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Putting Out the Flames: CRPS/RSD Treatment Options #2

Hey hey! This is the second part of a two part series about CRPS/RSD treatment options. You can find the first part about medications and supplements here. If you don’t know what CRPS/RSD is, please go visit this page first as it explains more about this extremely painful and debilitating condition. There is NO cure… Continue reading Putting Out the Flames: CRPS/RSD Treatment Options #2

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when the road gets rougher: how to deal with a CRPS spread

One of the hardest parts of having Complex Regional Pain Syndrome  also known as Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy is the fact that it “spreads” which essentially means that your brain for whatever reason can start to send the “wrong” aka PAINUL nerve signals about other body parts beyond the original area where you first developed CRPS/RSD. This means… Continue reading when the road gets rougher: how to deal with a CRPS spread

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K is for ketamine: all about ketamine and CRPS/ chronic pain management

Hello there! I wanted to start off this post by extending a warm welcome to anyone who may be new to my blog as I am assuming that this post about “ketamine for CRPS and other chronic pain conditions” may pull in new readers who are curious and/or desperate for relief from chronic pain. So before I say anything else, let me… Continue reading K is for ketamine: all about ketamine and CRPS/ chronic pain management

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one step forward, four steps back: small update

Well unfortunately the incredible high of last week’s ketamine infusion has come crashing down in a most spectacular form. After only ONE day home from UVA, I was readmitted Tuesday night and have been here ever since. Some people have incredible luck but your girl Genevieve, she just doesn’t have much luck! What happened? Well I’ll… Continue reading one step forward, four steps back: small update

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everything was beautiful and nothing hurt: my 3rd ketamine infusion

Hey hey hey! I am sorry to have been MIA on the blog for a bit, its been a very busy few weeks especially for how little I actually leave my house! So here’s a super long blog to make up for my absence. First I went out to Colorado September 30th-October 6th with my… Continue reading everything was beautiful and nothing hurt: my 3rd ketamine infusion

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being patient with my pain

Hey friends. If you follow me on instagram, fb, or have been reading my blog in the past month you may know that my 2nd ketamine infusion was VERY different than my 1rst ketamine infusion both in my experience at the hospital AND afterwards. I am still struggling with an immense amount of pain all day every day.… Continue reading being patient with my pain

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my first ketamine infusion for crps

Hey friends and loved ones! As promised I am writing all about my first inpatient ketamine infusion in hopes of helping anyone who is interested in getting one along with continually educating people about CRPS and chronic pain. Its a long one guys so buckle up! I wanted to begin by giving a clear picture… Continue reading my first ketamine infusion for crps