All CRPS/RSD Articles

After three decades of chronic foot and ankle pain, forced opioid tapers, and family misunderstandings, I often think amputation may be my only choice.

After three decades of chronic foot and ankle pain, forced opioid tapers, and stigma, the author often considers amputation as her only recourse.

RSDSA nurse volunteer, advocate, and mentor Beth Seickel, shares her experience with ketamine infusions and complex regional pain syndrome.

In honor of RSD / CRPS Awareness Month, advocate Beth Seickel shares her experience with ketamine infusions for her relentless burning pain.

In the 21 years since Tracey Morales was diagnosed with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), she has explored a variety of pain management tools in the search for relief. Here, she shares her journey with this multifaceted condition.

One woman with complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) shares her chronic pain management journey, from nerve blocks to ketamine infusions to PEMF therapy.

Countless tests and scans have led me to a CRPS diagnosis. This is my story.

One patient writes in their story of how countless tests have led them to a CRPS diagnosis in July 2018.

When diagnosed with CRPS, I put my healthcare background into play to try to bring more awareness to this multifaceted condition.

Nurse Beth Seikel is using her healthcare background to raise awareness of this complex chronic pain condition: CRPS/RSD.

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) is a long-term, chronic condition that causes severe burning pains and other unpleasant symptoms. For Margaret Twitty, the intense pain started in her right foot.

Living with the burning pain of CRPS isn't easy, but Margaret Twitty accepts her condition and finds joy in her personal relationships.

Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) causes pain that can be severe, constant, and completely perplexing. In the worst cases, CRPS causes the loss of mobility and function. If you develop pain in the aftermath of an injury or trauma that lasts longer than six months, seek your doctor's counsel. CRPS just may be the most misunderstood and misdiagnosed of all the chronic pain conditions. 

Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), which used to be called reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD), is a disease of intense pain in the arms and legs. Learn more about CRPS/RSD symptoms and causes.

How Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Is Diagnosed

Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) diagnosis is complex and takes time. Learn what tests are used to diagnose CRPS.

Medications, Interventional Pain Management, and Counseling

Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) treatments work to improve symptoms and reduce pain. Learn about CRPS treatments in this article.