Some people have wonderful support networks, while others suffer the stigma of chronic pain. This can come from family, friends, coworkers, employers, insurance companies, the government, and even doctors. http://www.instituteforchronicpain.org/understanding-chronic-pain/what-is-chronic-pain/social-stigma By pledging to learn more about the complexities of chronic pain, to provide support and…
By sending a loud and clear voice to our governments, hopefully we can help foster change in our medical systems to help end the suffering of millions of people living in debilitating pain. By signing this petition you are helping to give a voice to millions of people who can't fight for themselves.
I live with chronic illnesses. I care deeply about health care and safe foods to eat - both are…Read More
I sprained my ankle in 2008. What should have been a minor incident took two years to get proper treatment. By then the damage had been done. I pushed myself so hard to stay at work and try to get well that in January 2011 my body had simply had enough and I got hit with chronic fatigue, which took…Read More
This is a good video that provides a balanced view on the use of opioid medication. I would, however, like to preface it with my own…Read More
This article shows the stigma that still surrounds chronic pain and how poorly patients are treated by their doctors. However, it also…Read More