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A little pain usually is a good thing. It's our alarm system. It's our body's way of saying, "Hey, that's hot... Get away before...

Happy Friday Patient Worthians! This week we have two awesome contributions. One addresses grieving as a parent of a child with rare disease. Another addresses...

I felt the cold sweat racing down my back. I felt like I was drowning, but there was no water around. By this point...

Sudden. Intense. Pain. It feels like a burning sensation. Your toes, or your fingers, or your knees feel engulfed in flames. There is pressure,...

Sometimes… just sometimes, dads get a bad rap. Think about all the mommy blogs out there to empower, to share, and even at times,...

Después de ser diagnosticado con una enfermedad rara, a menudo hay un sinfín de preguntas que siguen: ¿Qué voy a hacer? ¿Qué es esta...

¿Qué pasa si vives con dolor crónico todos los días - y no sólo pequeños dolores, pero dolor de nivel 8 en una escala...

Este es el escenario: una mujer y un hombre entran a la sala de emergencia con los mismos síntomas. Ambos tienen un terrible dolor...

Happy Friday Patient Worthians! Do you wish you can take a day off from your rare disease? What about when it seems like it's getting...

There’s a CRPS clinical trial being listed on Craigslist. Not kidding. You can check it out here. Now, am I the only one who finds...

Life can be overwhelming, especially when living with complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS). The continual pressure to look good, to perform well, and to compete...

Has your physical therapist been suggesting standing like a superhero as a cortisol-lowering treatment for your complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS)? Well, s/he might just...

Not everyone can appreciate a sarcastic sense of humor. And for whatever reason, this dry sense of humor usually comes with a warning. So this is...

Since I was very young, I have been mesmerized by the athletes in the Olympic games. The power, the grace, the dedication, and the celebration. I...

Besties are… well… the best! Lauren Smith just earned a Best of the Besties award for friendship by deciding to run in the Marathon de...

'Tis the season to help those in need. Complex regional pain syndrome, or CRPS, can be so severe, it drives some people to desperate ends. It...

For anyone living with severe chronic pain from Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), the best possible gift they could receive—short of a cure—would be...

When you’re dealing with the intense, unrelenting pain of complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), patience can wear more than a wee bit thin. Also, it’s...

Inspiration is important because it provides us with a glimpse of the fact that we can be great. But inspiration is not what fuels change,...

When you have a rare disease like complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), sometimes it seems like doctors don't know anything about it. What's worse, it...

I love chocolate. Who doesn't? Forget the chips and candy… chocolate is numero uno for me. Well, it turns out that there may be...

dolor colosal. hinchazón de mamut. Hipersensibilidad. Los cambios drásticos en la temperatura corporal. Imagínese estar en ese tipo de dolor todo el tiempo. Francamente,...

Exercising with CRPS can be beyond difficult, but I’m sure everyone from your doctor to your mother has encouraged you to do it. Why? CRPS...

Usted no va a venir a través de demasiadas personas en sus vidas como Elaine Gómez y su hija, Michelle DeMont. Y es probable que...

Happy Weekend Before the Election Patient Worthians! Get some rest, Tuesday is going to be a big one in the United States. But while you're...