Complaining about pain and a "woe is me pity party" only puts the focus on the pain and as a result can worsen the pain. To champion pain, it is important to change our thoughts about pain, accept the pain and learn how to manage it.
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I was privileged to be interviewed by Daniel Pablo Arbilla for his Knowledge Exchange podcast.
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Daniel is a personal trainer, exercise scientist and exercise physiologist based out of Australia. In addition to his podcast, he also administers a successful Facebook group.
Thanks again Daniel for giving me this opportunity!
Up to 79% of chronic pain patients are unsatisfied with their pain management.
In this article I wrote for Practical Pain Management, I shared 10 patient-centered communication tips that I have found over the years to work in developing strong patient-provider relationships, improving outcomes, and strengthening compliance with treatment plans.
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Chronic Pain Champions is an information resource/blog/support group to help chronic pain patients, their families, and friends, as well as healthcare professionals. Learn more about this site and the author.