What Pain Awareness Groups Can Do For You

What Pain Awareness Groups Can Do For You

Remarkably, an estimated 115 million people in the US suffer from chronic pain. No matter what your specific pain condition, there are many who may understand what you and your loved ones are experiencing. But how do you find and connect with others? That’s where pain awareness groups come in. They offer many valuable services … Read more

Chronically Unpredictable

If you’ve been following my posts, you know that I have lived for over three decades with a chronic illness. I’ve accepted that the illness—at least for today—doesn’t have a cure. I’ve also accepted (mind you, acceptance doesn’t mean I like it) that “chronic” means it might be around a while or, as Miriam Webster … Read more

RSD/CRPS Facebook Chat

Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain Transcript Highlights Jan Chambers & Dana Rutledge, MDApril 24, 2014 Welcome! Thank you for joining us today for “Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain.” This Facebook chat will be co-hosted by Jan Chambers and Dr. Dana Rutledge and will cover: – Pain symptoms– Causes– Getting diagnosed– Treatment options– And anything else you’d like … Read more

RSD/CRPS Facebook Chat

RSD/CRPS Facebook Chat

An Insider’s Take on RSD/CRPS Transcript HighlightsPower of Pain Foundation’s Barby IngleSeptember 4, 2013 Barby Ingle is an author, chronic pain educator for the Power of Pain Foundation, motivational speaker and was a speaker for the American Pain Foundation’s Power Over Pain Campaign from 2007-2012. She has been featured locally and nationally about her experiences with … Read more

Fibromyalgia Facebook Chat

Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain Transcript Highlights Jan Chambers & Dana Rutledge, MDApril 24, 2014 Welcome! Thank you for joining us today for “Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain.” This Facebook chat will be co-hosted by Jan Chambers and Dr. Dana Rutledge and will cover: – Pain symptoms– Causes– Getting diagnosed– Treatment options– And anything else you’d like … Read more

Charles Argoff, MD

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Charles Argoff, MD, hadn’t planned to go into pain medicine. But as a medical resident in neurology in the mid-1980s, he noticed that nearly everyone he took care of experienced pain. And here was the curious thing: there didn’t seem to be satisfactory ways to deal with it. Pain was somehow overlooked by most of … Read more