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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
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
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
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
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