Pain is a warning sign and a normal body reaction to an injury or illness. When the injury or illness heals, you stop experiencing pain. However, for many people, pain doesn’t go away but continues despite medications and other treatments. Such long-standing pain that carries on for longer than 4 weeks is called chronic pain.
What do you do if you have just undergone surgery and are feeling a great deal of pain? If you’re unsure about your next steps, consider post-operative pain management. These treatment programs are available to help you recover from your procedure and return to living your life to the fullest. Let’s explore more about pain
Chronic pain affects more than just your body – it affects your mental state, emotions, and quality of life. While everyone deals with chronic pain differently, there are a few steps one can follow to make living life with chronic pain just a little bit easier. Let’s discuss the five steps to dealing with chronic
Pain— particularly chronic pain— is thought to be the “scourge of mankind.” It has the power to bring down even the toughest people. Nonetheless, it doesn’t have to be a fact of life. If you’re suffering from chronic pain, did you know that an anti-inflammatory diet could be one of your keys to living well
During the winter months, cold weather can exacerbate pain, particularly in the joints. As temperatures get lower, blood circulation to our extremities decreases, causing muscles to spasm and aches to set in. Fortunately, pain during winter is not inevitable. There are many ways to manage and reduce cold-induced pain. Here are a few tips for
Pain, regardless of its cause, can render people unable to do— and find enjoyment in— the things they love. Fortunately, pain management exists to help people with all types of pain (acute, persistent, chronic, and intractable) effectively regain their normal function and achieve a sense of well-being without reliance on medications. If you’re on this