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What Undiagnosed Pain Patients Can Do To Find Answers

If you’re still traveling from doctor to doctor, hoping for a diagnosis, take heart: you’re not alone. Unfortunately, too many undiagnosed pain patients go years without figuring out what's causing their condition or symptoms. If you're one of these patients, there are things you can do to improve your chances. Why are there so many [...]

2017-09-27T14:24:25-07:00October 9th, 2017|Tags: |1 Comment

This Is How You Can Manage Chronic Pain At Work

According to the United States Department of Labor, Labor Day is a “yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country.” Since it’s estimated that around 100 million United States citizens suffer from chronic pain, it’s safe to assume that a lot of our country’s workers deal [...]

2017-09-10T17:28:55-07:00September 25th, 2017|Tags: , , |2 Comments

Chronic Pain And Mental Health Issues — What You Need To Know

Chronic pain is stressful, and can contribute to a wide range of health problems including heart disease, obesity, and diabetes. In addition to the physical symptoms, chronic pain also affects social, occupational, and recreational activities in the lives of those affected. And this can lead to mental health concerns like depression and anxiety. Let's take [...]

2017-07-28T15:48:36-07:00July 31st, 2017|Tags: , |1 Comment

Here’s How To Find Chronic Pain Support Online

One of the most difficult parts of living with chronic pain is the isolation that it can cause. Because chronic pain is an “invisible” illness, it is very difficult to explain what you are feeling or going through. As well-intentioned as family and friends try to be, sometimes they just don’t get it. That's why [...]

2017-07-14T15:52:28-07:00July 24th, 2017|Tags: , |Comments Off on Here’s How To Find Chronic Pain Support Online

How To Beat Summertime Chronic Pain

For many people, summer means hot days by the pool and time for vacations. People with chronic pain, however, may find that sweltering temperatures exacerbate symptoms and lead to flare-ups. A family’s increased pace of activities can also make lifestyle changes related to pain management, such as eating healthy, difficult to maintain. Here are some [...]

2017-05-12T15:04:03-07:00May 22nd, 2017|Tags: , |Comments Off on How To Beat Summertime Chronic Pain

The Surprising Impact Of Chronic Pain, On Family And Money

Chronic pain is the number one cause of disability in the U.S. According to the American Chronic Pain Association (ACPA), one in six people are living with chronic pain. The type of pain can vary with age. People in their 20s and 30s are most likely to suffer from headaches or chronic migraine. Adults in [...]

2017-02-22T15:16:26-07:00March 13th, 2017|Tags: , , |Comments Off on The Surprising Impact Of Chronic Pain, On Family And Money

How To Support A Loved One With Chronic Pain

Chronic pain is a serious condition that affects millions of people all around the world. It is very difficult to measure and the pain is often unique to each person. There is no magic treatment to cure chronic pain either and there are many complicated issues that can come along with chronic pain conditions. So [...]

2016-10-24T14:01:42-07:00August 29th, 2016|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on How To Support A Loved One With Chronic Pain

Our Bodies “Remember” Pain, New Pain Research Says

Pain is an important part of all of our lives. It lets us know when we are injured or have a problem that need to be addressed. However, pain can become an issue when it stops being acute and evolves into a more chronic condition after the cause has been resolved. It is believed that [...]

2016-10-24T14:01:48-07:00August 3rd, 2016|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Our Bodies “Remember” Pain, New Pain Research Says

Manipulative Treatments for Chronic Pain

The musculoskeletal system consists of the bones, muscles, tendons, nerves, ligaments, and connective tissues that reinforce the skeletal system. It allows the human body to perform movements and create leverage, as well as protect the organs and ensure stability and form. To function properly, it simultaneously interacts with other organs and systems of the body [...]

2016-10-24T14:01:50-07:00July 14th, 2016|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Manipulative Treatments for Chronic Pain