Inside the Mind of Someone Kept Up at Night by Chronic...

“Painsomnia” is a term used by people with various forms of chronic pain and illness to describe insomnia that is fueled by pain. For people who don’t live with...

Teen’s daily agony ‘worse than childbirth’ from mystery illness

A little-understood illness has left a Sydney teenager wracked with pains "worse than childbirth" - but there's no physical damage to show for it. Chloe,...

Doctors Beginning to Speak Out about Pain Patients Denied Opioids

It’s a trickle at present, but the conversation around chronic pain between doctors and patients is no longer one way only. Over the past few...

9 Easy Stretches to Release Lower Back and Hip Pain

 you are suffering from lower back or hip pain, you are not alone. More than 26 million Americans, between the ages of 20 and...

CRPS to Emergency Room Physicians – “Understand and Treat the Disease”

CRPS/RSD is a chronic neuro-inflammatory disorder. It is classified as a rare disorder by the United States Food and Drug Administration. However, up to...

Why do people with CRPS and Chronic Pain so Frequently Suffer...

It’s something that nobody likes to talk about, but suffering chronic pain very often goes hand in hand with gastrointestinal and/or urinary problems. For people...

20 Celebrity Dads Who Have Kids With Disabilities

By Ellen Stumbo If you ask any of my kids who their favorite parent is, I suspect all three of them will say, “Dad!” And...

How My Dog Helps Me Cope With My Chronic Illness

By Noelle Chelli Lopez, As I sat down to write this morning, I heard an old familiar voice whispering to me, “It’s going to be a loooong...

What a Day With Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Feels Like

By Moriya Goldberger Can a person imagine something they have never seen or experienced? Does imagination have limitations? No matter how hard I try to explain...

Why I Was Kind to the Man Who Said I Stole...

By Kerry Hussey, When you’re in your 20s, you don’t expect to need an accessible placard for your car, so you can park close to work,...