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living with someone with chronic pain

3 Tips for Living with Someone with Chronic Pain

Living with someone with chronic pain can come with unique challenges. Even if you do not deal with chronic illnesses, having a roommate or spouse who does can require you to think things over...
neuropathic pain in lower back

How Is My Peripheral Neuropathy Causing Lower Back Pain?

Almost all adults struggle with lower back pain at some point in their lives. There are many causes of this chronic lower back pain, from nerve or joint damage to chronic disease to simple...
bad chronic pain days

10 Things To Do When You’re Stuck in Bed on a Bad Pain Day

Chronic pain sufferers know that, while it affects everyone differently, everyone has a bad pain day every now and then. On days like this, there's really no way to leave your bed, and we...
chronic pain support groups

How to Connect with Chronic Pain Support Groups

Living in chronic pain can be isolating. Pain can restrict your daily activities, drain your energy, and leave you feeling disconnected from the rest of the world. Connecting with chronic pain support groups can...
common mistakes in pain management

7 Common Mistakes in Pain Management

There are only so many ways your health care team can help you with your pain management. Much of your management strategy depends on how well you treat yourself. Let's look at 7 common...
ease chronic pain

5 Simple Ways to Ease Chronic Pain

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PmjnI_DulLY&feature=youtu.beThe CDC recently announced that nearly 50 million Americans suffer from chronic pain. That’s 20% of the adult-age population. However, between the recent opioid crisis and concerns over pain medications, solving the challenge of...
chronic pain in the workplace

Practical Tips for Managing Chronic Pain in the Workplace

Unless you live with chronic pain, it’s impossible to understand how far it reaches into every aspect of your life. It’s not only about managing the physical pain and your mental health. It's also...
military members with chronic pain

Fighting Pain: Military Members with Chronic Pain

Members of the United States military serve our country to protect us and our freedom. Once they return home as veterans, we celebrate them and thank them for our service. But it's crucial that...
why you shouldn't ignore chronic pain

Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Chronic Pain

According to the National Institute of Health, over 25 million adults in the United States (over 11%) experience pain every day for a duration of at least 3 months. What's more, almost 40 million adults in...
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10 Must-Knows: What Life is Like with Chronic Pain

September is Pain Awareness Month, a time to raise awareness of chronic pain and common management practices. It's also a time for those of us who live with it to illustrate what life is like...