Can looking at art make for better doctors?

By | 2017-12-12T11:36:55+00:00 January 11th, 2017|Learn, Personal resources|

Their teachers hope that students are beginning to realize that medicine is not black and white, but many shades of grey. The museum sessions are designed to get these students thinking about the importance of a diagnosis that is not just based on physical symptoms, but also on the larger narrative that informs a patient’s health story.

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 [...]

Bridge for Pelvic Pain Presents: 1st Annual Pelvic Pain Seminar

By | 2016-05-09T17:36:20+00:00 May 9th, 2016|Learn, Professional Resources|

Full agenda and topics available at www.bridgeforpelvicpain.org Sat, Jul 16 at 8:00 AM, Colorado Springs, CO, United States This seminar will be an immersion in learning about chronic pelvic pain from diagnosis and treatment to the patient perspective encompassing a [...]

Drug dependency lessons from Pharma ads and my two mothers

By | 2017-12-11T09:16:55+00:00 April 18th, 2016|Blog, Learn, Personal resources|

I can’t stand TV as it hurts to sit or lie back and watch but recently, while tuning in to one of the very few shows I do watch, I caught a message from a Pharmaceutical (Pharma) advertisement about pain [...]

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 [...]

Dr Doidge, Are Some Brains More Plastic than Others?

By | 2017-12-11T13:03:43+00:00 May 30th, 2015|Learn, Professional Resources|

I never shop from my phone, but given Theo and I were away for the weekend (researching our next phase of life), I felt it was worth the risk responding to The School of Life’s Dr Norman Doidge event and [...]