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The Path To Understanding Mental Health This April

This April we focused heavily on the mind and how we can make sure we stay mentally fit. We also talked about some of the major challenges and provided you with some tips and tricks on avoiding any mental health pitfalls that are too often related to chronic pain conditions. Understand the effects of (no) [...]

By | April 29th, 2016|Categories: Inside Pain|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Arizona Pain’s Report On The New CDC Opioid Guidelines

As you may know, last year the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) published a draft of some very controversial new opioid prescribing guidelines for those with chronic pain. These guidelines were meant to reduce the number of people in the U.S. who are taking opioids, as dependency, overdose, and abuse were on the rise. While [...]

By | April 27th, 2016|Categories: Inside Pain|Tags: , |0 Comments

How A Chronic Pain Caregiver Can Protect Their Health

Caregiving to someone with an illness or chronic pain is a noble pursuit that helps millions of people each day. An estimated 44 million people in the U.S. age 18 and older are a caregiver who provides unpaid assistance to adults and older people with disabilities who live in the community. That amount of that [...]

By | April 25th, 2016|Categories: Inside Pain|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Stop Rumination In Its Tracks – Here’s How

When you go through a big personal crisis, it is easy to spend a large amount of your time obsessing over the details and consequences. It can be helpful to reflect, strategize, and make a plan by evaluating the possible outcomes. This is natural and can be a way to intelligently cope with risk. Those [...]

By | April 22nd, 2016|Categories: Inside Pain|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Dealing With Anxiety – 10 Tips For Creating A Better You

Anxiety is big, ominous, and difficult to pin down. Dealing with anxiety can feel like trying to hold up a crushing weight, physically and mentally. This is doubly true for those who suffer from a chronic pain condition as a study found that almost half of those with persistent pain issues also had one or [...]

By | April 20th, 2016|Categories: Inside Pain|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Do I Have Anxiety?

Anxiety is a word that is thrown around a lot lately. Have you ever been anxious? Have you ever felt nervous or uneasy in your life? Of course, you have; everyone has. No matter if it is from studying for an exam, expecting a child, or waiting to hear on the big promotion that you [...]

By | April 18th, 2016|Categories: Inside Pain|Tags: , |0 Comments

Meditation For Pain – Does It Work?

Some cultures claim that meditation can promote well-being through strengthening a person’s mind. However, this isn't something that is widely accepted in the Western world as medically beneficial. If you ask around, many people will regale you with imagery from monks isolated on high stony peaks to their experiences in the local yoga studio. This [...]

By | April 15th, 2016|Categories: Inside Pain|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Dorsal Root Ganglion Stimulation Receives FDA Approval

Chronic pain affects millions of people in the U.S., with back and leg pain being the most common forms. These types of pain are often relieved by conservative care (rest, chiropractic care, physical therapy), medications, and injection therapies. In cases where this chronic pain persists, other treatments may be necessary. One of the most cutting-edge treatment [...]

By | April 14th, 2016|Categories: Inside Pain|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

How To Get Better Sleep For Pain Management

We have all had nights where we toss and turn without getting any sleep. There are a lot of things that can interfere with a person’s sleep cycle, from stress at work to family responsibilities to chronic pain. With all the stress of our daily lives, it's a true challenge to figure out how to [...]

By | April 13th, 2016|Categories: Inside Pain|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

6 Effects Of Sleep Deprivation

How many times have you rolled around in bed wondering why you are still awake? It is never fun to go through the next day exhausted, but that could be the least of your problems—your body can suffer in many different ways from the effects of sleep deprivation. Understanding the effects of sleep deprivation We [...]

By | April 11th, 2016|Categories: Inside Pain|Tags: , , |0 Comments

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