pain Index / Scale for CRPS

The McGill pain index is a scale that shows the rating or level of pain. It was originally developed as the McGill pain questionnaire back in...

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome: Early Symptoms & Action Matters

Dr Dominic Hegarty discusses the early diagnosis and management of complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), a debilitating, painful condition in a limb, in the...