Pain Connection Live: Call Update

Pain Connection Live Call Update


Conference DIAL-IN NUMBER: (319) 527-3510* NEW NUMBER starting 7/12/17
Participant Access code 171649#
After dialing in and entering the access code, we request a first name and state/country, or you can be silent.
It’s okay just to listen. If you wish to share you may join in.

Touch Tone Command explanations:
*4 Conference instructions
*6 Mute/Unmute during the call                     *3 Exit the call

Participation in the conference call is free. Standard long distance charges apply to the phone call. The conference calls are not taped.

Next Call:  December 7, 2017 from 1:30 – 2:30pm EST;          Evening Call is December 14 from 7 – 8pm EST

Topic:  Exploring Media Apps and Online Programs for Pain Management

On the December 7 call, Rachel Trobman, CEO & Cofounder of, will be presenting. OUCHIE is a mobile solution for pain management. Manage your pain, connect with providers and find accomplishments in the everyday. Rachel’s presentation will be around 15 minutes with Q&As.

Rachel Trobman is the founder and CEO of Ouchie, a mobile platform for pain management. Rachel is also a chronic pain patient, suffering from mixed connective tissue disease, and has been the caretaker for relatives with other pain conditions. She will speak about the role pain tracking, community and cognitive behavioral therapy have had on her healing and introduce some tools that can be used alongside treatment.

ALSO— *After talking about OUCHIE, we can discuss different media apps, and programs to help deal with pain.  So, think of anything on your phone, tablet or computer that you use and helps you manage your pain.  It could be a pain program or an indirect way you find to relax, pace or monitor your pain. For example using a meditation app or a way to track your good habits.

Join us on Thursday!  Please register for the call in advance.

NOTE: The topic would be the same on 12/14, but Rachel can’t present that day.

PainConnection Live is scheduled for the first and second Thursdays of the month.  Register with the link at the bottom of this page!  It’s free.

In the calls, the leader often refers to a book written about pain management.  This book, Making the Invisible Visible, has valuable information for people with chronic pain, their families and providers.  It is an excellent resource for how to navigate the challenges of chronic pain. Order Making the Invisible Visible for $25 plus shipping.

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The Pain Connection Live Conference Call is led by Gwenn Herman, LCSW-C (Licensed Clinical Social Worker) and Founder and Executive Director of Pain Connection, a US Pain Foundation program.

Each Call will have a topic dealing with different ways of coping with chronic pain and developing new skills. Participants have the option to discuss the topic or remain silent. Breathing techniques and guided imagery will be taught in the last 15 minutes of each call.

Pain Connection Live is open to people with chronic pain, family members, significant others, health care professionals and concerned individuals. Please respect each person’s right to express their feelings.

If you haven’t already done so, you must register for each call in which you want to participate.  — Register Here

Afternoon calls are held on the first Thursday of the month from 1:30 – 2:30 PM EST.

Evening calls are held on the second Thursday of the month from 7:00 – 8:00 PM EST.

For more information, email or call 800-910-2462.