CRPS, ‘Brain Fog’ and poor memory

Research has demonstrated that people with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) regularly exhibit changes in brain function. These changes can, in some cases, impact...

Having CRPS and Learning To Lie Or Pretend That “You’re Fine”

by The Unbroken Smile Team Having CRPS and Learning To Lie Or Pretend That “You’re Fine”–  I have learned to lie, lie like no one...

Why I Lie About My Pain Level at My Doctor’s Appointments

Alyssa Skillman In 1971, two individuals from McGill University developed the McGill Pain Questionnaire. It includes questions about the type and quality of pain that...

Chronic Pain Patients Organize The Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome Association’s Second...

By Jordan Lusby. Taking a shower is typically a soothing time that people use to reflect on the day. However, what if those little drops...

‘I Am The Other Side Of The Opiate Crisis’

Lynn Frank, 64, of Northeast Philadelphia, a former records and information manager at a law firm, experienced a serious foot injury in a car...

5 Best CBD Oils for Pain Relief [2017 Update]

It’s not easy living with pain. Whether you suffer from muscle spasms, chronic pain or arthritis finding a solution to help deal with that...

Brain Plasticity in Patients With Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

Patients diagnosed with complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) demonstrate significant structural and functional brain changes in regions associated with movement and pain, according to...

RSD/CRPS Can Involve Internal Organs

RSD/CRPS can involve internal organs requiring innovative and costly approaches to treatment for pain relief due to its unique nature. RSD/CRPS invariably involves the internal organs,...

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....

What I Wish I Had Known About Complex Regional Pain Syndrome...

Rachel Ehrenberg There is so much that is not told to you when first diagnosed with a chronic illness. When I was diagnosed with complex regional pain...

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