Soula makes note of her swivelling thoughts in her 2019 health summary

Soula has another demonstration for us!

Now four months post op after her Spinal Cord Stimulation implant, Soula is accumulating some important experience with her new treatment and she doesn’t want to forget it when she goes to her next appointment.

The Boston Scientific group have provided many programs for Soula to explore.

During these trials, Soula felt she had to make note of a few swivelling thoughts while using the programs. Continue reading “Soula makes note of her swivelling thoughts in her 2019 health summary”

How Soula Uses PainTrain Through A New Treatment Trial

The spinal stimulation trial

Soula is currently receiving some new treatment after her sacral stimulation implant became problematic and stopped providing pain relief.

Although Soula created PainTrain expecting it to be a supportive and functional tool for people living with chronic pain, it still seems to pleasantly surprise her in new situations. 

Resorting to PainTrain through her spinal cord stimulation trial, Soula wanted to predominately keep her history together and to also document the information once, storing it in a safe place.

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My Health Record vs PainTrain – My Health Summary

Um, actually, they aren’t in competition. They are two very different online resources.

Actually, My Health Record and PainTrain aren’t in competition. They are two very different online resources.

There’s no turning a blind eye or choosing to stay away from this technology change as it is affecting you right now and there is a decision you need to make within three months about your autogenerated account on My Health Record.

Are you staying in or opting out?

I opted out. Continue reading “My Health Record vs PainTrain – My Health Summary”

Using PainTrain This Week With My GP

(Posted by Soula, 16 June 2018)

I had a GP appointment yesterday.

I updated my PainTrain health summary and emailed my private access link to the medical centre so they could forward it to my doctor.

On the way in, I remembered that I needed to check if my pain specialist’s referral was out of date. So,I added the reminder quickly by logging into PainTrain on my phone.

As you can see, I have a little shoulder pain issue.

Two minutes into the appointment my doctor asked, ‘What’s going on with your shoulder?’ – I hadn’t said anything about this latest issue yet! 

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