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I have had CRPS for three years following a minor knee surgery, and it has spread to one side of my body, so I am in constant pain. Normal painkillers don't work on the neuropathic pain from it, and I work so cannot take strong opiates. I recently developed SI joint pain over a two week period starting in my hip, and saw my doctor, who gave me an AI cream and told me to take regular paracetemol. In the two days since I have seen no improvement and if anything it feels worse. I can hardly move at the moment, and need help with getting up from lying or sitting. I find sitting very bad, and basically alternate between lying down and walking.
Before the CRPS I was fit and active, but I have since lost a lot of muscle tone and put on about a stone in weight (I weigh 11.5 stone now) because of my limited mobility.
I am tempted to try your SI joint work to try to alleviate the terrible pain, but I am struggling to move at all, let alone achieve some of the positions you show! I am also worried that I may aggravate the CRPS. Can you give me any advice or hope here? I can't cope with this pain, it is stopping everything.

Hello Nell,

I'm not sure which of my SI join pain relief pages you've seen, so just so we're clear,
I have the main Sacroiliac Joint Pain Relief page,
where I show you how release many different areas in your pelvis and legs to let your SI joint go back into place.
I think you could probably do most of the techniques I show you on this page.  I would just go slow and take your
time so you don't aggravate your CRPS.  OR please feel free to have a friend or loved one watch the videos and do the techniques on you if that is an option.

The other SI joint page is the "exercises" page,
and I probably wouldn't bother doing the techniques on this page with your current situation.

I do hope this proves helpful.

All the best,

Gary Crowley

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I can show 95 percent people how to relieve or eliminate their own joint pain for basically every joint in their body. 95 percent of joint pain, even chronic joint pain, is due to the shortening and tightening of tissue around joints. I show people how to release that tight tissue that is causing their pain. Every joint and every person is unique, but the principles to free yourself from pain are the same in 95 percent of cases.


I've been a Chronic Pain Relief Specialist for over 23 years, and have worked with over 25,000 bodies.

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