RESOURCES

Chronic Disease Management Journaling Tool

Therapeutic writing is a kind of structured journal writing. It is a self-care tool to encourage deeper and clearer reflection, processing, and discovery that can help you heal, grow, and thrive. This specific tool has prompts to help those with chronic health conditions.

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The Pocket Guide to Cancer Pain

Pain is a common cancer side effect. At least 20 to 50 percent of people with cancer report having pain. Cancer pain can be caused by injury to the nerves, cancer spreading to the bones or other structures in the body, and inflammation.

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Mind-Body Medicine for Pain Tool

Mind-body therapies can be great resources for treating pain and are safe for most people in most situations. With this mind-body medicine for pain tool you will be introduced to various mind-body therapies so that you, the patient, can find what might be right for you and pain management.

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Guided Imagery Pocket Guide

The pocket guide on guided imagery describes the evidence behind this mind-body practice and how to access it.

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Women and Pain: Taking Control and Finding Relief

There’s a gender gap when it comes to pain. Women have more frequent, longer lasting, and severe pain than men. For instance, one national survey found that while about 16 percent of white men and 8 percent of black men reported severe pain, those numbers jumped to about 22 percent for white women and 11 percent for black women, respectively.

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Guide to Nutrition for Chronic Pain: What you eat can make a difference

Learn how to navigate the health care system to find relief. Build your pain management team including traditional and complementary providers. Read your rights and responsibilities as a person with pain and how to make the most of your insurance coverage.

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