Understanding Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Types 1 and 2

April 5, 2018

If you suffer from one of the two different Complex Regional Pain Syndrome types, the condition probably came on unexpectedly due to a previous physical trauma. Many individuals who are...

Skin Irregularities Caused by Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

March 22, 2018

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) is a rare condition triggered by numerous events. While car wrecks are a common cause due to physical trauma that can lead to CRPS, other...

Early Treatment May Offer Better Outcome for CRPS

March 16, 2018

Complex regional pain syndrome is a unique and challenging health issue. Because it usually arises after an individual has already spent time healing from a previous injury, being dealt another...

CRPS May Occur After Relatively Minor Injuries, Affecting Quality of Life

March 9, 2018

We have so many more, innovative, safety mechanisms in cars today, along with laws that prohibit driving while impaired, as well as texting while driving. Seatbelts are required to be...

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome: Are You Disabled Due to Severe Pain?

March 5, 2018

With even more motorists on the roads than ever, accidents are bound to happen—and most of us will experience at least one car wreck (and unfortunately, probably more than that)...

Did You Develop Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) After a Car Accident?

February 28, 2018

Complex regional pain syndrome is a condition that may affect an individual after an accident, injury, surgery, or another event that causes damage to the nervous system. Car crashes are...

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Symptoms

February 21, 2018

While the numbers of drivers on the road increase—along with the number of traffic accidents—there is a nationwide emphasis on safety. Innumerable campaigns have been launched against distracted driving, trying...

What Causes Complex Regional Pain Syndrome?

January 9, 2018

Complex regional pain syndrome is known as a rare condition, although it affects hundreds of thousands in the US, and possibly more. It is a chronic illness, and may last...

Diagnosing Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

January 5, 2018

If you are experiencing complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), then you understand why ‘complex’ is the first word in the name of this condition. For most, CRPS occurs after a...

CRPS/RSD PART 26: Woman Writes Emotional Letter to Life Altering Car Crash

July 26, 2016

We recently came across an item on a website called The Mighty that we found especially moving.  It’s a letter that starts with three simple words: “Dear Car Wreck.” Written...

CRPS/RSD PART 25: Award Winning Documentary “Trial by Fire” Raising CRPS Awareness

July 13, 2016

What would you do if your mother developed CRPS and was in constant unbearable pain?  That’s what has happened to Charles Mattocks, a successful chef, actor, author, producer and diabetes...

CRPS/RSD PART 24: Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers Mike Alstott Speaking Out About Painkiller Dangers

July 10, 2016

Former Tampa Bay Buccaneer fullback Mike "The A-Train" Alstott remains an all-time fan favorite for his accomplishments on and off the field.  He played 12 seasons as a fullback, racking...