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How Do I Manage Crohn’s Disease?

If you or a loved one has been recently diagnosed or has lived with Crohn's disease for a while now, you know how life-changing...

Why Taking NSAIDs for Back Pain Isn’t a Long-Term Solution

A journey with chronic back pain is usually accompanied by anti inflammatory medications like NSAIDs (nonsteroidal anti inflammatory drugs). While they do provide temporary pain...

Quick Guide to Acupuncture for Back Pain

If you have chronic back pain, it is likely that you have tried at least half a dozen techniques and treatments to help and...

What is Ankylosing Spondylitis?

Ankylosing spondylitis is likely a term that you haven’t heard before unless you’ve been diagnosed with the condition. It's a condition that affects roughly 1 in...

How to Battle Insomnia Caused by Chronic Pain

Sleep is essential. It’s the time when your body gets the much-needed rest it needs to recover, heal, and stay healthy. Unfortunately, people with...

5 Top Foods that Cause Inflammation

Chronic inflammation can lead to long term health issues such as chronic pain, tissue damage, cancer, obesity, asthma, heart disease, rheumatoid arthritis, type 2...

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...

Going Back to School with Chronic Pain 101

If you're a student, this is an exciting time of year for you. You're ready to return to school, springtime is mere weeks away...

A Look at the Facts: What is Fibromyalgia?

Often misdiagnosed and misunderstood, fibromyalgia is a common condition. People with this condition experience widespread muscle and joint pain as well as intense fatigue. But just...

Kratom for Chronic Pain: Is It Effective and Legal?

Combatting chronic pain is an ongoing battle. As the interest in natural options continues to grow, so does the popularity of kratom. Kratom for chronic pain is...

It’s a Family Holiday Affair: Joint-Friendly Fitness Ideas

Let’s face it: most of us don’t plan our holiday family activities around working out. Some of us might have the fleeting thought that...

Don’t Be Grinch-y: Asking for Holiday Help with Chronic Pain

 As a chronic pain sufferer, the holidays can seem more fretful than festive. A few days ago, I wrote about coping with holiday stress...

4 Conditions That Can Make Skin Sensitive to Touch

You may be experiencing a condition that leaves your skin sensitive to touch. It can be hard to figure out why your skin feels...

Tips for Managing Holiday Stress with Chronic Pain

‘Twas weeks before Christmas, and your achy body feels the pressures. Shopping, parties, family visits and emotional holiday stressors. There’s no denying the holiday season...

6 Tips to Help Reclaim Life with Chronic Pain

When you live with chronic pain, you likely keep an eye out for new and unique ways to manage your pain. From distracting yourself...

10 Holiday Gifts for Those with Chronic Pain

Holiday shopping season is in full swing, and the lists continue to grow: to-do lists, gift lists and wish lists. It can be challenging...