Elena is only 26 years old and for almost five years she has been suffering from pain so severe that she is even contemplating a voluntary amputation of her leg. Her odyssey began in 2018 with sharp pains in her left foot. In the meantime, the torment spreads over her entire left leg.
Dr. Katinka van der Merwe is making a difference in the lives of her patients suffering from chronic pain. As the daughter of a successful chiropractor, she became one herself and has treated patients across the U.S. and in more than 34 countries.
– Jeg kunne isolere meg i dager og uker. Måtte ligge i et mørkt rom. Jeg kunne ikke se på TV fordi lyden var smertefull. Hvis jeg åpnet døren, gjorde det vondt av trekket, sier Kari Olstad. Hun har verdens mest smertefulle sykdom, komplekst regionalt smertesyndrom (CRPS), også kalt «selvmordssyndromet».
– CRPS er som å bli torturert uten pause. Noen ganger hadde jeg så vondt at jeg besvimte av smerten. Olstad fikk etter hvert så vondt i leggen og armen at hun måtte bruke rullestol for å komme seg ut av huset. Hun får nå behandling i USA, og for noen uker siden kunne hun endelig reise seg fra rullestolen.
I could isolate myself for days and weeks. Had to lie in a dark room. I couldn’t watch TV because the sound was painful. If I opened the door, it hurt from the pull, says Kari Olstad. She has the world’s most painful disease, complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), also called the “suicide syndrome”.
Green was finally given a diagnosis for the excruciating pain he has suffered on the right side of his body following the RV accident. He said his condition is complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), which involves abnormal inflammation and nerve dysfunction that, at its worst, can cause its sufferers to experience horrible pain with even the slightest touch or movement.
Speaking to Express.co.uk, Puttock explained that the pain was “instant” after injuring his wrist on a metal plate in 2019
An ex-Aston Villa player has opened up on her battle with Suicide Disease after claiming she feels like she is “being burnt alive”.
The 25-year-old, who last played for Sutton Coldfield Town Ladies, began to experience burning sensations in her legs, feet, hands, back, face and eyes as she recovered from surgery.
Ellen Martin, 25, from Surrey, said her life changed in a split second when she was diagnosed with “the suicide disease” which is so painful people often turn to suicide. The disease, which affects the central nervous system, causes indescribable pain and is usually brought on through trauma or injury.
Ex-Aston Villa player dealing with excruciating pain after a footballing injury developed into a condition known as Suicide Disease.
Hayley Wright is 20 years old and a Junior at the University of Mobile. She has suffered from Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) for the past 4 years.
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