Joeygiggles

Patient Leader

Location

New York City, NY

Joey's dream is to spread awareness of Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy and other chronic pain condition. Among other things, Joey is giving, caring, motivational, a good listener, and a loud voice in the pain community. He is constantly researching and learning. Joey keeps those around him on the cutting edge of what is going on the pain community through his BlogTalk Radio show and use of social media!  — Barby

I have known Joseph since college and he has been an advocate for health issues since college and still is going strong today.  — Heather

Joey really has started so many forums, pages, videos, radio shows, and has started so many groups for people in chronic pain to share- I can't begin to list them all. He is an entrepreneur and CRPS/RSD advocate effecting great change in chronic pain. If I think of anyone who has worked so hard and deserves this award, it is Joey!  — Mary

Joseph Aquilino is a wholehearted advocate for all patients with chronic pain as well as anyone with any type of disability who is in need of help. He also has written books to help inspire people to make the most of themselves regardless of their present disability.  — Carla

Joey endlessly advocates for others, typically chronic pain patients, while suffering from CRPS himself. His radio shows, Facebook site, Periscope and many other ways are just a sliver of what Joey does to advocates for other with chronic pain. His non for profit organization, JGF, also advocates and voices for those who can't speak w chronic pain.

Joey is an amazing person. He is doing so much for so many causes.  — April

Joey is not only an advocate for himself, be advocates for everyone with autoimmune diseases and chronic pain. He does fundraisers, be speaks in the subject. He educates those who may not understand the hidden diseases. He supports our veterans. He dedicates his life to this work. This is a definite life time achievement!  — Heather

He not only is a sufferer of RSD CRPS but he actively supports and raises awareness for all pain conditions plus mental health on Facebook. He started an organization to help others in chronic pain like himself toshare their stories to raise awareness that all pain sufferers go through. Plus he is also a big advocate for Mental Health awareness.  — April

Joey is an amazing advocate who goes above and beyond to help others. He is kind, patient, honest and uses life experiences and knowledge when helping and advocating for others. He helps people from the heart and is always reminding people that they are of worth, loved and they are not alone.  — Amy

Joe has has been a source of inspiration for many of us through his words during his weekly BIRN show as well as through helping people through JGF Foundation. He is absolutely real, using real-life experiences to teach from. He is amazing and helps bring people hope, inspiration and motivation.  — Amy

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