If you've ever experienced back pain before, you know how much it hurts. Often the problem is muscular, but occasionally the problem is directly related to the spine. Join us on World Spine Day to learn about the different types of spinal conditions and how to decrease your risk of developing one.
***Trigger Warning: Contains depictions of violence against women. Domestic Violence and violence against women remains a prevalent problem. Women with disabilities and chronic illness are at even greater risk. Learn what it's like to get caught up in a relationship with an abuser along with some tips on what to do when you find yourself in the midst of an abusive relationship in this post by Pamela Jessen.
I am terrified of the dentist!!! I have a wonderful care provider who is gentle and kind but having to go see him, even for a cleaning, requires medication for anxiety. I was there recently for a cleaning, the right side one week and the left side the next Here I am, high on Ativan, … Continue reading Dental Care And Chronic Illness
These two beautiful and inspiring poems by Pamela Jessen will help recharge your hope and freshen your perspective when battling invisible illness.
In this rare illness spotlight post focusing on Diffuse Ideopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis (DISH), Pamela Jessen explains what it's like living with the condition, what symptoms to look for, what other conditions it's often mistaken for, and how this rare disease is diagnosed.