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CR(a)PS A Day in a Life with a Woman With CRPS


HEY!! My name is Melissa, a woman living every day with CRPS.I am married to my AWESOME husband Tommy,have 2 beautiful children Jeffery & Serenaand I have 5 pups <3Pogo, Sadie, Randall, Ru & Raja.I am a middle child of 5.My Brother Dutch has been with me my whole life and will be with us on this journey 😊 as Co-Host extraordinar!We are bringing this podcast to you to spread the word about CRPS. There will be education, & stories to make you laugh, cry, say HUH??? Did I say make you laugh :DA little about CRPSComplex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), also called Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome (RSD), is a chronic pain condition in which high levels of nerve impulses are sent to an affected site. Experts believe that CRPS occurs as a result of dysfunction in the central or peripheral nervous systems.CRPS / RSD is classed as the most painful chronic pain condition that is known. It reaches approx. 42 out of 50 on the McGill Pain Scale, higher than non-terminal cancer, higher than amputation of a finger without anesthesia… In some research it has been said that CRPS Type II can reach as high as 47 out of 50.There is no cure for CRPS.To find out more about CRPS you can go to

Recent Episodes

Mindy's CRPS Story Part 2 - S2 Episode 5February 21, 2021 Episode artwork Dental Health and CRPS - Season 2 Episode 4February 09, 2021 Episode artwork Mindy's CRPS Story 🧡January 25, 2021 Episode artwork Kate's CRPS Story - Season 1 Episode 2January 20, 2021 Episode artwork Lisa's CRPS Story January 07, 2021 Episode artwork HAPPY NEW YEAR! From CR(a)PS A Day In A Life Of A Woman With CRPS FamilyJanuary 01, 2021 Episode artwork Dr. Heather's CRPS Story - Episode 38December 20, 2020 Episode artwork Emily's CRPS Story - Episode 37December 09, 2020 Episode artwork Rachael's CRPS Story part 2 - Self Care - episode 36December 06, 2020 Episode artwork Heather's CRPS Story - Episode 35November 20, 2020 Episode artwork Knowledge Is The Key - Episode 34November 20, 2020 Episode artwork Kate's CRPS Story - Episode 33November 09, 2020 Episode artwork It's CRPS AWARNESS MONTH!!! So, color me ORANGE!!! - Episode 32November 01, 2020 Episode artwork Brenda's CRPS Story - Episode 31October 19, 2020 Episode artwork All my Medical “Toys” and How They Help Me - Episode 30October 12, 2020 Episode artwork Mel’s CRPS Story - Episode 29 October 05, 2020 Episode artwork Pain, Meds & Me Episode 28September 27, 2020 Episode artwork Brie's CRPS Story - Episode 27 September 21, 2020 Episode artwork September is Chronic Pain & Suicide Awareness Month - Episode 26September 14, 2020 Episode artwork Brief History of CRPS/RSD - Episode 25August 31, 2020 Episode artwork That Smells & Looks Delicious! Why Am I Never Hungry ☹ - Episode 24August 23, 2020 Episode artwork Showers: The Flames of H-E DOUBLE HOCKEY STICKS! - Episode 23August 11, 2020 Episode artwork The “New” Rolls, Scars and Learning to Love My “New” Body - Episode 22- July 28, 2020 Episode artwork Those who care about you, Want You to Have F-U-N!! - Episode 21July 19, 2020 Episode artwork Rachael’s Story - Episode 20July 12, 2020 Episode artwork