Burning Nights CRPS Support is a UK national charity dedicated to raising awareness of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)

Infographic: ‘But You Don’t Look Sick!’ – Understanding Invisible Illness


This infographic explores the impact that a degree of understanding (or lack thereof) can have on a person who suffers from an invisible illness which may not be evident externally. The words and deeds of others , depending on their nature, can make or break the day of a person with an invisible illness, and a little understanding goes a very long way.

Infographic: 'But You Don't Look Sick!' - Understanding Invisible Illness
About the Author
I'm a barrister, advocate & sufferer of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS). I am also a bilateral (double) above knee amputee due to aggressive symptoms of CRPS. However I want to help all those affected by this devastating condition which includes those living with CRPS, their loved ones, families, carers and friends. Please help spread awareness of this debilitating and life-changing condition - CRPS. We need your support!
  1. Sue Braggs

    This is wonderful and knowing that we are not on our own helps

  2. Charles Ehrlich

    This is great. Somehow it’s not forwarding in a complete –I’d like to send it to some others.

  3. Robin

    Thank you. This article made me feel that I’m not alone in this.

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