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Fellow warriors, I have the great privilege of writing on issues that affect those of us who live with chronic pain at both Health Central and ProHealth. These opportunities allow me to continue my love of educating patients on things that matter to all of us. Topics include information on various conditions, coping strategies, management strategies, and other items of interest. Each of you inspire me to continue to write as a book author, freelance writer, and blogger.  


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Articles from Celeste

Learning Together

Celeste Cooper RN Author - Educator and Pain Advocate

2017


​Pitfalls and Pleasures of Therapeutic Massage for Fibromyalgia and Myofascial Pain

​Lymphatic Massage, Clogged Drains, and Fibromyalgia Pain 

​​Blood Test for Fibromyalgia: FM/a® Test is Real

Prejudice against Women Living with Chronic Pain 

The Lessons of Myofascial Pain Syndrome and Fibromyalgia

Savor the Summer

It’s a Battlefield: Bruising and Fibromyalgia

Casting Light on the Shadow of Fibromyalgia

Criteria and Chaos: Diagnosing Fibromyalgia

Tips for Minimizing Wicked Airborne Allergens  

Sinus Inflammation, Fibromyalgia and ME/CFS

10 Things that Sustain Fibro Friendships 

Partners, Friendships, Chronic Pain and Illness

Fibromyalgia and Thyroid Dysfunction


2016

Four Tips to Outlast and Outwit a Fibro Holiday

Pacing through the Perils of Fibro

10 Fast Facts: Fibromyalgia Is Real 

Rolfing® and Chronic Pain

The Legs of Fibromyalgia and Myofascial Pain

Guidelines for Pain Warriors

​Update: S.483 Ensuring Patient Access and National Pain Strategy 

​Migraine, Fibromyalgia and ME/CFS

​Wake Up Sleepy Head-Non-Restorative Sleep in FM and CFS 

​Update on S.483– Pain Warriors Have Recourse

Are There Objective Tests for Fibromyalgia? 

Fibromyalgia Awareness and Aggravating Conditions​
The Romance of Fibromyalgia with Tai Chi 
A Spring Metaphor - Sculpting Our Thoughts on Pain
Essential Factors for Relating Fibromyalgia Symptoms 
A Spring Lesson on Mindfulness: Dealing with Pain and Illness
Taking up the Slack: Flares, Frets and Fibro
When Fibromyalgia Is More than Pain                                                     
2015

How Winter Weather Affects Fibromyalgia
Fibromyalgia and Food: Things You Need to Know This Holiday Season
Pitfalls & Pearls-Resistance Training for fibromyalgia and myofascial pain 
A Nervous System at Odds: Dysautonomia and Fibromyalgia 
6 Reasons Why Trigger Point Injections Aren’t Helping Your Fibromyalgia
Is Fibromyalgia a Psychosomatic Illness? Med Student Asks Celeste Cooper
Color Me M&M: The NIH P2P Report on Opioids and Fibromyalgianess
Fibromyalgia and Other Invisible Illnesses-An Interview with a Disability Attorney, Anthony Castelli
and more…   (also see Celeste's Blog)

2017


​Physical Therapy for Chronic Pain 

​Massage and Chronic Pain: Tips and Techniques

Q&A with Jamie Robinson: Cannabidiol (CBD) for Veterans for Pain Management

​Chronic Pain and Travel Planning Part 3 Tips

​Chronic Pain and Travel: Creating an Effective Travel Plan 

​Chronic Pain and Travel Planning 

Chronic Pain, Women and Words 

Women, Pain, Bias, and Discrimination

A Profile of Chronic Pain: Q&A with Lacy Fowler

Do Women Experience Chronic Pain Differently?

Alternative Medicine: Combating Chronic Pain 

​Fact or Fiction: Chronic Pain Is Always the Same 

Chronic Pain and Medicine Philosophy Cornucopia - Slide Show

​Western Medicine: Combating Chronic Pain

Disbelief, Relationships, and the Stigma of Chronic Pain

8 Ways to Reclaim Romance this Valentine’s Day (Slide Show)

Looking for a Pain Doctor - Finding the Best Fit


2016


​A Profile of Chronic Pain with Melissa Swanson

Holiday Safety: Preventing Foodborne Illness (Slide Show)

Can Virtual Reality Help Ease Chronic Pain? 

Yoga and Chronic Pain 

​What’s Causing This Chronic Rib Pain?

Marijuana and Chronic Pain-QA-Dr David Barton

​Marijuana and Chronic Pain Slideshow

​Medical Marijuana – Q&A with Sue Rosen, RN, Legal Liaison

​Joint Hypermobility and Chronic Pain
Dry Eye and Chronic Pain

The Connection Between TMJ and Chronic Pain​
Spring, Sinusitis, and Fibromyalgia
Piriformis Syndrome or Sciatica, Is There a Difference?
Riding the Waves of Chronic Pain and Sleep
Restless Leg Syndrome: Sleep, Fibromyalgia, and Myofascial Pain Syndrome  
Chronic Pain and Movement Motivation
10 Tips for Managing Fibrofog
3 Fibromyalgia Concerns for a Healthy Mouth
Practical Advice for Building Doctor-Patient Trust

2015


Ten Crucial Tips for Staying Safe This Winter
Questions to Ask before Downloading a Pain Tracking App
Critical Steps for Avoiding Raynaud’s Complications
Illusive Disorder-Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
Ten Crucial Tips for Staying Safe This Winter
6 Tips for Staying Safe and Healthy This Fall
Q&A on Chronic Pain w Karl Hurst-Wicker, MD
What is Centralized Pain: An Interview Dr. Karl Hurst-Wicker, MD
Incredible Ways to Visualize Pain in the Brain
Why knowing the cause of pelvic pain is essential to treatment–Part 3
The Secret to Pelvic Pain and the Myofascia-Part 2
Essential Elements of Pelvic Pain in Men and Women-Part 1
Fibromyalgia Centralization and Peripheral Myofascial Pain: Interview with Karl Hurst-Wicker, MD
Chronic Pain Self-Management Workshop: An Interview with a Stanford Program Leader/Trainer, Orvie Prewitt 
Myofascial Pain Treatment
What is Myofascial Pain Syndrome?
Fibromyalgia Tender Points or Myofascial Trigger Points: 
What is a Myofascial Trigger Point, and Their Relationship to Pain? 
and more...   (also see Celeste's Blog)