When I went in for physical therapy the other day, my therapist asked me that ever-annoying question that us chronic pain sufferers hate to hear: "What is your pain level today on a scale of 1 - 10?" I know that it is the … [Read more...] about Chronic Pain – Like the Annoying Person Who Never Leaves
I hate going to the dentist worse than anything. Everytime I have to go, I dread the thought and I don't want the date to come, but I faithfully go to my check-ups twice a year and for anything else that needs done … [Read more...] about TMJ Symptoms Worsen – Affecting Dental Health
Last week I started physical therapy and it went rather well. From what I remember, it is going a lot better for me this time around than what it has previously. I attribute it to the fact that my body is in better physical … [Read more...] about My First Week of Physical Therapy…
The FDA removed Darvocet & Darvon from the market on November 19th citing serious heart risk. The FDA also warns that anyone taking these medications should call their doctor immediately. Darvocet & Darvon contain … [Read more...] about FDA Bans Darvocet & Darvon (Propoxyphene) from Market
I start physical therapy next week for my back pain and my doctor thinks that a lot of my leg pain is coming from my back. I always feel like I am fighting this neverending, losing battle with my body. I work so hard to get … [Read more...] about Physical Therapy Begins Next Week for Back & Leg Pain
I have faithfully been going for massages for the past few years and the therapy has been very beneficial. With all of the back and neck problems and with the pain I have, getting frequent massages helps keep my muscles … [Read more...] about Massage Therapy Is The Answer To My Prayers!
The American Disabilities Act requires employers who have more than 15 employees to make accommodations for people who have illnesses like Interstitial Cystitis. If you are finding that your IC Disease is affecting your job … [Read more...] about Talking To Your Employer About Interstitial Cystitis
Interstitial Cystitis Awareness Month is almost over and I wanted to make sure I mentioned it again before October ended. I found a great link from the Interstitial Cystitis Network with 31 Daily Facts About IC and I wanted … [Read more...] about Interstitial Cystitis Awareness Month: 31 Daily Facts About IC
If you would like to take part in a clinical research study that is currently recruiting Interstitial Cystitis/Painful Bladder Syndrome patients, you can go to the Urinary Pain Study site locator, enter your city and state, … [Read more...] about Clinical Research Study Recruiting for Interstitial Cystitis/Painful Bladder Syndrome
October is IC Awareness Month and you can help celebrate by joining the IC Social Networking Facebook Group and the Facebook Causes Movement sponsored by the Interstitial Cystitis Association. A little about these … [Read more...] about Celebrate IC Awareness Month by Joining the IC Facebook Causes Movement!