Fuck Pain! And People Who Don’t Get It
Some medical facts and advice about pain — and then some straight talk about the question pain makes more acute: why live at all?
If Pain Makes You Avoid Exercise, You’ll Gain More of It
A recent study of people with CMT who engaged in athletic activities at least once a week (mostly gym workouts) for at least six months showed their pain levels were noticeably lower than another group that didn’t exercise. Depression levels and overall Quality of Life scores on surveys were better for the folks who hit…
Conference Videos Worth Watching
The 2022 CMT Patient and Research Summit has all its session recordings online now. These are mostly research-oriented, but not all. It’s good to see a few sessions on therapy and things you can do for yourself, in addition to the research focused on specific CMT subtypes. Of note: CMT is a Multi-System Disease by…