Floatation Therapy

I started my journey with an official diagnosis of complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) this past year. My frustration in trying to find a diagnosis was only matched by the frustration from the lack of research and treatments for CRPS. In an effort to relieve some of my excruciating pain, I recently tried floatation therapy…

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What’s a Spoonie?

When diagnosed with CRPS I had never felt more alone in my life. Alone in my daily struggles. Alone in my pain. Alone. One of my co-workers and good friend, whom suffers from a chronic illness, reached out to me and really helped me realize it was okay I was going to be "sick" for…

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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. I am exhausted. Every minute, every day, even in my sleep. CRPS (complex regional pain syndrome) wears down your nervous system, immune system, and your body. It's no wonder that chronic fatigue syndrome often accompanies CRPS. Symptoms can include: decreased REM stage sleep fatigue short-term memory loss difficulty concentrating/slow thinking sore throat…