The Heal Hope blog is based on the author's personal experience with chronic pain. Hopefully, the information provided will save you a lot of time and pain. This information is to help you manage chronic pain, and to empower you to become your own health advocate when talking to your doctor. It is not medical advice or a replacement for professional diagnosis or medical care. Accuracy or effectiveness cannot be guaranteed. Any recommendations are opinion only. The author assumes no responsibility or liability for your actions or inaction based on information on or linked to this site. Please consult a licensed healthcare professional before starting a new treatment.