Pain Waves   /   National Pain Awareness Week: The lived experiences of two patient advocates

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With chronic pain impacting the lives of 1 in 5 Canadians, National Pain Awareness Week provides a critical opportunity to raise awareness, reduce stigma, and advocate for change in the way pain is understood and managed for millions of Canadians.People living with pain play a vital role in raising the profile of chronic pain, so on this month’s episode of the Pain Waves Podcast, we’re joined by patient advocates Jason and Jennifer. They speak about their experiences with pain, its many impacts on their lives and how they’re using their stories to advocate for others who also live with pain.To follow the conversation on National Pain Awareness Week, search for the #LivingWithPain and #NPAW2019 hashtags on Twitter and Facebook.Resources mentioned in this episode:- Jason's podcast: https://www.discomfort.fm/- Jennifer's blog post: https://www.painbc.ca/blog/undiagnosed-pain-one-womans-journey-hope

Subtitle
With chronic pain impacting the lives of 1 in 5 Canadians, National Pain Awareness Week provides a critical opportunity to raise awareness, reduce stigma, and advocate for change in the way pain is understood and managed for millions of Canadians....
Duration
2347
Publishing date
2019-11-09 02:47
Link
http://www.spreaker.com/user/painwaves/npaw-lived-experiences-patient-advocates
Contributors
Pain Waves by Pain BC author  
Enclosures
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