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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 [...]

Dr Susie Gronski: How One Artist Used Her Hurting Strings To Stitch Back Her Life

By | 2017-04-23T12:20:04+00:00 April 23rd, 2017|Advocacy, Blog, News, Online|

I can't recommend Dr Susie highly enough. I wish I had online physical therapy advice when I felt lost, unable to commute and in need of someone who could understand my pain experience. Dr Susie really gets pelvic health issues [...]

ADF campaign: Losing Yourself in Pain Medication

By | 2017-12-11T09:16:54+00:00 March 12th, 2017|About, Advocacy, Blog, My treatment, Online|

The Alcohol & Drug Foundation (ADF) has been working to enhance awareness about the way Australians consume pain killers. My understanding of the campaign is that the ADF in no way suggests pain killers are not necessary - many Australians require their [...]

My life as it is within Workers’ Compensation – it’s a dog’s breakfast

By | 2017-12-11T09:18:42+00:00 October 28th, 2016|My rants, Support, system, work, Work / System, Workcover|

In my current state of bewilderment, this may be the best way I can describe my life as it is today. I shouldn’t bag a dog’s breakfast, as unlike that which the workers’ compensation system has dished out to me – a [...]

My interview with the ABC 7:30 report

By | 2017-12-11T13:42:08+00:00 September 29th, 2016|Advocacy, Help, Professional, Television|

(View the story online http://www.abc.net.au/7.30/content/2016/s4547621.htm) Tune in tonight for my interview in regard to navigating practitioners with a chronic illness. On the ABC's 7:30 report (yes, on ABC at 7:30) Patient's have a voice and patient's can help other patients [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]