Invisible Diseases and Judgment. Part 1.

In the chronic pain world, there are a number of diagnoses that aren’t visible to the naked eye. A short list (not exhaustive) may include fibromyalgia, cancers, or neuropathy. Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), migraines, and nerve damage are also invisible to the eye.  These problems are terrible and difficult to endure. And, treatment really …

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Types of research-based psychological/therapeutic treatments for pain

Hello! As previously discussed, your pain is real. But, we know that our psychology can definitely make pain worse. Have you ever noticed that the more you think about your pain, the level starts to increase (you know, the pain scale that medical providers always talk about)? We often start to become stressed when we …

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