Defogging My Life: Fiona’s Journey With Chronic Fatigue/ ME
by Laura interviews Fiona about ME/CFS Recovery on May 21, 2019 at 5:15 pm
Fiona has spent the last 25 years of her life battling serious health issues. The most disabling of those issues for her has been ME, or as many people know it, chronic fatigue syndrome. ME/CFS has severely limited Fiona's energy and mobility for the past 14 years. There’s a lot more to her story than just her illnesses and the burdens that they have placed on her life; but today, that’s the topic she’s here to speak about. After years of suffering, Fiona has found a way to work with her body that is drastically changing her health - and if anyone else out there who is struggling with fatigue or chronic pain could benefit from hearing her story, she wants them to hear it.
Hope for Healing from Pelvic Floor Dysfunction (Evelyn Hecht, PT, ATC)
by Laura interviews Evelyn Hecht, PT, ATC on March 21, 2019 at 4:00 pm
When it comes to pelvic floor dysfunction, Evelyn Hecht has seen it all in her 20+ years of experience: pain with sex, vulvodynia, interstitial cystitis, urinary frequency, pain associated with endometriosis, pudendal neuralgia, irritable bowel syndrome, constipation, post-surgical symptoms, and more. Throughout her career, she has found that the journey OUT of pain is just as unique and individual as the journey INTO pain. That's why she treats her patients with a more holistic approach, looking beyond the diagnosis to help them connect their symptoms with life experiences, thought patterns, learned nervous system habits, and more. Join us as Evelyn discusses the tips, strategies, and ideas that have helped thousands heal from pelvic floor dysfunctions.
Power Over Pelvic Problems: Lowri's Healing Journey
by Laura interviews Pelvic Pain Sufferer Lowri on March 12, 2019 at 2:18 pm
Lowri has experienced some form of pain or illness since she was a child. Over the years, her symptoms have taken many forms - including vulvodynia, endometriosis pain, IBS, migraines, and more. After years of various treatments, she resigned herself to the fact that she'd simply be in pain forever. Last year, all of that changed. Join us as Lowri shares her stunning journey into self-discovery, healing, and hope.
What Can We Learn from the Way the VA Treats Chronic Pain? (Dr. Jennifer Murphy)
by Laura interviews Dr. Jennifer Murphy on January 22, 2019 at 2:00 pm
Dr. Murphy has spent the bulk of her career scaling safe, effective ways to treat chronic pain at the United States Department of Veterans Affairs. As the VA’s master trainer in cognitive behavioral therapy for chronic pain, Dr. Murphy has helped to train over 500 healthcare practitioners in a whole-person treatment approach. She also served as clinical director for the VA's only inpatient chronic pain treatment program and has helped expand access to similar programs in VA. Today, she’ll give us a peek behind the curtain at how the VA approaches chronic pain, what the private sector can learn from that approach, and how civilians can start to take advantage of some of the VA’s most effective strategies from the comfort of their own homes.
How To Talk About Mindbody Medicine With Anyone (Creative Director Steve Grisko)
by Laura interviews Creative Director Steve Grisko on December 17, 2018 at 2:05 am
How can I share my healing experience with my friends and family without sounding overzealous? How do I recommend that someone try a mindbody approach for their pain without offending them? These are questions the Curable team gets asked every day. To help answer them, we brought in an expert who has experienced this situation from both sides: Creative Director Steve Grisko. Steve’s entire career is dedicated to simplifying complex ideas and communicating them effectively. Whether he’s creating a 60-second TV spot or making a pitch to a client, his strategies for getting his message across work every time. So whether you’re trying to explain your own healing journey to your loved ones or persuade someone to try the Curable program for themselves, there’s no reason these strategies can’t work for you, too.