What Does Chronic Pain Mean?
Katarina Zulak
Katarina Zulak
September 24, 2018
What does chronic pain mean? While it is hard to describe how chronic pain feels in words, there is a way to explain it with visual metaphors.

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Yoga for Chronic Pain

Using Yoga for Chronic Pain Relief

While it isn’t an overnight cure, yoga for pain relief is very powerful. It may even be one of the best ways to counteract damage caused by chronic pain.
21 found this helpful by Angela Finlay and Krystina Ostermeyer on October 4, 2017
Herbs for Chronic Pain

11 Herbal Anti-Inflammatory Remedies for Managing Chronic Pain

Medicinal treatments may help manage chronic pain, but they are not your only options. These herbs for chronic pain can help ease inflammation and pain.
63 found this helpful by Lana Barhum on March 28, 2017
Trying Acupuncture for Chronic Pain Treatment

Trying Acupuncture for Chronic Pain Treatment

Since medication often causes significant side effects, acupuncture for chronic pain is an attractive, side-effect-free treatment option.
42 found this helpful by Katarina Zulak on October 31, 2016
Laughter for Pain Relief

Laughter for Pain Relief: Does It Really Work?

When you think about it, there really is no movement or feeling quite like laughter. Learn how laughter for pain relief works and what it can do for you.
8 found this helpful by Angela Finlay on February 22, 2016
Natural Supplements for Chronic Pain

Natural Supplements for Chronic Pain

If you suffer from chronic pain, have you considered using natural supplements? Herbs and natural supplements have a safer profile than prescription drugs.
63 found this helpful by Brenda Vanta on August 29, 2014
Massage for Chronic Pain

Massage for Chronic Pain

Research studies show that massage clearly decreases pain. People with chronic pain often suffer from muscle and joint pain, which responds well to massage.
25 found this helpful by Donna Schwontkowski on August 25, 2014
Acupressure for Chronic Pain

Acupressure for Chronic Pain

Acupressure points are the same points that Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) specialists target when they treat patients with acupuncture needles.
61 found this helpful by Donna Schwontkowski on August 6, 2014
Pain Medication for Chronic Pain

Avoid Overusing Pain Meds

The pain medications should only be taken for a short time period for chronic pain. This is a rule of the medical profession not many people know about.
48 found this helpful by Donna Schwontkowski on July 3, 2014
Epidural Injections for Chronic Pain

Marlene’s Epidural Injections

Often, epidural injections provide enough relief from severe pain to let a patient progress through a rehabilitative stretching and exercise program.
14 found this helpful by Marlene Wallace on June 24, 2014
Alternative Health Care

Alternative Care Providers

As a chronic pain sufferer, I can honestly say that my alternative health care providers are my “life savers”!
42 found this helpful by Marlene Wallace on June 18, 2014