Chronic Pain Survival Kit
Sickle Cell Warriors Sickle Cell warriors deal with an insurmountable amount of pain. However, due to unconscious judgments and implicit bias displayed by medical providers, warriors often wait until their pain is unbearable before seeking treatment. The other option is to be prescribed opioid medications which can often send us into a downward spiral. Living with this lifelong chronic illness has taught me to prepare before the raging storm.
My Favorite Sickle Cell Pain Management Products
Below you will find an array of my favorite pain management products. These products help me curb the severity of my pain.
Disclaimer: There is no perfect pain management plan available. What works for one individual may not help another (vice versa). Please take the time to research anything you choose to try. Also, consult with your hematologist before making any changes to your care plan.