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  • TPC Admin wrote a new post 11 months ago

    Another Reason to Stop: Smoking and Its Links to Chronic Pain It’s common knowledge that smoking is detrimental to our health. From cardiovascular diseases to respiratory disorders, the list of smoking-related […]

  • TPC Admin wrote a new post 1 year, 2 months ago

    Is There a Pain Management Diet? Scientist have long known that bacteria in the intestines, also known as the microbiome or microbiota, perform a variety of useful functions for their […]

  • TPC Admin wrote a new post 1 year, 6 months ago

    TPC Outreach Support Conference Calls – 2023 Come Join Us! Connect with Others Who Understand! Do you feel the need to talk (not type!) and share with others who really understand what it’s l […]

  • TPC Admin wrote a new post 1 year, 9 months ago

    by Shalinie Dowlatram

    According to the CDC, over 40,000 people die from gunshot wounds annually (2022). A study from JAMA estimated an average 85,000 people suffer from gunshot wounds annually, based on data […]

  • TPC Admin wrote a new post 2 years, 1 month ago

    By Sherry Thorne
    Our spouses/significant others do not live with the actual, physical pain we do, but they do live with the pain. Our pain affects them in ways we don’t fully understand, just as they do not fully […]

  • TPC Admin wrote a new post 2 years, 1 month ago

    Chronic Pain and Mental Health by: Yvette Colón, PhD, BCD, LMSW-C Q: How does mental health treatment improve the overall pain patient experience and their pain management […]

  • TPC Admin wrote a new post 2 years, 2 months ago

    by Emily Block, OTR/L

    April is a month known for growth and rebirth, making it the perfect host for Occupational Therapy Awareness Month! So often our clients come to us after an illness, injury, or condition […]

  • TPC Admin wrote a new post 2 years, 9 months ago

    For Immediate Release:

    THE PAIN COMMUNITY NAMED “2021 TOP-RATED NONPROFIT” by GreatNonprofits

    Award based on Outstanding Online Reviews

    Volunteer. Donate. Review.

    Alamo, CA. September 29, 2021 – The Pa […]

  • Pain can sometimes force you to rely on other people. While there’s nothing wrong with needing assistance, doing things on your own can feel incredibly empowering, especially when your lowered physical strength m […]

  • by Karen Kiefer, MSN, APN, NP-C, RN-BC, Kay-Diene Robinson, MPH, CHW, and Micke A. Brown, BSN, RN

    The coexistence of pain and suffering might be considered a taboo subject to many, although the two are seen as […]

  • TPC Admin wrote a new post 3 years, 2 months ago

  • TPC Admin wrote a new post 3 years, 3 months ago

    by Tatayana, BSW Intern

    I think 99% of individuals dislike ice breakers, but I have quite a fondness for them, not only because I get to gain a little insight about the individuals that I am meeting, but […]

  • TPC Admin wrote a new post 3 years, 6 months ago

    by Carolyn Noel, Webmaster, The Pain Community

    I recently read an article, Does Chronic Pain Lead to Hoarding?, the photo with the article caught my eye. I lived next door for five years to a hoarder and I know […]

  • TPC Admin wrote a new post 3 years, 6 months ago

    by Cindy Leyland, Director of Affiliate Relations, The Pain Community

    Fifty years ago this winter, I spent a month at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City. I had lived with severe asthma 11 of the 12 y […]

  • TPC Admin wrote a new post 4 years, 6 months ago

    Americans who are unable to work due to physical or mental impairments may be eligible for one of two kinds of benefits: Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI). […]

  • TPC Admin wrote a new post 4 years, 7 months ago

    Submitted by a Member of The Pain Community.

    Since the CDC issued the opioid guidelines back in 2016, they have not only done extreme damage to the chronic pain and chronic illness communities, they have made […]

  • TPC Admin wrote a new post 4 years, 8 months ago

    Written by TPC Community Member

    It is now nearing 30 years since this pain journey started for me. Seems as though that was a lifetime ago.

    My pain started out to be manageable and daily life went on. As […]

  • This questionnaire will be collecting data for the study on the relief of chronic musculoskeletal pain in patients diagnosed with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS). It aims to find out what treatments, actions and […]

  • A Personal Experience of a TPC Community Member

    My daughter had an accident and broke her ankle at her home. The day after she had surgery to repair the break, she was having some serious issues so I drove her […]

  • The campaign to stop the “Opioid Epidemic” reaches into every aspect of healthcare, from the exam room to the hospitals, pharmacies and homes of people who live with pain every day. In reaction to this crisis, the […]

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