Finding the Right Treatment

There are a bewildering number of treatment options for people living with chronic pain and fatigue.  That’s both good news, and bad. It’s wonderful to have choice, especially since research and clinical experience have shown not all treatments work for each individual.  What’s bad about it? Some treatments won’t be effective for anyone, and as a…

Supporting Someone with Chronic Pain

Are You Listening? The box of words above contains statements, phrases and expressions that are commonly directed at people with chronic conditions, especially those “invisible illnesses” characterized primarily by pain and fatigue.  What do you think it would be like to listen to this? Are you feeling judged? Dismissed? Trivialized? Disbelieved?  Alone? Folks with invisible…