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 […]

Issue #66: Suffering from Perspective & Hidden MSG in Healthy Foods - Click to read or pin to save for later. - www.achronicvoice.com

Saturday, 15 Jul 2017. Issue #66. In this edition: A rough guide to your stomach pain locations. Everything in life is a matter of perspective. Cracked, but still standing. What people do to distract themselves while stuck in bed with pain. Some ponderings on the meaning of ‘grit’. Addressing opioid addiction, but ignoring the underlying […]

10 Visible Evidence of a Body Gone Rogue | A Chronic Voice

*Notice Before Proceeding: Images of blood, needles and flesh. Don’t worry, not that gruesome 😉 Chronic illnesses are frustrating because they’re invisible. We look healthy yet the pain under our skin can be excruciating. But is pain ever fully invisible? Painkillers can help mask the evidence, but for those with chronic pain, they provide minimal […]

We take a glimpse into life with chronic illness as a young person in three short stories this week. Candid, insightful & humourous, we hope you enjoy them! | A Chronic Voice

There are three new stories in this week’s roundup for you! A candid glimpse into living with chronic illness as a young person, and learning to accept your body. If you really stop to think about it, it’s a wondrous creation despite all the flaws. I hope these stories bring a chuckle or add some […]

Sometimes Working Hard Means to Rest

Sometimes ‘to work hard’ means ‘to rest’, and for people with chronic illnesses, oftentimes getting enough rest means more than the average. The amount of rest your body needs in order to function cannot be compared to another person’s requirements; we are not robots manufactured on a factory belt. Sleeping is hardly inaction or a […]