Tag Archives: chronic pain

In the Stacks – Research on Pain and Disability

In Part 1 of our Pain Awareness Month blog post, we looked at some of the ready-to-use resources from projects in the NIDILRR community that have looked at pain as a disability and as a secondary condition to physical and … Continue reading

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Pain May Be a Fact of Life, but There Is Help and Hope for Relief

September is Pain Awareness Month, sponsored by the American Chronic Pain Association. Millions of Americans live with pain from injuries, autoimmune and inflammatory disorders, cancer, and other disabilities. Pain can be acute, with a beginning and end, or it can … Continue reading

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Chronic pain and disability: Pain Awareness Month

The American Chronic Pain Association (ACPA) defines chronic pain as “ongoing or recurrent pain, lasting beyond the usual course of acute illness or injury or more than 3 to 6 months, and which adversely affects the individual’s well-being.” In other … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, June 13 to Friday, June 17

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Research: Biological link between pain and fatigue discovered (Science Daily) A recent University of Iowa (UI) study revealed a biological link between pain and fatigue and may help explain why more women than … Continue reading

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The Better Living Toolkit: A new resource from the Arthritis Foundation

May is Arthritis Awareness Month.  The Arthritis Foundation has introduced a new resource, the Better Living Toolkit that allows individual’s to understand their arthritic disease and develop a treatment plan unique to their individual needs with the goal to live … Continue reading

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May is Arthritis Awareness Month!

May is Arthritis Awareness Month.  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), arthritis affects one in five adults and 1 in every 250 children the United States.  The CDC, Arthritis Foundation, and other organizations are partnering to … Continue reading

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