New Town Big Dreams

Barby Ingle is a Cheerleader of Hope for people suffering with chronic pain

July 18, 2021 Luke J. Menkes Kelowna BC Canada REALTOR® Real Estate Agent / Barby Ingle Season 3 Episode 210
New Town Big Dreams
Barby Ingle is a Cheerleader of Hope for people suffering with chronic pain
Show Notes

Barby Ingle is a best-selling author, reality personality, and lives with multiple rare and chronic diseases; reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD), migralepsy, PALB2-var, endometriosis and other pain disorders. 

Barby is a chronic pain educator, patient advocate, and president of the International Pain
Foundation. She is also a motivational speaker and best-selling author on pain topics. Her blog, reality shows and media appearances are used as a platform to help her become an e-Patient advocate, and she presents at healthcare conferences, speaking publicly, sharing her story, educating and advocating for patients across the globe. 

Barby has received more than 20 accommodations over the years for her advocacy work including; 2012 WEGO Health Ms. Congeniality, 2012 NAF You Are Our Hero Award, 2013 International Inspirational Luminary, 2015 IDA Impact Award, and 2016 WEGO Health Lifetime Achievement. In 2017, Barby was named a Health Information Technology Top 100Influencer by HealthScene and Top 20 Health Influencer by Insider Monkey Magazine.

In 2018, Barby received the Reality All Star Reunion Superstar award for her Social Media efforts and Top 50 Chronic Pain Advocates. In Feb. 2021 Barby is listed in the top 75 social media advocates for RareDiseases. In 2020,Barby is listed in the top 50 social media advocates for Rare Diseases and top10 Healthcare Influencers for All Marketers to Follow, 2020 PharmaVOICE100, 2020 HITMC Patient Advocate of the Year.


  • How did you get involved as a health advocate
  • How can my audience save thousands on their medical bills
  • What are a few tools people can use to better their access to proper and timely healthcare?
  • What was the process to getting diagnosed with a rare disease
  • What was being a head coach at a Division IA college like
  • What is being on a reality TV show like
  • Treatment options for those living with chronic pain
  • How can you get the most out of your doctor appointments
  • How pharmacogenomics changed my healthcare
  • What are the pro's and cons of telehealth; the new trend in healthcare since the pandemic started

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Featured in the media more than 1250 times with over 20 accolades to her name; Barby’s best known as being a Cheerleader of HOPE, author, and reality television personality. Ken, her husband and Barby provide motivation, inspiration and energy penny saving tips for better daily living. As an Extreme Time Saver, Barby lives life to the fullest despite living in chronic pain. Her books and additional info can be found on her website.




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