Migraine and Headache Awareness Month: June 2021 – Everyday Health

https://www.everydayhealth.com/migraine/awareness-month/ MIGRAINE Migraine and Headache Awareness Month: June 2021 Awareness Days and Wee… Walks and Runs Conferences Volunteering Jump to More Topics By Scott FontanaLast Updated: April 21, 2021 Everyone has a headache now and then, but not everyone with a headache has a headache disorder such as chronic migraine or cluster headaches. Still, as the World Health Organization (WHO) points out,Continue reading “Migraine and Headache Awareness Month: June 2021 – Everyday Health”

Connecting the Dots to Expedite a Paradigm Shift – Amy Goldstein, MSW, Director, Alliance to Advance Comprehensive Integrative Pain Management (AACIPM)

http://painmanagementalliance.org/wp/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/AACIPM_UVM_4.19.21.pdf Slides from Amy Goldstein’s presentation to the UVM Integrative Pain Management Conference, May 7, 2021

Best Security Settings When Using Zoom

https://zoom.us/…/Securing%20Your%20Zoom%20Meetings.pdf Best security settings when using Zoom I have been using Zoom for my ACPA support group meetings since the start of the Pandemic. I followed the Zoom recommendations for security (as they evolved) because I feared Zoom bombers. Although any platform will provide the “contact” we should have as facilitators, I have been satisfiedContinue reading “Best Security Settings When Using Zoom”

Topic Suggestion: Anger and Chronic Pain – Patti Mehaffie

ACPA CHRONIC PAIN SUPPORT GROUP ZOOM MEETING – 6/3/21 TOPIC:  ANGER AND CHRONIC PAIN ___________________________________________________________________ Group Q:  In your chronic pain/illness experience, what types of things have caused you to become angry? Angry at life, your bodies, limitations, attitudes of others? Group Q:  Is anger normal for someone experiencing the chronic pain/illness that you are?Continue reading “Topic Suggestion: Anger and Chronic Pain – Patti Mehaffie”

Back Pain Consortium Research Program (BACPAC) – HEAL Initiative – National Institute of Health

https://heal.nih.gov/research/clinical-research/back-pain Back Pain Consortium Research Program https://heal.nih.gov/news/stories/virtual-reality https://heal.nih.gov/news/stories/bacpac-low-back-pain Research Spotlights Image Piecing Together the Puzzle of Chronic Low Back PainPreviousNext Overview The Research Need Chronic low back pain is one of the most common forms of chronic pain among adults worldwide; according to the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010, it ranked highest in termsContinue reading “Back Pain Consortium Research Program (BACPAC) – HEAL Initiative – National Institute of Health”

Friday Morning Thoughts – Marian Griffey – 5/28/2021

Good morning, everyone ~ Summer has not exactly taken us by surprise. We expected it to happen. Yet, the sudden arrival continues to catch us off guard. One day, we are wrapping protective covers around our tender plants, guarding against a cold snap that threatens their existence. The next we’re sweltering in Summer’s triple-digit heat/humidity, wateringContinue reading “Friday Morning Thoughts – Marian Griffey – 5/28/2021”

Empowered Patient Podcast – Empowered Patient – Karen Jagoda

Welcome to the Empowered Patient Podcast with Karen Jagoda.  This show is a window into the latest innovations in digital health and the changing dynamic between doctors and patients. Topics on the show include the emergence of personalized medicine and breakthroughs in genomics advances in biopharmaceuticals age related diseases and aging in place using big dataContinue reading “Empowered Patient Podcast – Empowered Patient – Karen Jagoda”

Best Practices in Pain Management – Patient Mind

https://www.patientmind.org/pain-management.html If you haven’t already, please take a pre-survey.​ MODULE 1: PREPARE FOR CLINICAL DIALOGUE IN PRIMARY CARE AND IN SPECIALTY CARE RESOURCES ​Communication GuideAlgorithm for Motivation MODULE 2: PAIN PATHOLOGY AND HOW TO APPLY IT TO ONE’S PERSONAL PAIN MANAGEMENT RESOURCES ​Communication GuideAlgorithm for Motivation MODULE 3: THE PAIN TREK… WHAT DOES PROGRESS LOOK LIKE INContinue reading “Best Practices in Pain Management – Patient Mind”