• 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.

    To become a member, simply click the Register button at the top right.


  1. Cheryl M

    Buying equipment second-hand

    Hello. Occupational Therapy in my area no longer provide you with anything for free (unless it's something the size of a walk-in shower) so I've been buying my own disability aids and appurtenances. I've been trying to buy as many as possible second-hand to save the planet but I'm wondering if...