Jemma lives a life of pain

headache that won’t go away
headache that won’t go away

When they prevented the 23-year-old pursuing a career as a dancer, she seized an opportunity to teach dance instead.

Part-time work and supportive employers have made it possible for her to continue working through continuous severe pain, which frequently sharpens to migraines of blinding intensity.

When she was seven years old, she woke one morning with a headache that has never left.

‘It’s so strong and overwhelming ‘