Over the last decade, social media has become an incredible tool for exchanging ideas, enhancing health education, improving communication, and promoting advocacy and behavior change. Because daily life decisions can impact overall health and wellness, it should come as no surprise that social media has become a powerful platform in the prevention and improvement of… Continue reading Social Media and Chronic Pain
Living with chronic pain can be debilitating. Often times we swing from isolating ourselves or trying to pretend it doesn't exist. But neither works. We have chronic pain. We live with it every day and being able to share how we feel with those we care about and express our needs is imperative. But that's… Continue reading Social Media And Pain
Pain that lasts for more than three months is considered chronic. It is a debilitating process that can be a result of arthritis, surgeries, consequences from medical issues such as diabetic, peripheral neuropathy, cancer, shingles, and fibromyalgia. Bottom line- it's anything that hurts and prevents you from living your life. Whether there is a medical… Continue reading What is Chronic Pain?
Chronic pain is a living, breathing, entity that invades all aspects of a person's life. I know, because I live with it every day. I've been in private practice for thirty years, had over a dozen spinal surgeries, and was a single mom to my beautiful daughter. I know how hard it is to cope… Continue reading Living with Chronic Pain: How I can help you