Category Archives - Pain

In which side-effects again wreak havoc.

I’ve been on my current medications for Chronic Pain; Endep, Lyrica and Targin, over two years at the current strengths, so it’s pretty strange to

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Suffering – a transformational approach.

Suffering – an opportunity for growth

It’s not everyday you hear a quote from someone that can completely change your perspective on something you’ve

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March Update


 
Updating you on some recent great changes in my life of late.

I’ve now got a really lovely new Team Leader at

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Sleep: Coping with Chronic Pain & Exhaustion

Get up Early!
Seems crazy to suggest, but I recommend getting up very early if you need to sleep better to help cope with exhaustion

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Mirror Box therapy for Phantom Limb Pain.

 
The paralysis or loss of a limb not only results in an obvious physical disabilities, but in up to 80% of patients it also

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2016 new Diet & effect on my Chronic Pain


I honestly can’t remember the last time I made a New Year resolution, but this year the timing and circumstances were bloody-well perfect for

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Mind mapping your chronic pain

It’s not easy to explain the complexities of living 25 years with disability and chronic pain, and with the recent birth of our first child

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Chronic Pain and the Workplace


This was a pretty tough week at work for me, mostly caused by high levels of exhaustion, not recovering from that exhaustion once home

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Side Projects and Chronic Pain


In this video I am talking about the usefulness of side projects when coping with Chronic Pain, but still appropriately medicating and trying to

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Review of Farabloc

Almost all Amputees will experience Phantom Pain. For me it feels like electrical tingles, heat pain and at it’s worst like being cut with a

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