Understanding Chronic Pain

if you feel the same pain for extended periods of time (generally over three months), that pain becomes chronic.

The Science and Humanity of Pain Zoom Event – with Dr.Sue Curfman PT, DHSC, MTC, OCS

You don’t have to live in Boardman Ohio to be a member of the LIVE Yes Connect group. The benefits are you get first hand info of all speakers and upcoming events. Virtual Event Saturday April 23rd 2022 11:00 AMthroughSaturday April 23rd 2022 12:30 PM Boardman Ohio LIVE YES Connect Virtual Zoom Event  The Science... Continue Reading →

Awareness JA World Day March 18,2022

March 18th The biggest date in the calendar for raising awareness of Juvenile Arthritis (JA) and other childhood rheumatic conditions Hard to imagine that this very second somewhere in the world and even near you there is a child who dreams to hop skip jump and play like other kids their do. They dream of... Continue Reading →

Un-Inflaming Myself

Sick of being sick and tired. I am back of the junk food. Somehow I was eating really healthy then fell off the health train wagon and inflammation returned and so did about 22 lbs. Feeling like a ball of inflammation and tired all the time I am for the last time changing what I... Continue Reading →

Winter and Joint Pain

Do achy joints plague you during the coldest months? Does it seem like your knees, hips, and ankles feel sore whenever snow is falling? It’s not your imagination! Winter weather—particularly cold—can cause slow, achy joints, making it hard to get moving. If you’re looking for winter joint pain relief, here are eight tips to help... Continue Reading →

Goodbye 2021 Hello To 2022

Another year ends 2021 is almost gone. Salute to the experience you had in that year, and welcome 2022 with all the guts and glory. Many things you’ve learned in the year 2021 some of happiness and some some of hurt and some of love. May your 2022 be full of surprises and blessings and... Continue Reading →

What It Really Means to “Pace Yourself”

What It Really Means to “Pace Yourself” We hear it all the time but what does it mean....... Embracing flexibility instead of rigidity for those of us living with chronic joint pain. In the study, patients reported that key components of pacing themselves included: Breaking down tasks into mini tasksSaying ‘no’ or learning toBeing kind... Continue Reading →

September is Pain Awareness Month

Understanding more about the underlying causes of pain can help improve treatments and alleviate suffering Each September, pain specialists and advocates across the country raise awareness about issues related to chronic pain during National Pain Awareness Month. Did you know that chronic pain affects more than 100 million Americans. that's 1/3 of the USA population... Continue Reading →

World Sickle Cell Awareness Day June 19, 2021

This World Sickle Cell Day (observed every year on June 19), find new stories and resources about sickle cell disease! So many people I have met that have sickle cell disease also have Osteonecrosis aka Avascular Necrosis. Sickle Cell is an inherited blood disorder that causes “sickle” shaped red blood cells that can stick together,... Continue Reading →

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