The Pain Companion

From the Show: Rewired Radio
Summary: Sarah Anne Shockley share her story of living with chronic pain.
Air Date: 10/29/18
Duration: 21:26
Host: Erica Spiegelman
Guest Bio: Sarah Anne Shockley
Sarah Anne Shockley is the author of The Pain Companion. In the Fall of 2007, she contracted Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS), which is a collapse of the area between the clavicles and first ribs, and has lived with debilitating nerve pain ever since. She has been a regular columnist for Pain News Network and is a regular contributor to The Mighty, a 1.5 million–member online community for those living with chronic illness and pain. She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area and you can visit her online at
  • Book Title: The Pain Companion
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  • Guest Twitter Account: @ThPainCompanion
The Pain Companion
Millions of adults experience some form of chronic pain, which can be physically, mentally, and emotionally exhausting and isolating.

Sarah Anne Shockley joined the ranks of chronic pain sufferers after a work-related injury in 2007.

She joins host Erica Spiegelman to share her story and explain what inspired her to write her book, The Pain Companion, which she hopes can serve as a guide to others who are on a journey of learning how to live with chronic pain.