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Gracie Gean began this journey in the gym while kickboxing. She injured both wrists and required a series of surgeries. One of those surgeries resulted in the onset of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, also known as Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, in her right hand, wrist, and forearm. CRPS is rated the most painful chronic pain disease known to modern medicine. She also discovered that she has underlying Lyme Disease and is now battling that disease as well.
Gracie Gean set out on a mission to learn as much as possible about chronic pain diseases and began creating virtual support groups along the way. During her journey through these complex diseases, she has gained a large network of peer patients all around the world. She has tried many cutting edge treatments and publicly shared her experiences. Gracie Gean has participated in public speaking events across the Country. Her support groups are listed on
Gracie Gean loves to collaborate with multiple organizations. She is an ambassador with US Pain Foundation, a delegate for iPain, and is a Volunteer for RSDSA. She is a Columnist for National Pain Report. She works with the Lyme Advocacy Network of the North Shore in Chicago. Gracie has hosted the Midwest Pain Treatment Education Expo since 2014, the largest pain patient education event in the US. Gracie Gean is also fully HIPAA/HITECH certified, so you can trust that all of your private information will be kept completely confidential!
GRACIE IN THE MEDIA!