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May 2024: Dr. G's Corner chronic pain mental health May 02, 2024

Last night, Dr. G's Corner delved into the intersection of anxiety and chronic pain, exploring whether anxiety can manifest physical symptoms.

https://fb.watch/rPuNAn8oCm/

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International Women's Day chronic pain psychologist Mar 08, 2024

So honored to be recognized by PAINWeek!

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Feb 2024 Dr. G's Corner: How can loving-kindness meditations help my chronic pain? chronic illness chronic pain Feb 09, 2024

Wednesday on Dr. G's Corner, I addressed the following question that was pre-submitted: How can loving-kindness meditations help my chronic pain?

Following the discussion, a loving-kindness meditation was conducted.

Check out the video here: https://fb.watch/q63vPGnxH-/

 

 

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Yesterday marked the inception of Dr. G's Corner at the U.S. Pain Foundation! chronic pain dr. g's corner Jan 04, 2024

The Live session addressed the following question that was pre-submitted: Why do other people experience mental health difficulties when someone around them is in pain?

Following the discussion, a brief 5-senses mindfulness activity was conducted.

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Dr. G's Corner: The first Wednesday of Every Month, Live at 5pm CT/6pm ET chronic pain mental health Dec 18, 2023

Do you have questions regarding mental health and pain? Well, we have you covered: Just ask Dr. G!

On the first Wednesday of every month, at 5pm CT/6pm ET, Dr. Geraghty will host Dr. G's Corner. Each monthly Facebook Live will address a different one of your pre-submitted questions.

Have a...

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December U.S. Pain Foundation Special Peer Support Groups chronic pain Dec 05, 2023

 

The holidays can be difficult living with chronic pain. We at the U.S. Pain Foundation understand this firsthand.

This is why we make sure that no one has to be alone during the holidays.

On December 24 and 25, as well as December 31 and January 1, a special holiday peer support group...

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Webinar on Dec 9, 2023: Finding Joy while Living with Chronic Pain chronic pain Dec 02, 2023

 

The following is taken from: HopeWorks of Howard County

Sessions feature expressive-arts activities, self-care practices, relaxation techniques, and guest speakers.

HopeWorks’ survivor’s mental health awareness and wellbeing group, Thriving Together, is excited to host...

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U.S. Pain Hosts Holiday Peer-Led Support Groups so no one is alone. chronic pain Nov 22, 2023

The holidays can be difficult, especially if you live with chronic pain. Know that you don't have to go it alone. Join one or both of our U.S. Pain Foundation peer-led support groups this Thursday and Friday. Here you will be surrounded by a community of people who get it.

Register by visiting ...

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Cefaly Interview on Mental Health and Migraine for Mental Health Awareness Month. chronic migraine chronic pain chronicillness mentalhealth migraine May 16, 2023

Image of Dr. Geraghty. TikTok. Says, "Your questions about migraine and mental health, answered."

Cefaly (2023). Interview on Mental Health and Migraine for Mental Health Awareness Month. Interview at RetreatMigraine. tiktok.com/t/ZTRKGGXke/

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Waiting room etiquette. chronic illness chronic pain mental health rare disease Mar 03, 2023

Get ready for a giant post on waiting room etiquette!

I've had many medical appts this past month. Here's what not to do in the waiting room.

1. Leave your sh*t at the door. No one wants to hear you arguing as a couple. We are not an audience on The Jerry Springer Show.

2. Use your inside voice....

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Rare Revolution Magazine: Showcasing the work of RARE entrepreneur Melissa Geraghty of Phoenix Rising with Dr. G chronic illness chronic pain rare disease Feb 28, 2023

alt text: picture of Dr. G smiling. Rare Revolution Magazine. RARE entrepreneur. Showcasing the work of RARE entrepreneur Melissa Geraghty of Phoenix Rising with Dr. G

Check out my article in this RARE entrepreneur series with Rare Revolution Magazine!

  -- meeting the beating hearts behind...

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I'll be okay. Just not today. chronic illness chronic pain mental health rare disease Feb 16, 2023

Alt text: Picture of Dr. G with back to camera, standing in front of an ocean. Middle finger extended in defiance of chronic pain. Text overlay says "I'll be okay. Just not today."

I've been having a particularly difficult week, medically. Truth be told, it's been a bad few years.

It's okay to...

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Headache on The Hill 2023 chronic illness chronic migraine chronic pain rare disease Feb 14, 2023

A heartfelt thanks to all those representing #Migraine and #Headache Diseases today at Headache on The Hill!

Flashback to 2018, my first #HOH!

#HOH2023 #Advocacy #ChronicIllness #ChronicPain #WashingtonDC

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Join the Empowered Relief Waitlist! chronic illness chronic pain empowered relief rare disease Feb 09, 2023

Join our waitlist so you can be amongst the first to know when the next class will be. You will get to decide if you'd like to join the next class BEFORE it gets sold out!

https://www.phoenixrisingwithdrg.com/join-the-waitlist-for-empowered-relief

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Event: Empowered Reliefā„¢ (02.15.23) chronic illness chronic migraine chronic pain empowered relief rare disease Feb 04, 2023
Alt Text: Got Pain? Learn more here. Dr. Melissa Geraghty presents Empowered Relief. 

 

Event: Empowered Relief™

Where: Zoom

When: 02.15.23 at 5pm Central Time

Registration: https://www.phoenixrisingwithdrg.com/store

ONLY 10 SPOTS PER CLASS!

Empowered Relief™ is an...

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Raising funds for the EDS Society! chronic illness chronic pain eds Jan 31, 2023
Alt Image text: MacKenzie Strong. Close-up picture of a young woman looking off into the distance, wearing a hat.

 

I have known MacKenzie for many years as we are both part of the (very) complex medical patient community. She is a wonderful young woman with a heart of gold.

This year,...

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When would you like me to host the next Empowered Reliefā„¢ class? chronic illness chronic migraine chronic pain empowered relief mental health rare disease Jan 29, 2023
Image Alt Text: Empowered Relief Testimonial: "The binaural audio alone was worth the class. I loved it! And for everyone who can't see a pain therapist weekly, the class gets right to the heart of what they can work on to deal with their pain."

As someone with multiple chronic pain conditions as...

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Join me next Tuesday for my free webinar on #ChronicPain and #MentalHealth! chronic migraine chronic pain chronicillness migraine webinar Jan 18, 2023
 
Join me next Tuesday (1-24-23 at 1pm Central) for my webinar on #ChronicPain and #MentalHealth!
 
A big thanks to the Association of Migraine Disorders for sponsoring this webinar.
 
Thank you, Mental Health America, for allowing me to discuss such an important topic.
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"The Unknowns of Long COVID and its Impact on Chronic Pain" chronic illness chronic pain longcovid Jan 11, 2023

In December, I shared my experience of Long COVID with the U.S. Pain Foundation. Here is the article that was written:

The Unknowns of Long COVID and its Impact on Chronic Pain

In March 2020, Melissa Geraghty, PsyD—a...

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3 years ago today I had neurosurgery. chronic illness chronic pain neurosurgery rare disease Oct 07, 2022

3 years ago today I had neurosurgery.

It feels like yesterday and forever ago all at the same time. I forgot the date was coming up and I am caught off guard. All the feels.

#TetheredCord #NEISvoid #MEspine #RareDisease #ChronicPain #ChronicIllness #SpinalCordInjury

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Last day to register! chronic illness chronic pain mentalhealth rare disease Sep 25, 2022

“Self-management is the number one, most important part of the multidisciplinary model because medications may help some, but not completely, and we’re living day to day with pain that goes up and down." (From U.S. Pain Foundation's article bit.ly/3BxCNy3)

Join me tomorrow...

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