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DRG Revision Surgery

June 2015

Finally the day of my revision surgery arrived, I was admitted and then settled in to wait for the surgery the next day. No matter how good the nursing staff are (and they really are exceptional at The Walton Centre) I am still nervous. 2,218 more words


Not again!!!

April 2015, I have been scheduled for revision surgery on 2nd June, I have been prescribed Omeprazole to combat heartburn and acid reflux from the Pregabalin, and I am having problems with trying to get my work to understand my problems. 1,645 more words


January 2015 to April 2015

So to recap, I have been diagnosed with CRPS in my left and right knees, I have a Dorsal Root Ganglion Stimulator covering both my left and right knees, I am on 100mg Pregabalin twice a day, 4g paracetamol a day (2x 500mg 4 times a day) and I am now travelling into the office each day again. 1,033 more words


Remember Me?

Hello strangers. Firstly let me apologise for allowing myself to drop off the face of the earth, but since my last post back in 2013 (almost 2 years ago now!!) a lot has happened. 1,861 more words


Giving a don't-touch-me daughter space and asking for prayers

Bad-ass, smart cookie, rough edges, tender heart, seashell ears (she hates that part). My daughter Shannon is having life-altering surgery at the end of the month. 925 more words


What A Day!

I woke up in pain, which is the first time in as many days. I haven’t been in pain in the morning in a long time. 1,247 more words


Guest Post: CRPS Animal Models Explained

The following guest post is by Dr Rosie Morland. Dr Morland recently completed a PhD in neuroscience and pain studies at Imperial College, London, and she has a particular interest in how animal models can help increase understanding of complex pain disorders. 1,436 more words