History of Fibromyalgia as a Diagnosis

As anyone who’s ever wondered if they have fibromyalgia probably knows, the different specialities within Western medicine are not necessarily on the same page in terms of the way they diagnose and treat pain.  Rheumatology has traditionally been the specialty people look to for help with fibromyalgia, yet there are rheumatologists out there who don’t even … Continue reading History of Fibromyalgia as a Diagnosis

Amazing TED Talk: The Mystery of Pain as a Disease

I can't believe I haven't seen this video until now.  It was incredibly validating, and I absolutely loved it. http://www.ted.com/talks/elliot_krane_the_mystery_of_chronic_pain.html It is given by Elliot Krane, who is a pediatrician and anesthesiologist at Stanford University.  He discusses a lot of the changes that take place in the nervous system of a person with chronic pain … Continue reading Amazing TED Talk: The Mystery of Pain as a Disease