Guest Blog Guidelines

Interested in contributing content related to chronic pain and illness? We welcome your ideas and are currently accepting guest posts!

If you are interested in submitting content with sponsored links, please see below for a link with more information.

We ask that all contributors follow the guest blog guidelines below:

Subject and style guidelines

  • Please send new and original content only.
  • Please submit an idea before submitting your content. The subject of your submission must relate to physical or mental/emotional pain and/or the management of said pain.
  • Once your idea is accepted, please make sure your word count is from 750 – 1,500.
  • We reserve the right to edit for style, tone, voice, clarity, etc.

Research guidelines

  • Pain Resource reserves the right to edit linked research as needed to ensure only the most accurate, relevant and credible information is cited.
  • Please provide a link to your source by hyperlinking it in a few words within the sentence.
  • Please avoid using phrases such as (but not limited to) “according to” and “this study from _____ notes that” when possible. Instead, note the important information and then hyperlink the source in the sentence.
  • It may be necessary to cite names when referring to direct quotes/testimonials though. Please use your best judgment when this is the case.
  • You may include one link to your own blog/site within your author bio.
  • Please do not include promoted links in guest blogs. If you would like to include such a link, we are happy to work with you on creating a sponsored post.
  • All external links used for reference in your content should be timely and can include the following source types:
    • at least 1 internal link from; and
    • Credible news organizations (e.g. LA Times, CNN, Chicago Tribune, etc); and/or
    • Associations that provide information/statistics on the topic at hand (e.g. American Chronic Pain Association, American Heart Association, etc); and/or
    • Government agencies/departments (e.g. CDC, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, etc); and/or
    • Peer-reviewed research articles; and/or
    • Personal blogs for the purpose of sharing testimonials about others who are living with and managing chronic pain

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Ready to submit your idea?

We’re looking for guest blogs that are inspirational, informative and empowering. That can include personal and success stories, as those inspire others living with pain.

Please remember to submit your idea before writing the content. While we do fact check each submission, we ask that you do your due diligence as well.

Please include a photo and a 3-5 sentence author bio about yourself with your submission. Once your post is published, we hope you will share it in with your social media followers, newsletter subscribers, etc.

Sponsored posts

If you are interested in submitting posts with links to promote a product, please visit our Condition Specific Advertising page to learn more.

About Pain Resource

Pain Resource is an online publication designed to empower, inspire and support people who live with chronic pain.

We understand that living with chronic pain or any invisible illness can be challenging. That’s why our team of medical professionals, writers and people who live with chronic pain is committed to providing you with timely, research-backed information. We hope these resources help make your life easier and help you better manage your pain. Let us be your helping hand to a healthier life.
Pain Resource provides free resources to the community thanks to support from our loyal advertisers. We look forward to reading your guest posts!