• Welcome to Phoenix Rising!

    Created in 2008, Phoenix Rising is the largest and oldest forum dedicated to furthering the understanding of, and finding treatments for, complex chronic illnesses such as chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS), fibromyalgia, long COVID, postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS), mast cell activation syndrome (MCAS), and allied diseases.

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Pain and Soreness

Many with ME/CFS report a significant degree of muscle soreness (myalgia), nerve pain (neuropathy), or other types of pain. This is the place to discuss any pain — except for nerve pain (neuropathy), which has its own forum called "Peripheral Neuropathy & SFN".