Entries tagged with “Chronic Pain”
“I bathe a few times a week. Sometimes every day. In my old tub with my plastic-bag pillow. Telling my body that it’s okay to relax. To soothe. Letting it know that things will finally be okay.”
Here are 15 affirmations for powerful healing support.
The repetitive movements you make every day can be a big factor in aggravating, or even causing, pain in the neck, shoulders, and upper back. Try these four stretches from chiropractor Dr. Amy Shevokas to find relief.
That chronic back pain is a message from your body. Are you listening? These 5 questions will help you gain insight.
A spinal surgeon shares how to relieve chronic back pain without going under the knife.
Understanding the dimensions of pain and the neuroscience behind it is an empowering recovery tool.
Are you just imagining your chronic pain?
The surprising reason why some chronic pain patients act like they don't want to get better—and how to help them.
So what's it like to be a bee sting therapist?
The best way to deal with pain is to figure out how to move through it
Beth Darnall talks to Rami about making life adjustments to manage chronic pain.
Two alternative approaches offer hope to those suffering from chronic pain.
Cope with a chronic illness diagnosis through small, mindful changes to your everyday routine. “Chronic illness is just one iota, one tiny ingredient that can be added to the cosmic mixture of what makes up a human.”
Searching for relief beyond pain medication? “The flare-up continues to grip me all over, but I don’t resist.”
Once you start to listen to the sensations in your body, it allows for healing to take place.
Thanks to all those who joined our Chronic Pain Twitter chat on May 21, 2014. We heard from patients, health care professionals, and readers about their personal stories of living …
Unlock the fear-avoidance trap to step out of the cycle of suffering. Hypervigilance to pain can trap you in continued chronic pain.
A novel study found that patients who practice meditation and mindfulness experience better sleep and relaxation patterns and have a more accepting outlook toward living with a long-term illness.
A new generation of researchers is getting inside the mind of chronic pain—and unlocking powerful psychotherapies against what might be the nation’s biggest health crisis.
Getting a good night’s sleep can seem like an impossible dream for those in chronic pain. And to make matters worse, the situation tends to worsen over time, resulting in a never-e…