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Here’s How To Find Chronic Pain Support Online

One of the most difficult parts of living with chronic pain is the isolation that it can cause. Because chronic pain is an “invisible” illness, it is very difficult to explain what you are feeling or going through. As well-intentioned as family and friends try to be, sometimes they just don’t get it. That's why [...]

2017-07-14T15:52:28-07:00July 24th, 2017|Tags: , |Comments Off on Here’s How To Find Chronic Pain Support Online

How To Support A Loved One With Chronic Pain

Chronic pain is a serious condition that affects millions of people all around the world. It is very difficult to measure and the pain is often unique to each person. There is no magic treatment to cure chronic pain either and there are many complicated issues that can come along with chronic pain conditions. So [...]

2016-10-24T14:01:42-07:00August 29th, 2016|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on How To Support A Loved One With Chronic Pain

Social Media Networks Connect Chronic Pain Patients

In everyday life, people with chronic pain may find it difficult to connect with others facing similar experiences. Fortunately, the emergence of social media networks specifically geared toward people living with chronic disorders aims to help patients dissolve those barriers, finding support and camaraderie in the process. Social support helps those living with a chronic [...]

2016-10-24T14:03:29-07:00May 27th, 2015|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Social Media Networks Connect Chronic Pain Patients

What Are Spoonies?

If you experience persistent pain or fatigue because of a medical condition, you’re definitely not alone. In fact, an entire community of people known as spoonies has gathered to support each other as they face daily difficulties completing basic life tasks. The term “spoonie” came from an essay by chronic pain warrior Christine Miserandino that [...]

Faces Of Pain: Connecting With Others

Managing the emotional side of chronic pain day in and day out may seem difficult and lonely. Friends and family try to understand what it’s like, but nobody truly knows how it feels to live in pain unless they themselves have done it. However, finding the appropriate support is a critical component to navigating life [...]

2016-10-24T14:04:56-07:00August 13th, 2014|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Faces Of Pain: Connecting With Others