November is International Nerve Pain Awareness Month for people living with Neuropathic Pain.
Neuropathic pain is a chronic pain condition. It’s usually the result of an injury, disease, or infection. However, neuropathic pain is not the direct result of any one factor. Typically the pain is due to an injury or illness.
Signs and symptoms of neuropathy are:
- Gradual onset of numbness.
- Prickling or tingling in your feet or hands, which can spread upward into your legs and arms.
- Sharp, jabbing, throbbing or burning pain.
- Extreme sensitivity to touch.
The campaign – NERVEmber creates awareness for over 150 conditions that have nerve pain as a symptom.
The International Pain Foundation host the OFFICIAL NERVEmber campaign every year and since its inception tens of thousands of nerve pain patients and organisations have signed on to help promote NERVEmber.
The International Pain Foundation (iPain) is devoted to advancing access and quality care to help people suffering from a variety of muscular skeletal, inflammatory, neurological, emotional and degenerative conditions.
The goal for IPain is to provide tools and life skills to chronic pain patients giving them the ability to perform their regular activities in the community and to bolster society’s ability to provide full opportunities and appropriate supports.
Ipain support education for pain patients, family members, caregivers and medical professionals, and make an important contribution to the overall knowledge and treatment of chronic pain. Through this work the foundation affects the lives of millions of people with chronic pain worldwide.
This is a fantastic support for anyone diagnosed with chronic pain or for friends, family and carer giveres of anyone diagnosed.
Follow the links below to learn more about NERVEmber:
Follow this link to learn about ipain and the fantastic support they provide:
Follow this link to purchase your own Uccello Kettle: