I never realized the benefits of music until I was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. Early in my diagnosis, I met Alexander Pantelyat, MD, co-director of the Johns
Sometimes when the constant, blinding agony overwhelms him, Dean Earls dunks his arm in hot wax for relief.Key points:A chronic pain sufferer who’s been trialling a spinal stimulator
Akii Ngo was eight years old when it became obvious to her that the pain she was experiencing wasn’t normal.Even then, she says, “it was brushed off for a number
One day not long before I turned 12, I got my first migraine. I was triumphantly competing for my primary school in a regional cross-country race when zig-zags of neon light began to buzz in my peripheral vision.
Sixty-five-year-old Julie has never smoked a joint in her life but has started treating herself with medicinal cannabis for pain.Key points:More ageing Australians are turning to cannabis medication …