In what's becoming a life trek in the aim of defining my ongoing pain issue, there's a pattern I'm beginning to see. Most often when I read educational material and it feels like it's beginning to gell with my experience, I feel a suction begins to the words. I'm drawn into the paragraphs of the researcher/s and excitement kicks in. 'I'm going to find the definition, this person is speaking my language!' It gets wilder and wilder – think Willy Wonka's crazy boat ride (below, but hold on to your pelvis!) and the findings and resources amount to great support material. I begin to believe – 'this is IT!' But Like Willy Wonka's crazy boat ride, somewhere along the way it gets freaky, the definition starts to go off my track and as I keep reading I'm feeling that I'm coming unstuck.
Drug Interactions Checker This is a great resource for anyone taking medications. Perhaps if I had this during my medication experimentation phase, I wouldn't have felt so confused about my symptoms. All [...]
Join Dr. Echenberg (Dr E) and the Pain ‘Down There’ team as we talk with Lior Ofir about her experience with Restless Genital Syndrome (better known as Persistent Genital Arousal Disorder or PGAD). Lior will share her story and Dr. E will give us medical insights into this syndrome that afflicts an unknown number of women. We’ll talk about: – why this syndrome needs a new name – why there’s such hopelessness and desperation surrounding it (and why that doesn’t have to be the case) – the top 3 things on Lior’s list to manage her symptoms – vestibulectomies – how to talk to your spouse or sexual partner
September 24 @ 8:30 am - September 25 @ 5:00 pm $220 – $330 This 2 day workshop for GPs and Health Professionals aims to provide participants with an inter-professional learning opportunity to better [...]
UPDATE: FEB 26, 2020 Dear Participants, Thank you for listening to Dr. Marvel's Webinar. It was a great presentation. If you did not have an opportunity to listen to it or would [...]
I’m sure you’ll all agree my advocacy for chronic pain has been extensive in my 13-year lived experience. I’ve learned a lot about who to trust, who I should collaborate with and [...]
FREE Pain Education events are coming to your town! If you’ve been following my blog, you would have read that this year I’ve decided not to look into research so much. I’ve [...]
A few months before I decided to ease on the advocacy, I contacted my dear friend Dr John Quintner asking him if he was up for a followup interview. Ever willing to [...]