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Can Sleeping Position Exacerbate Pain?

Sleeping Position Can Either Improve or Worsen Your Pain Sleep is an essential part of your overall health and well-being. Your body refreshes and heals itself while you sleep. Not only does your physical health benefit from sleep, but so does your mental health, as well. Getting the right amount of sleep is one of the best ways to manage …

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5 Lifestyle Changes to Help Manage Your Chronic Pain in 2021

The New Year is the Perfect Time to Make Lifestyle Changes Living with chronic pain can drastically reduce your quality of life. Simple, everyday tasks become difficult. It disrupts your sleep and leaves a negative impact on your mood and overall mental health. The effects of chronic pain vary from person to person, but in all cases, it leads to …

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How and Why Do We Feel Pain?

Each Person Experiences Pain in Different Ways Pain is a natural part of life. Hopefully, most people only have to deal with acute pain. Unfortunately, for some, their pain lasts much longer. Chronic pain is pain that lasts longer than three months. From injuries to illnesses, everyone experiences pain throughout their life. While pain is a natural bodily function, what …

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November is International Nerve Pain Awareness Month

Nerve Pain is Debilitating for Millions of People The world is full of chronic pain conditions that impact people’s lives in various ways. Things that were once easy become increasingly difficult. People can no longer do the things that brought them joy. Their overall quality of life drastically reduces. However, in the month of November, there is one form of …

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Why is Swimming Good for Chronic Pain?

Swimming is a Helpful Low-Impact Exercise From back pain and arthritis to leg pain and fibromyalgia, millions of Americans suffer from chronic pain daily. Each case is different. Whether this pain is the result of an accident or a disease, what your pain management will look like might differ significantly from someone else. However, in almost all cases, this chronic …

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Why is Good Posture Important?

Good Posture Prevents Chronic Pain and Protects Your Health Everyone has more than likely heard, “Stand up straight,” or “Don’t slouch” at least once before. While slouching does not seem like such a harmful thing, it can cause plenty of problems in your back and throughout your body. Having good posture can help prevent chronic pain, plus give you plenty …

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Treating Pain with Heat and Cold Therapy

Both the Heat and Cold Can Relieve Pain Millions of Americans suffer from chronic pain. Whether back pain, leg pain, arthritis, or some other condition, pain impacts your life in various ways. Often, chronic pain causes people to miss work. It also affects their mood and overall quality of life. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways you can treat your …

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Can Sleep Deprivation Worsen Your Chronic Pain?

Lack of Sleep Can Lead to Increased Pain For millions of Americans across the country, chronic pain is a regular part of their lives. While some cases may be minor, others experience excruciating pain that makes simple tasks, such as getting out of bed or tying their shoes, next to impossible. Your pain may be the result of a host …

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Degenerative Disc Disease: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

As You Age, Your Spinal Discs Start to Wear Down As we have spoken about time and time again, your back is incredibly complex. It contains 33 bones, which are known as vertebrae, countless muscles, ligaments, and more. With so many parts needing to come together, a whole host of things can lead to injuries and chronic back pain. Whether …

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Helping Loved Ones Dealing with Chronic Pain

Chronic Pain Impacts Family Dynamics We have spoken ad nauseam about the dangers and affects chronic pain has on the lives of those afflicted with it. After all, more often than not, it hinders their ability to complete everyday activities. Things as simple as cooking, driving a car, and walking upstairs can seem impossible. While the effects of chronic pain …

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How Exercise Can Help Chronic Pain

Exercise is an Excellent Way to Help Manage Pain Pain permeates throughout the lives of virtually everyone around the world. Whether you suffer from acute pain or chronic pain, you will likely experience pain in some form in your life. It’s a natural part of life. Pain is your body’s way of letting you know that something is wrong. While …

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How Chronic Pain Affects Depression

Symptoms of Depression Often Worsen With Chronic Pain For better or for worse, pain is a natural part of life. Everyone has experienced pain at least once, even if it’s something as minor as a paper cut. However, there are those that suffer from constant pain. Chronic pain affects roughly 50 million U.S. adults. This pain is often debilitating, keeping …