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Patrick Compton

Patrick Compton is the Associate Director of Face of Indawgyi and is working to promote sustainable development in northern Myanmar. He has an M.A. in International Studies from Korea University and extensive experience in global business trends, digital marketing and education. In his free time, he enjoys writing about a wide variety of topics and actively promotes healthy lifestyle choices in his local community.

The Natural Healing Powers of Apple Cider Vinegar for Back Pain

Nearly 80% of adults experience some kind of back pain in their lifetime. Whether it's because of stress, age, diet, or exercise, there are...

Chronic Illness Patients Face Challenges With Accessibility

The CDC recently reported 90% of the $3.3 trillion spent on health care in the U.S. annually goes to the treatment of chronic and...

Government Scrutiny on Opioids Impacts Chronic Pain Sufferers

In 2016, more than 42,000 people died from opioid overdoses — a fivefold increase from 1999. Overprescription and easy access led to the skyrocketing epidemic...

5 Pain-Friendly Hobbies for Any Age

Having an active lifestyle is the key to health. Doctors have found countless benefits from reduced risk of heart attack and stroke to better...

Navigating Long Term Disability Insurance with Chronic Pain

Chronic pain is a reality for over 50 million Americans. This is more than just the occasional backache or headache, but serious discomfort that...

Essential Guide for Summer Travel with Chronic Pain

Summer travel season is the perfect occasion to take time off from work and head out to find some fun. For those suffering from...

How Chronic Pain Can Affect Job Performance

The expressions “just walk it off” and “grin and bear it" are common. The problem with these sayings is that they don’t really work...

Opioid Addiction is A Chronic Disease: Treat It As Such

The CDC recently estimated that there are over 1,000 visits daily to the emergency room and 91 deaths related to opioid overdose. To put...

The Future is Now: Innovations in Pain Management

Pain management is rapidly changing. There are two driving forces for this. First, the growing opioid crisis has encouraged a national dialogue. More health...

Managing ENT Pain Part III: Throat Pain and Headaches

Aside from having a few too many glasses of wine the night before, more often than not the source of many headaches can be...
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