Complex regional pain syndrome

Life in Pain: One to Ten

Life in Pain: One to Ten

I have been a chronic pain patient for 2 years, 16 days, 1 hour, 10 minutes and counting -- ever since I sprained my ankle…
My Story: You Are Not Alone

My Story: You Are Not Alone

Nobody wants to get hurt. We don’t grow up dreaming of popping pills or waiting for our Social Security disability check to arrive so we…
My Story: I Would Run!

My Story: I Would Run!

I had never heard of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (also known as Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy or Causalgia) before my wife Sheila was diagnosed with it…
Life in Pain: Moving Forward

Life in Pain: Moving Forward

Having any disease can be frustrating.  With my Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), I have exhausted all of the treatments that are available in Portland,…
Life in Pain: Great Expectations

Life in Pain: Great Expectations

We live in a world where seeing is believing. This can be a challenge, especially when you live with an invisible disease. My Complex Regional…
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