Hi, I am Shruti Chopra. I have Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome and many of its comorbidities. It was an evening in late October 2015 when one evening, I stood up, felt sharp needles being hammered into my legs and feet, I fell back in bed, my legs didn't feel like mine anymore - they'd given way. I… Continue reading My EDS story by Shruti Chopra
Michelle George, a CFS warrior shares her diagnosis journey on #CFSAwarenessDay!
We understand this lockdown isn't easy and the uncertainty about its future adds to the unease. However, Team CPI wants you to know, YOU are not alone. If you or anyone you know is facing difficulty in getting their medicines due to lockdown restrictions or is unable to seek doctor's consultancy for any ailment they… Continue reading COVID-19 : Assistance in procuring medicines and consulting doctors
Initiative by Dr. Anubha Mahajan, (General Dentist & Founder, Chronic Pain India) in collaboration with Dr. Piyush Goel (Senior consultant Pulmonogy & Critical care, Columbia Asia Hospital,Gurgaon), Dr. Parul Prinja (Internal Medicine & palliative/supportive care specialist, Columbia Asia Hospital, Gurgaon), Dr. Khan Amir Maroof, (Associate Professor, Community Medicine, UCMS & GTB Hospital, Dilshad Garden, New… Continue reading COVID-19 Guidelines for Vulnerable Groups & Caregivers
Music A companion when one has had enough of the real world and its trappings. A form of expression that is most universal, across all age, culture & racial barriers. Music is a crutch, an undeniable support system to any situation in life, happy or sad. A good song boosts your mood and a better… Continue reading Battle Cries & Retreats
At Chronic Pain India, it has been our constant endeavour to bring forth stories of Pain Warriors and spread awareness about living with pain. This Pain Awareness Month, we launched our YouTube Channel as a step further towards our goal.
When the idea of “Visualising Pain” was shared by Chronic Pain India on Facebook, it evoked instant interest, as I had heard about and done an art therapy workshop long ago but had never seen it as having such a deep connection with chronic pain. Being a writer, I am often asked how I still… Continue reading Visualising Pain Workshop Experience
A support group meeting for Chronic Pain warriors in Bengaluru, India with a twist to accept, bond, rejuvenate & walk slowly towards a better life.
1. But you look so good!. Yes, still I have days when my whole body is hurting and aching. 2. Most of the days I go outside is to visit my doctors. Yes, I appear confident and calm but sometimes I am anxious what new fear will unfold. 3 . When I meet my friends… Continue reading Things you don’t see about my invisible illness! by Arun Dahiya