Blog Posts - Chronic Pain



“Pain Is a Disease” – Dr. Elliot Krane Discusses the Mystery of Chronic Pain – [Video]

Dr. Elliot Krane talks about a young woman who developed chronic pain and allodynia, a condition that causes even the lightest touch to hurt.
by I Told You I Was Sick on May 6, 2015

Makeup Monday: Sharing My Foundation While Living With Lupus

SUNDAY MORNINGEveryday I get told in person, by email or through social media I wanna be like you.  I always respond with "No You Don't". Many always see the glam side of my life working as a makeup artist with celebrities but never the ugly sid...

Your Complete Guide to Turmeric – [Infographic]

While most people associate turmeric with cooking, this spice offers many scientifically-proven health benefits. Use turmeric for chronic pain and digestive problems.
by I Told You I Was Sick on May 4, 2015

How to Use a Juicer – [Video]

Oftentimes, people living with an autoimmune disease will also have chronic digestive problems that prevent the proper uptake of nutrients. Juicing heals pain.
by I Told You I Was Sick on Apr 27, 2015

“Non-Compliant” Patient, Amanda Goodwin, Turns Holistic Health Coach Who Treats Autoimmune Disease

Holistic health coach, Amanda Goodwin, knows what it's like to struggle with chronic illness. Read her story and learn how you can change your life.
by I Told You I Was Sick on Apr 15, 2015

Are You TOO Obsessed with Healthy Eating?

Is your food pure, local, and organic? Do you shun all junk food and preach the benefits of your diet? An obsession with healthy eating could turn dangerous.
by I Told You I Was Sick on Apr 8, 2015

Author Barry John Evans Discusses Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME), Asperger Syndrome, and His New Book, “Life Is Complicated: My Journey with Asperger Syndrome”

Barry John Evans is an author and chronic pain sufferer. He also has Asperger syndrome. In this interview, he discusses myalgic encephalomyelitis, and his new book.
by I Told You I Was Sick on Apr 6, 2015

“I Think I Have Chronic Pelvic Pain” – How to Begin Your Treatment Journey

Pain during sex? Pain when you poop? Chronic pelvic pain is more common than you think. Learn more about chronic pelvic pain and how to heal.
by I Told You I Was Sick on Apr 2, 2015

Top 10 Reasons Your Stomach Always Hurts

Your stomach always hurts and you don't know why. Learn the top 10 causes of chronic stomach pain and what you can do to heal.
by I Told You I Was Sick on Mar 30, 2015

Things don’t always go smoothly

You know, making changes in life is never one of those beautiful uprising graphs like this: It’s far more likely to be like this: There are days when life looks fantastic, then you hit a flat spot and it all goes pear-shaped. While overall you&...
by Healthskills on Mar 22, 2015

Developing a shared plan

Last week I introduced you to one way I use to develop a shared understanding of the many factors influencing how and why a person seeks help for their pain.  The person and I work together to understand his or her perspective. I use a range of open...
by Healthskills on Mar 15, 2015

Stop Eating These 4 Foods Immediately! – [Video]

The nutritional content of our food has been severely depleted since the advent of modern agriculture. Discover the missing link between this and your health.
by I Told You I Was Sick on Mar 9, 2015

Stop Eating These 4 Foods Immediately! – [Video]

The nutritional content of our food has been severely depleted since the advent of modern agriculture. Discover the missing link between this and your health.
by I Told You I Was Sick on Mar 9, 2015

After your assessment – then what?

Pain management is replete with assessment measures. There is even a handbook dedicated to pain assessment. I’m sure that every clinician has their favourite assessment tools and process. But there seems to be a gap in terms of how to use the f...
by Healthskills on Mar 8, 2015

On pain…and suffering

Two words that often go together: Pain, Suffering.  Pain we can define according to the IASP definition – An unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage, or described in terms of such damage (R...
by Healthskills on Mar 1, 2015

Patterns of pain after total knee joint replacement

My orthopaedic colleagues are concerned about how they choose patients who will benefit from surgery, rather than ending up with poor outcomes. It’s interesting to know that knee replacement surgery is revised mostly because of pain rather than...
by Healthskills on Feb 15, 2015

How Meditation Eases Chronic Pain

Are you one of the millions of Americans living with chronic pain? Meditation can help you experience freedom from pain the natural way.
by I Told You I Was Sick on Feb 13, 2015

How Meditation Eases Chronic Pain

Are you one of the millions of Americans living with chronic pain? Meditation can help you experience freedom from pain the natural way.
by I Told You I Was Sick on Feb 13, 2015

Who are you? The effect of pain on self

My client, let’s call him Al, is a plumber. Or was a plumber. He sees himself as a hard-working, reliable guy who takes pride in doing a job once, doing it well, and not stopping until the job is finished. He’s worked for most of his adul...
by Healthskills on Feb 8, 2015

The Incredible Power of Believing in Yourself – [Video]

For 15 years, doctors told Gulf War veteran, Arthur Boorman, that he would never walk unassisted again. He proved them wrong. Grab some tissues and watch this inspirational transformation video!
by I Told You I Was Sick on Feb 8, 2015


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