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    Protect Your Job During COVID-19

    How to Protect Your Job During COVID-19 if You Have a Chronic Illness

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    The COVID-19 pandemic has taught us that social distancing is the most effective way to stay healthy. Businesses have closed for most employees but not for essential workers. What happens if you are one...
    Surviving Covid-19 with Chronic Pain

    How People with Chronic Pain Are Surviving COVID-19

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    You don’t have to be an epidemiologist to know that the coronavirus pandemic has been hard on everyone. Loss of employment and disruption of routines have affected millions of people around the world. But...
    Telehealth for Chronic Pain

    Telehealth for Chronic Pain: Urgent in Time of Covid-19

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    During the COVID-19 crisis, telehealth for chronic pain can make medical care safer and easier for patients who suffer from it. Just a few months ago, this option wasn’t available at all to pain...
    Chronic Illness Blog starting a blog

    How My Chronic Illness Blog Helped My Chronic Pain

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    My journey with chronic illness has spanned over half my life. As a young teen, I received diagnoses for multiple mental health issues, including Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), major depression and anxiety. To this...
    gluten and painful joints

    Should I try a Gluten-Free Diet for Rheumatoid Arthritis?

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    Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) can cause swelling, pain and discomfort, all of which can worsen over time if not treated with proper medication, physical therapy, diet and exercise. RA is the most common type of autoimmune...
    Joint Protection Principles for rheumatoid arthritis

    Joint Protection Principles Proven To Minimize Rheumatoid Arthritis Hand Pain

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    Joint protection principles are simple and effective tools you can use to decrease pain and increase the ease of doing everyday activities. Cynthia Hill, who is an occupational therapist, has personally used these joint...
    financial security after surgery

    Ensure Your Financial Security After Expensive Surgery

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    Medical costs have the potential to add up quickly, and this is doubly true if you require surgery. In this kind of situation, you might have to seek financing, borrowing money the way you...
    chronic illness in the elderly

    5 Chronic Illness Management Tips for the Elderly

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    A whopping 80% of older adults have at least one chronic health problem, while 77% suffer from at least two. These conditions, including heart disease, cancer, and diabetes, are also the leading deaths of...
    sports you can play with chronic pain

    7 Sports You Can Play With Chronic Pain

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    If you suffer from chronic pain, exercise may be the last thing on your mind. But movement is often a potent medicine. For people with certain afflictions — like degenerative disc disease — remaining...
    mantra for pain relief

    5 Mantras for Pain Management

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    When you live with chronic pain, you often look for ways to manage pain throughout the day. Finding simple, gentle pain management techniques are helpful for many people, such as gentle stretches and calming...
    upgrade home with chronic pain

    Reducing Pain by Enhancing Your Home: 5 Strategies

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    Around 50 million adults suffer from chronic pain in the U.S. If you're one of the many people who has to deal with this condition, making upgrades to your home can significantly increase your...
    The Tapping Solution for Pain Relief

    Tapping For Pain Relief: Does it Work?

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    Mental and psychological factors can play a huge role in chronic pain. We still don't have a perfect way to measure pain, especially because there is a large emotional aspect to it. This...
    Supplements for Chronic Pain

    Do Supplements for Chronic Pain Actually Work?

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    Having chronic pain is hard - really hard - and trying to understand your treatment options is often overwhelming. You may feel especially daunted when researching supplements for chronic pain, where the sheer volume...
    gift ideas for chronic pain

    Pain Resource Holiday Gift Ideas for Chronic Pain 2019

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    The holidays are here and if you’re anything like me, you haven’t even started shopping yet! Living with chronic pain and an autoimmune disorder takes up a lot of my energy, but I still...
    gratitude during holidays

    How to Feel Grateful During the Holidays with Chronic Pain

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    With Thanksgiving rapidly approaching and the holiday season kicking off, it can be common to see people practicing gratitude. However, finding gratitude is easier said than done when you live with chronic pain.  My first...
    Back Pain

    When to Worry About Lower Back Pain

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    More than 80 percent of Americans experience lower back pain at some point in their lives. For most of us, mild back discomfort is just a part of the aging process. However, for some people,...
    coffee and chronic pain

    Coffee and Chronic Pain: Does It Help or Hurt?

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    If you're a one-cup-of-coffee in the morning person, a shot-of-espresso-in-the-afternoon kind of soul, or even a non-coffee drinker, you might be interested in the connection between coffee and chronic pain. Research has always been back...

    Review: Overcoming Pain Based on EMDR App

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    Back in 2012, I had spinal fusion surgery. 17 of my vertebrae ended up being connected by titanium rods and screws. I had pain before the surgery, but afterward, I had to relearn how...
    Management of Chronic Low Back Pain

    7 Tips for the Management of Chronic Low Back Pain

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    Chronic lower back pain affects millions of Americans each year. Whether it’s mild discomfort from sitting too long at work, or severe, disrupting pain, there’s nothing enjoyable about it. This type of pain is expensive,...
    Traditional Chinese Medicine

    Traditional Chinese Medicine for Chronic Pain

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    In the aftermath of the opioid crisis, both doctors and patients are looking to safer pain management alternatives. This has fueled renewed research into traditional Chinese medicine. Used for thousands of years, Chinese medical...
    Living With Pain

    5 Essential Principles for Living With Pain

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    Chronic pain affects millions of Americans each year. But people living with chronic pain know that pain is more than just physical discomfort. It can affect your appetite, sleep, behavior, and even thoughts. Living...
    Worst Foods For Joint Pain

    These Are The 5 Worst Foods For Joint Pain

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    Joint pain is a common health problem that can affect your range of motion, strength, and overall well-being. Oftentimes, injury or arthritis are the leading causes of joint pain. However, your diet can also...
    chronic pain and sex

    Steps To Take If Chronic Pain Is Impacting Your Sex Life

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    While the words pain and sex aren’t two that we hope to group together, there is a connection between the two that deserves to be evaluated. Sex is an essential component of a healthy...
    Meditation for Chronic Pain

    How To Add Meditation For Chronic Pain Into Your Life

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    In addition to the severe physical symptoms, living with chronic pain can significantly impact your mental health. As you spend more time and energy managing your pain levels, you may find the amount of...