The media loves to hype up a television series and as of late, they have destroyed public perception of CRPS (complex regional pain syndrome), as well as the experimental treatment of ketamine infusions.
One would hope for a rare disease to be represented respectfully. Unfortunately, that often doesn’t happen. In television shows, it seems that most people who have CRPS are portrayed as drug addicts.
A case in point is the instance of a disease affecting a man on a television show, “Station 19.” His storyline quickly becomes one of an opioid addict, who still works in a high-stress, highly physical job as a firefighter.Read more on themighty.com