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Amy Orr

Amy Orr is a chronic pain advocate and author. Her new book, Taming Chronic Pain: A Management Guide for a More Enjoyable Life, includes discussions about doctors appointments, practical advice for handling the day-to-day, and a frank exploration of the psychological consequences of pain. Amy’s work is centered on patient-led advocacy and care, and is based on over a decade of researching chronic pain while managing her own. Check out all of Amy’s work at www.amyorrbooks.com.

Do Supplements for Chronic Pain Actually Work?

Having chronic pain is hard - really hard - and trying to understand your treatment options is often overwhelming. You may feel especially daunted...

Alternative Treatments for Pain That Actually Work

Trying to finding alternative treatments for pain can bring you face-to-face with the ugly side of the internet. Online, you will find troves of...

The Link Between Ovarian Cancer and Back Pain

Ovarian cancer is not as common as other cancers, accounting for just 3% of female cancers in the United States (for comparison, that number...

Living With Brain Fog: The Search for Clarity

Brain fog may sound a bit vague, even made-up, but it’s an issue affecting thousands of people. There are various medical terms for this...

Complications and Conditions Caused By Crohn’s Disease

Crohn’s disease is an autoimmune disorder that impacts over half a million Americans. It targets the digestive system and is one of several conditions,...

These Are The Best Questions to Ask Your Pain Doctor

Doctor's visits can be overwhelming at the best of times, but when your appointment is a long-awaited visit to a pain physician, nerves and...