I’m often asked how friends can support me or other patients living with chronic pain or chronic illness. This article introduces ways that you can help people like me. How to Help Someone Living with Chronic Pain If you know someone who is living with chronic pain, like most people the instinct to help is almost […]
In honor of September being Pain Awareness Month, I’ve kicked the month off with a post featuring 8 women in pain health bloggers to follow.
Let’s talk about pain for chronic pain awareness month. This is my chronic pain story. I hope it helps others understand what it is like to live with in pain. You are not alone.
MSW Interviews: Introducing Jeane Trend-Hill, a visual artist who photographs her assemblage pieces to showcase her experience with osteoporosis and with IBD, specifically, ulcerative colitis.
MSW Interviews: Introducing professional artist Jennifer Walker, author of Unexpected Advocate. Jennifer has RA, Fibromyalgia, and SPD; among others.
Traditional Chinese Medicine: Dr. Tzu demonstrated a scraping method called Gua Sha. Its principles are similar to those of cupping and has similar effects on the body.
My experience with Traditional Chinese Medicine in Taiwan. Cupping is used to bring blood flow to the muscles and skin, which effectively drain excess fluid and toxins from deep connective tissues.