Alert the media! Here’s the news on For Grace’s just-around-the-corner 11th Annual Women In Pain Conference! Check out our press release that tells all about this groundbreaking event that connects the dots between trauma and chronic pain, and its slate of world class speakers and panelists who will point the way to healing, wholeness and hope. Join us on November 17th starting at 10am PT for a free-to-attend, virtual day that's sure to make headlines near and far!
There can be a silver lining to experiencing trauma - and it’s called growth. Join us on November 17th starting at 10am PT for For Grace’s 11th Annual Women In Pain Conference where the connection between trauma and pain will be explored. Our powerful Post-Traumatic Growth panel, moderated by the phenomenal Dr. Ginevra Liptan, will spotlight inspiring “real-lifers” who have climbed through the trauma tunnel and come out the other side with renewed wisdom and health. This knowledgeable, forthcoming panel will wrap a bow on this day filled with healing and hope.
Check out For Grace's November Story of the Month that details woman in pain Ingrid Brown's heartbreaking tale of medical mistreatment. Four and half years ago, Ingrid was told that she had breast cancer and needed a biopsy ASAP. During that procedure, the radiologist thrust a probe into her chest, breaking her sternum, ribs and a number of vertebrae. Though Ingrid never really had cancer, the damaging biopsy left her with persistent pain. Now being treated for Medical Trauma, Ingrid is telling her story to help other women avoid this kind of unnecessary suffering.
Pleased to report For Grace leadership continues their efforts to bring pain awareness and better treatments to Californians. Senator Maria Elena Durazo has confirmed she will again author September as Pain Awareness Month in 2024 - and our proposed bill to expand alternative pain treatments for Medi-Cal beneficiaries is being strongly considered for next year’s legislative session. Regarding the latter, next steps are to analyze costs of the bill along with how it will serve the state’s efforts to mitigate the opioid crisis. Stay tuned as Capitol happenings unfold…