Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CPRS) is a type of crippling pain. It usually affects your arm or a leg and usually develops after you’ve been injured, had surgery or suffered from a stroke or heart attack. If treatment for your CPRS starts early it is more likely to be effective. … Continue reading
RSD stands for Regional Sympathetic Dystrophy. McGill Pain Index has ranked it as the most painful form of chronic pain. If you have RSD, there are some common symptoms. According to the New York State Department of Health, “the key symptom is, chronic, intense pain that is out of proportion to the severity of the injury and which gets worse over time rather than better.” The most commonly affected areas of your body include: arms, legs, hands or feet. … Continue reading
Summer is a great time to get out and enjoy time with your friends and family members. The kids are out of school and everyone looks forward to a summer vacation where memories are made and relationships are deepened. However, for many of you, you may be dreading the thought of taking a family adventure due to your chronic pain.
Chronic pain cannot only affect your physical body, but it can also affect your emotional health as well. Depression typically accompanies chronic pain due to the constant strain that is put on your body daily. It can wear you down and cause you to want to “tap out” of every situation. Here you can read more information by WedMD about common symptoms of chronic pain. … Continue reading
For people struggling with unresolved pain, such as back, head, joint, neck, muscle, or fibromyalgia, experiencing the poor results, risks, and side effects of standard medications can make a person feel hopeless. Ketamine therapy is a revolutionary alternative to the traditional standard of care when it comes to pain management. Without the consequences or side effects of typical pain medications, ketamine infusion treatments offer long lasting relief from chronic pain. … Continue reading
For the last decade, millions of people have finally been given a diagnosis for their chronic, widespread pain: Fibromyalgia. This condition has baffled the medical field for many years, as there is often not a clear reason behind the pain in many patients. Because most patients suffer from widespread pain, it often cannot be associated with a specific injury or trigger. Patients may suffer from chronic headaches, burning sensations in their hands, irritable bowel syndrome, and cramps in their feet all at the same time – leading doctors to believe that these symptoms are not related. Yet, with fibromyalgia, they are. … Continue reading