Man with pain syndrome seeks relief
This is a real-life story of a young man whose life has been transformed by a hellish neurological condition.
Justin Brown, 33, lay on a medical cot in the den of his parents’ Fort Washington home.
Around him are stacks of CDs and DVDs, sports memorabilia, childhood photos, balloons, birthday cards, everything he’d like to see and remember; at the foot of the bed, a television set sits high atop a tower of assorted boxes, nearly touching the ceiling, so that Justin can see it without sitting up or even moving his head. The slightest of movements causes him unspeakable, agonizing pain.
Rick Brown, Justin’s father and full-time caregiver, stands over the cot holding two paper cups; he patiently extracts pills from the cups and feeds them to his son. The medication is dilaudid, one of the most powerful narcotics on the market. Justin says he has to take the drug, at most, six times a day, to keep…
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Posted on November 6, 2014, in RSD/CRPS and tagged crps, fundraising, Help Justin get relief from CRPS, Junstin's story, Nervember article, neurological pain, rsd, water therapy for crps, water therapy for RSD. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.