"Making the unknown known is the important thing."
—Georgia O'Keefe
What's New
Controversy Over Pain Resilience

Check out this Women In Pain conference follow-up piece on National Pain Report. Surprising Argument Over Chronic Pain Resiliency Erupts highlights how some of the pain community is taking exception to our message of resilience while others fully embrace this core self-care tactic.

Positive Emotions Explored

2015 Women In Pain Conference keynoter Dr. Afton Hassett from the University of Michigan's Chronic Pain and Fatigue Research Center is featured in a National Pain Report article. Positive Emotions Can Help Fight Chronic Pain shares how research supports resilence as an important part of coping well with the daily stresses of chronic pain.

More Conference Media Coverage

National Pain Report is running a great piece about For Grace's Women In Pain petition and our September 11th conference. The article titled Pain Treatment for Women Improving—Still a Ways to Go includes a link to the petition that demands equal and fair treatment for women in pain. It's 8000+ signatures and testimonials will be shared with policy makers and the media.  Also, conference participants Danea Horn and Cynthia Toussaint were interviewed over three nights on KBRITE AM's radio show Change Is In the Air with Nicole Smith. Please link here to listen to a podcast of the segments.

Pole & Burlesque Spark Come Backs

HeathCentral.com writer Lene Anderson penned an article spotlighting our 2015 Women In Pain Conference Comeback panelists Christina Kish and Maddie Ruud. As detailed in the piece titled Using Burlesque and Pole Dancing to Come Back from Chronic Pain, Maddie and Christina practice these unconventional "therapies" to manage their chronic pain while reconnecting with their creative passions.  

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