Awareness Corner

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Want to submit your story?

If you would like your story to be shared, submit it to chiarigearorders@gmail.com and we will review it and post it on our blog.  When reviewing, we will be looking for the following: No vulgar/crude language, details cannot be too graphic (remember that since we are trying to bring awareness, any age can access our page), posts also cannot be bashing other individuals or groups.  This is also suppose to be for support, this is not a forum to post/ask for donations. Any story that involves asking for assistance in the form of donations or money will not be approved....


What is a "Pass It On" Card?

What is a "Pass It On" Card?

Chiari Gear is dedicated to spreading awareness and supporting the entire community of survivors who live with daily pain and struggles.  Our vision is that through awareness, we can improve provider performance and care. In an effort to support our mission and vision, we created what we call "Pass It On" cards.  The cards contain information related to the disease, syndrome, or condition that you'd like to spread awareness for.  And we are committed to making sure that we create, develop, and send "Pass It On" cards for every illness for which we offer a design.If you've purchased some of...


What exactly is a disease?

What exactly is a disease?

Yeah...you've been there, right? You tell someone you have a disease or a rare disease and there is a look of absolute horror! Suddenly, people think you're contagious and, if they touch you, they will find themselves ravished in pain and crippled. We've heard the story time and time again from people. So, we wanted to take a minute to define the difference so that maybe people will better understand just what "disease" means. What is a disease?Merriam_Webster defines disease as "an illness that affects a person, animal, or plant : a condition that prevents the body or mind from...