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Chronic pain at Christmas: 5 tips to maximise joy

Christmas is a challenging time for many people. It is especially difficult if you are suffering chronic pain because of the busyness of the time of year, expectations, emotions and cold weather to name a few. What can you do? Here are some ideas that I share with the...

Humanitarian work in Gaza

Mission: chronic pain ~ Part 1 Richmond teaching in Gaza Saying yes In September I travelled to Gaza to deliver teaching and training on chronic pain. The mission was organised by Medical Aid for Palestinians (MAP). On being asked, my initial reaction was excitement....

What’s on your radar?

What do you notice often? What’s on your radar? We see a world that we expect to see based on our beliefs and prior experiences. Many notable experiences of pain can result in an expectation of pain in similar circumstances. This is characteristic of chronic pain....

Vulvodynia story

in her own words I’ve been suffering from vulvodynia, the almost constant burning and/or knife sharp pain in the vulva, for as long as I can remember. As the case with many conditions that only affects women, very little is known about vulvodynia and even though more...