Trust me, I’m a patient: pain education for professionals from a lay perspective

By | 2017-12-11T09:19:31+00:00 November 1st, 2017|Learn, Professional Resources|

Unfortunately, it is all too common for the professional not to listen to the patient and not to believe in their pain. The focus on the ‘relief of suffering’ has almost got lost in modern medicine’s search for diagnosis and cure. It is hard enough to be coping with pain, but terrifying not to be believed when one goes for help. It should not take months of suffering and inadequate (or no) pain relief before a patient finally gets to a pain clinic.

Men & Women: Pelvic Pain Relief + Your First PT Appointment w/ Dr. Susie G

By | 2017-12-11T09:16:54+00:00 September 7th, 2017|Learn, Professional Resources|

36 minutes of brilliant pelvic pain and awareness conversation with two very experienced professionals. Thank you Fem Fusion and Dr Susie Gronski. Excerpt from Men & Women: Pelvic Pain Relief + Your First PT [...]

Yes, it is like taming a beast

By | 2017-12-11T14:51:46+00:00 July 27th, 2017|Help, Learn, Professional, Professional Resources|

You’ve all heard the impact Prof Lorimer Moseley made on my pain journey – well my diagnosis actually. If it weren’t for him I wonder how much longer I would have been left searching for the reason behind (pardon the [...]

Not the fitball’s fault – it’s Nav1.7’s

By | 2017-12-09T15:38:29+00:00 May 15th, 2017|Learn, Professional Resources|

In his theory, a stimulus triggers the Nav1.7 channel to open just long enough to allow the necessary amount of sodium ions to pass through, which then enables messages of stinging, soreness, or scalding to register in the brain. When the trigger subsides, Nav1.7 closes.

Resources for Treating Chronic Pain by the Victoria Pain Specialists (Vicpain) …MY pain team!

By | 2017-12-11T09:42:15+00:00 July 11th, 2016|Learn, Professional Resources, Read, Tips|

Forgive my bossiness but this post comes from a desperate experience that I lived for 4.5 years. That’s a long time for someone with increasing chronic pain levels and not much hope. I felt isolated and alone in a very [...]

A new DVD resource, Healing the Pain ‘Down There’: A Guide for Females with Persistent Genital and Sexual Pain

By | 2017-12-11T16:28:35+00:00 September 8th, 2015|Learn, Professional Resources|

There have been many times during my years of chronic pain where I wondered, ‘Why didn’t I know that?’. Usually, the information is quite basic and I feel as though I’ve been deprived by never knowing something so crucial and [...]