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We all know the truth of the saying, ‘health is wealth’. But apart from the metaphorical aspect of this idiom, it’s actually pretty literal as well. It’s expensive just to stay alive if you have a chronic illness or disability, especially if you live in a country where healthcare is not subsidised. There are extra […]

Is Acupuncture a Useful Treatment for Chronic Pain? | A Chronic Voice

*Note: This is a guest post. Acupuncture might seem like an exotic, or even impossible method for treating chronic pain, but this ancient practice has now been accepted as a useful supplementary treatment for issues such as lower back pain, neck pain and even osteoarthritis conditions. Acupuncture is a part of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) […]

What Your Wish List Looks Like When You Live with Chronic Illnesses (15 Gift Ideas for a Better Quality of Life)

What Does Your Wish List Reflect? What’s on your wish list, and why do you want these things? They tend to contain practical items that make everyday living easier, or luxurious treats that warm the heart. I’m not going to complain if I receive a fancy handbag, expensive perfume or surprise holiday, so go ahead […]

Back Pain Blues? A Physiotherapist Shares Some Tips. | www.achronicvoice.com

*Note from A Chronic Voice: Jeremy and Joanna are both physiotherapists who have been travelling around the world since 2010, working in all sorts of interesting places! They are committed to staying as healthy as possible while on the road. Today Jeremy shares some basic insight into back pain from a physiotherapist’s perspective, and also […]