https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8defN4iIbho I never know quite what to call the posts in which I share a video. Every title I think of sounds either click-baity or boring. Like for this one: “Mayo Clinic doctor explains central sensitization.” “Awesome video on central sensitization,” etc. etc. In this day and age… what do you call something that truly… Continue reading What I really want you to know
I began to wonder if something about the compartment syndrome and the leg surgery could have changed something in my chemical makeup, weakening my body and depleting its healing response. After all, pain was supposed to be my body’s way of telling me that I was injured. Something was broken; something was wrong. Time and… Continue reading How I developed central sensitization, Part 4
Hi everyone! Hope you're all having a great summer. I just wanted to let you know that I recently added a new section to my blog, to focus on central sensitization. When I began this blog in late 2012, I started out writing about the topics of chronic pain and fibromyalgia, terms which most of my… Continue reading Shedding light on central sensitization
Continued from Part 1 My doctor said I had what was called “glass back” syndrome. Every muscle, from my neck to my lower back, was locked in spasm. Even the smallest movement could set off a domino effect, each muscle triggering the next, until my entire back would feel like a blaze of pain. I… Continue reading How I developed central sensitization: Part 2
Hi everyone! I'm honored to say that these days, people follow my blogs for many different reasons-- the main ones being, of course, chronic pain and sacroiliac joint dysfunction. Sunlight in Winter is, of course, the site I began first, and it's my more personal site, where I first began to talk about my story… Continue reading Sacroiliac joint updates.