Category Archives: Pain Management

Being More Flexible with People with Chronic Pain Promotes Their Mental Health: Study

Dealing with chronic pain can be incredibly challenging, and it may seem impossible to find ways for it not to impact your mental health. However, a recent study has suggested that being flexible when dealing with people suffering from chronic pain could be key to promoting their mental health. By making accommodations where possible to here to read more

Have a Plan to Help with Back Pain

Back pain is a common ailment that has a variety of causes. In some cases, it’s caused by an acute injury, while in most others, it is a result of weakness or sedentary living. A simple movement, like bending at the hips to tie your shoe or pick up a delivered parcel, can cause you here to read more

Exercise May Can Help Ease the Pain in Arthritic Knees

If you’ve got sore knees caused by osteoarthritis, you may be apprehensive about exercise. Don’t be. Strengthening the muscles around the joints can ease pain and restore quality to your life. New research has found that even short bouts of exercise can help to reduce knee pain from osteoarthritis and improve range of motion. Knee here to read more


So, You’ve Started Pickleball…

If pickleball isn’t the great equalizer, it’s hard to say what is. The sport allows the young and old, professional and amateur, and men and women to all get on the court at the same time to play each other. It is the fastest-growing sport in America, and it’s become prevalent among older folks. It here to read more

Fixing Brain Communication with Body May Help with Lower Back Pain: Study

New research suggests that fixing lower back pain could happen by altering how the brain and body communicate. Hundreds of millions of people worldwide suffer from lower back pain and are familiar with standard treatments, including shots, surgery, medications, and spinal manipulations. However, this new research suggests a new technique that doesn’t involve drugs or here to read more

Is Humidity Affecting Your Arthritis?

Weather and arthritis pain have been associated for a long time. When it gets cold, rainy, humid, or the barometric pressure rises, many report that symptoms get worse. And now that much of the continent (and world) is in a humid heat wave, symptoms might be getting worse. Now the heat isn’t typically associated with here to read more

Mindful Meditation Reduces Pain by Interrupting the Communication between Brain Areas Involved in Pain

Mindful meditation has been shown to be an effective way to reduce pain. This is because it interrupts the communication between the different regions of the brain that are involved in the experience of pain. By learning how to focus attention on one’s breath and bodily sensations, people can train their brains to better deal here to read more