New research from Pain Concern on easing pain appointments | Pain Concern | October 2018

Helping focus pain appointments with the Navigator Tool

This edition has been funded by funded by the Health and Social Care Alliance and Edinburgh and Lothians Health Foundation… Read More New research from Pain Concern on easing pain appointments | Pain Concern | October 2018

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DO THE DISCS IN YOUR SPINE ‘SLIP’ ?…|  BARMAC5 | BackPainBlog  | 22 September 2018

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‘Each disc consists of a soft inner part surrounded by a fibrous coating. Sometimes the coating gets torn which allows the softer material to bulge out. The pain when the softer material bulges out can be excruciating and this condition is commonly known as ‘a slipped disc‘.’… Read More DO THE DISCS IN YOUR SPINE ‘SLIP’ ?…|  BARMAC5 | BackPainBlog  | 22 September 2018

#PAM2018 | What Happens Up Stream Comes Down Stream: The Cause and Effect of the Mental and Physical Connection  |  Treasures On The Sand | 24 September 2018

I want to continue to bring hope to those still in the fight against chronic pain, lighting the way so that you, too, can find victory. ~ Gabriel King… Read More #PAM2018 | What Happens Up Stream Comes Down Stream: The Cause and Effect of the Mental and Physical Connection  |  Treasures On The Sand | 24 September 2018

#PAM2018 Don’t Punish Pain Rallies  | National Pain Report | Ed Coghlan |   20 September 2018

75 Don’t Punish Pain Rallies held around the country on Tuesday (September 18) were termed a success by the Rhode Island Woman who organized them.

Claudia Merandi, who used social media to promote the events, some rallies had a handful of people and others more than 200.… Read More #PAM2018 Don’t Punish Pain Rallies  | National Pain Report | Ed Coghlan |   20 September 2018

Accepting ‘Chronic Illness’ (Updated Post) | Carole Scrafton

Acceptance is often viewed as a grieving process, which is a great way to look at it because we do mourn our old lives from when we were fit and agile.

It can be a very emotional and anxious time because our lives need to change in so many ways so that we can adapt them to what our illnesses will allow us do. We do mourn the losses of our independence, mobility, social contact and possibly even our jobs / livelihoods.… Read More Accepting ‘Chronic Illness’ (Updated Post) | Carole Scrafton

#ChronicIllnessVOICE Evening Edition: ~ a health newsletter for everyone! #notjustpatients #chronicillness| 12 July 2018

Alzheimer’s Reading Room Newsletter |  Bob De Marco| Headliner:  Do Persons Living with Dementia Feel Abandoned? | 11 July 2018

THE NEW HEALTH CARE  | Sometimes Patients Simply Need Other Patients |   By Aaron E. Carroll & Austin Frakt |  The New York Times  |  9 July 2018
Double click to access the article  >>>… Read More #ChronicIllnessVOICE Evening Edition: ~ a health newsletter for everyone! #notjustpatients #chronicillness| 12 July 2018