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
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
“Do not fear failure but rather fear not trying.” ― Roy T. Bennett Living this adage to the fullest is our next Pain Warrior in this series as we celebrate Pain Awareness month. Mr. Mahendra Singh Raghuvanshi is an ardent sportsperson who has keen interests in cricket and riding. Having played cricket professionally he has… Continue reading In conversation with Mr. Mahendra Singh Raghuvanshi
September is celebrated as Pain Awareness Month across the globe. To commensurate the same, we have been sharing stories from pain warriors, doctors and caregivers of their experiences of living with pain. Today, we have with us a truly inspiring gentleman, Mr. Sanjeev Agrawal. He is a pain warrior himself and along with it, he… Continue reading In conversation with Mr. Sanjeev Agrawal
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
At a time when our lives are dominated by apps, it is exhilarating to find an app that is solely made for Pain Warriors by pain warriors after extensive research and analysis. Few months ago we came across this innovative app called Pathways – The Pain Relief App which made us curious enough to try… Continue reading App Review: Pathways- The Pain Relief App
Dear Pooja, Read this when there is minimum brain fog and your muscles are allowing you to smile. I remember you as the chubby cherub in the hills, the no-physical activity kid who used to live in some parallel reality of books and colors. I remember you as the sickly child who would always catch… Continue reading A Letter to the Warrior Woman I have become by Pooja Priyamvada
Depression occurs in phases. I battled depression for three years having had a very disturbed childhood. “There are wounds that never show on the body that are deeper and more hurtful than anything that bleeds.” ― Laurell K. Hamilton My parents didn't get along. My mother and I never had a normal relationship, as it should… Continue reading Battling Demons – Inside Out
My brother and I have an amazing relationship since childhood. I was one year and four months old when he was born and it is the best day of my life till now. I guess my parents gave me the best gift ever. I was over protective about him always. He was my best friend… Continue reading Rakshabandhan Special : My little brother grew up!