Infusion

For me a diagnosis of complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) was relieving in the sense of knowing what was going on, but also disappointing in knowing that there is no cure and many treatments are trial-and-error as far as effectiveness goes. Lately I've been getting weekly IV infusions of 350mg lidocaine for my CRPS. So…

The “Suicide Disease”

When I first received my diagnosis of complex regional pain syndrome I had never heard of this disease. When I first started researching this disease the more frustrated I became. For CRPS being the most painful condition known to the medical community (see pain index below) there is very little research done. No definite known…

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Journey

My journey started with right eye pain in October¬†2015. Being in the process of planning a¬†wedding and going through my last semester at UW-Madison in a competitive science program I ignored the pain. Once my vision was affected I decided to see a doctor (read: my grandma whom is an optometrist assistant dragged me to…