Take this advice from orthopaedic surgeons. Your bones and muscles will thank you for it.
“Nothing is wrong with you other than you are morbidly obese."
“I don’t remember any of my pain from labour. Anyone else?”
Some doctors on TikTok say it's definitely true. Here's what the research says.
If you swear when you're in pain, we have good news for you.
Lucy Pasha-Robinson chats with BBC journalist and invisible illness activist Jam Prescod, who lives with Lupus.In this episode, we’re talking about pain: how radical it is to vocalise your pain as a Black woman; the legacy of not being believed when living with pain, and the emotional pain of adjusting to chronic illness – and all the lifestyle changes that can bring. We talk about what it means to be the perfect patient, and how to advocate for yourself in the doctor’s office – even if your consultant is kind of intimidating.
New draft guidance advises against painkillers for chronic primary pain. Here's what those who live with it have to say.
The long-awaited review calls for an apology, saying life-changing complications were dismissed as "women's problems".
People who live with chronic pain conditions share the debilitating, frustrating realities they experience daily.
A government adviser has suggested rebranding painkillers to curb overuse. But is this a "style over substance" approach?