Richard N. Scott markets 2014 book to wider audience

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Author chronicles journey to becoming pain-free in ‘Chronic Pain and Me’

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In his 2014 autobiography “Chronic Pain and Me” (published by iUniverse), author Richard N. Scott chronicles his 14-year struggle with intense, chronic pain.

This chronic pain was the result of a fall he took while climbing a set of concrete and steel stairs in October 2000. From that day forward, he endured various medical tests, surgeries and device fittings to reduce the neck and back pain resulting from his fall.

“Chronic Pain and Me” shares Scott’s journey to alleviate his ongoing pain, concluding in his ultimate relief from it by way of a device called a spinal cord stimulator.

“The spinal cord stimulator has given me a new life,” Scott says. “These units cannot be used by everyone, but I feel there are many different devices that have been created since I was hurt that hopefully are there for people in whom these new devices could now help.”

Scott hopes his story of overcoming chronic pain will inspire others to share their own stories and pass along his book to friends or family who may suffer from similar chronic or recurrent conditions.

Chronic Pain and Me
By Richard N. Scott
Hardcover | 6 x 9 in | 252 pages | ISBN 9781491733066
Softcover | 6 x 9 in | 252 pages | ISBN 9781491733059
E-Book | 252 pages | ISBN 9781491733073
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Richard N. Scott is currently disabled with chronic pain. In 2007 he and his wife, Connie, moved from New York to Green Valley, Arizona, for health reasons and to be closer to their daughter. Connie passed away in 2012 and Scott has since moved back to Le Roy, New York.

iUniverse, an Author Solutions, LLC, self-publishing imprint, is the leading book marketing, editorial services, and supported self-publishing provider. iUniverse has a strategic alliance with Indigo Books & Music, Inc. in Canada, and titles accepted into the iUniverse Rising Star program are featured in a special collection on iUniverse recognizes excellence in book publishing through the Star, Reader’s Choice, Rising Star and Editor’s Choice designations—self-publishing’s only such awards program. Headquartered in Bloomington, Indiana, iUniverse also operates offices in Indianapolis. For more information or to publish a book, please visit or call 1-800-AUTHORS. For the latest, follow @iuniversebooks on Twitter.

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