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How To Avoid Pain Challenges Over The Holidays

From the day we sit down for that hearty turkey meal to the night we pop bottles and ring in the new year, we’re in the midst of the holidays and all that comes with it. Overeating, overexertion, and just generally overdoing it are all problems that we run into, and the end result is [...]

2018-12-12T11:35:08-07:00December 17th, 2018|Tags: , |Comments Off on How To Avoid Pain Challenges Over The Holidays

How To Prepare For Thanksgiving If You Have Chronic Pain

The holidays bring with them visions of turkey-laden tables, sugar plum fairies, tables set with all kinds of pumpkin goodies, and chilly nights spent by the fire with a warm beverage. However, some doctors say that all the celebrating, along with the stress and disrupted routines, can worsen feelings of chronic pain. Social worker Patricia [...]

2018-11-09T16:21:38-07:00November 19th, 2018|Tags: , |Comments Off on How To Prepare For Thanksgiving If You Have Chronic Pain

Recognizing The Chronic Pain Issues Veterans Face For Veterans Day

November 11 is Veterans Day, a federally-designated day to recognize all U.S. veterans who have served in both foreign and domestic settings. Far from being just another holiday when banks are closed and mail isn’t delivered, Veterans Day is set aside to recognize and honor the service and sacrifice of the millions of men and [...]

2018-10-16T15:49:24-07:00November 5th, 2018|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Recognizing The Chronic Pain Issues Veterans Face For Veterans Day

Your Guide To Preparing For Flu Season

The flu is a respiratory condition and needs to be treated accordingly but there are also ways to prevent the spread and contraction of the flu. For chronic pain patients who may already have weakened immune systems, this is even more important. Here's some tips for preparing for flu season if you're suffering from a [...]

2018-09-18T14:25:37-07:00October 8th, 2018|Tags: , |Comments Off on Your Guide To Preparing For Flu Season

After Labor Day, Reconnect With Healthier Habits In The Office

The first Monday in September is Labor Day and many of us look forward to it mostly because it is a guaranteed three day weekend. Here's what you should know about Labor Day, and healthier tips to take with you back to work after the holiday weekend. Why do we celebrate Labor Day?  Why do [...]

2018-08-29T19:18:53-07:00September 3rd, 2018|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on After Labor Day, Reconnect With Healthier Habits In The Office

11 Ways To Manage Back-To-School Stress With Chronic Pain

The flurry of getting ready for school—buying school supplies, new clothes, and managing fears related to new teachers or new schools—is exciting but stressful. Managing back-to-school stress is important for living with chronic pain, whether you are the one living with pain or your child. Thankfully, it is possible to make returning to school less [...]

2018-07-04T13:10:52-07:00July 9th, 2018|Tags: , , |Comments Off on 11 Ways To Manage Back-To-School Stress With Chronic Pain

25 Mother’s Day Gift Ideas For Mothers With Chronic Pain

Being a mom is tough enough. That’s why there’s one day devoted entirely to finding ways to tell moms how much we appreciate them. When chronic pain is thrown into the mix, however, it can seem downright impossible sometimes. Mothers in chronic pain have unique struggles that make everyday life a lot harder. Here's how to honor your mom [...]

2018-04-06T19:54:34-07:00May 7th, 2018|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on 25 Mother’s Day Gift Ideas For Mothers With Chronic Pain

10 Tips For Enjoying The Most Boo-Tacular Halloween With Pain

With ghosts and witches stalking the neighborhood streets and choruses of “Trick or Treat!” ringing the air tonight, it can be easy to forget about your chronic pain if even just for a short while. Focusing on happier things is important for dealing with pain, and along with some other tips, you can help take [...]

2017-10-06T13:27:20-07:00October 16th, 2017|Tags: , , |Comments Off on 10 Tips For Enjoying The Most Boo-Tacular Halloween With Pain

10 Ways To Get Involved During Pain Awareness Month

September is Pain Awareness Month. This is a great time to raise awareness of chronic pain and to educate to those around you. Why do we need Pain Awareness Month? An estimated one and a half billion people suffer from chronic pain worldwide at an enormous cost. In 2012, the cost of chronic pain was [...]

2016-10-24T14:01:41-07:00August 31st, 2016|Tags: , |Comments Off on 10 Ways To Get Involved During Pain Awareness Month

Men’s Health Month — 4 Things You Need To Know

Every June, Men’s Health Month is celebrated across the country with a variety of events. This health education program provides screenings, health fairs, media appearances, and other outreach activities aimed towards building awareness for preventable health problems for men and boys. Specifically, it encourages them to make sure they stay in good health by seeking [...]

2016-10-24T14:01:59-07:00June 15th, 2016|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Men’s Health Month — 4 Things You Need To Know