After spending 30-years with Crohn’s disease, a painful inflammation of the intestine, I have had more emergency room visits than many people have had summer vacations. I have had kidney stones, gall stones, abscesses, intestinal blockages, dangerous fevers, toxic shock and acute arthritis pain just to give a few samples. Inevitably, one of the first things an emergency room doctor asks me to do is to rate my pain on a scale from one to ten. Unfortunately, this scale says much ...
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Welcome to the Dancing with Pain® Blog!Here you will find a unique mix of personal storytelling, investigative journalism, and political activism, all centered around the theme of living with and healing from chronic pain... Read more»
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