Teen diagnosed with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome begins treatment program with help of community For 12-year-old Emma Harrington a fractured ankle revealed a more complex and painful medical condition. Emma is a bubbly preteen. She is sweet, pretty and has a pleasant personality. She loves 4-H activities, her animals and her youth group at Sunset […]
Connecting those of us living in pain with tools and resources to live our best life!
We experience pain on so many different levels (physical, emotional and spiritual) and it’s my hope that by sharing my journey, together we find the inspiration and motivation to live our best life…the life we know we were destined to live!
Special Dr.’s call with Dr. Brad Eli This is an excellent call by Dr. Brad Eli discussing the serverity of chronic pain cases he deals with daily and the success his patients have experienced using Nyloxin™. Dr. Eli’s practice is one of the few medical centers in the United States to focus on the treatment […]
100 million American adults live with chronic pain. That’s more than cancer, diabetes and heart disease combined. According to the Institute of Medicine, the high prevalence of chronic pain suggests that the condition is not being adequately managed. Undertreatment of chronic pain creates large costs to the healthcare system and the U.S. economy; we spend […]
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By Karen Weintraub Special for USA TODAY Fibromyalgia affects 1% to 5% of Americans, mainly women, but until recently, scientists had no idea what might be causing its severe and mysterious pains. For decades, doctors told patients their agony was imaginary, the result of emotional hysteria, not a physical ailment. But this year, researchers finally […]
Thursday, June 21, 2007 By: Eve Reddin Lennon, CPCC This is the time of the year when we find ourselves surrounded, if not bombarded, by a multitude of media messages suggesting what we should be doing for the holidays and how we should be doing it. These messages are designed to conjure up sugarplum visions […]
Those of us living with chronic pain and illness know all too intimately the suggestion to find the good in our circumstances. We pour over positive affirmations and self-help books, journal, meditate, bang our heads on the wall and stomp our feet. We ask, scream out, the question: ‘Why? Why me? What does it mean?’ […]
Brain’s white matter may determine susceptibility to chronic pain Scientists used the structure of the brain’s white matter (green lines) to predict whether a subject would recover from low back pain. Red dots represent differences in white matter structure between subjects who recovered and who suffered chronic pain. Courtesy of Apkarian lab, Northwestern University Feinberg […]
Lisa Copen Founder of National Invisible Chronic Illness Awareness Week and Rest Ministries When it comes to making the daily decisions about our illness it’s easy to rely on instinct. Occasionally, however, our instinctive decisions about dealing with our disease can lead us astray. What we once believed about our body and its limitations when […]