How To Find Your Inspiration With Chronic Pain

Do the mountains take your breath away? When you see the rolling hills climb to majestic purple peaks do you feel your body vibrate? Maybe it’s the ocean. When you walk along the beach, looking past the blue and white waves for miles toward the horizon, do you feel a sense of calm? Could it … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

How-To Move Smarter With A Chronic Pain Condition

The average person in the United States moves a little over 11 times in their lifetime. That is a lot of packing, cleaning, and hauling around large furniture. Most people don’t find moving to be pleasant experience either and it usually ends with relief and the hope that you never have to do it again. … Read more

How Has The Affordable Care Act Improved Care For Pain Patients?

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is one of the most monumental bills passed in the United States in the last decade and is the single largest change to the health care system since the passage of Medicaid and Medicare in 1965. Its purpose is to fundamentally alter the U.S. health care system by expanding affordable … Read more