Managing Medication: The Practical Advice You Need to Know

If you deal with chronic pain, you probably deal with medication. You know it’s important to understand your prescription drugs and remember to take them. What you may not know is the best ways to organize medication, keep track of prescriptions and dispose of unneeded pills. Here are frequently asked questions about managing medication: How can I … Read more

Spotlight on 3 Valuable Pain Awareness Groups

Since September is Pain Awareness Month, we’re highlighting three more important pain awareness organizations: U.S. Pain Foundation, For Grace, and the group that started Pain Awareness Month, American Chronic Pain Association. A few months ago, we told you that pain awareness groups were founded to help you and your loved ones connect with others experiencing chronic pain. … Read more

Managing the Fear of Prescription Drug Addiction

Doctors prescribe more painkillers today than they ever have – with primary care providers accounting for about half of opioid pain relievers dispensed, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). With all the media attention – and untimely celebrity deaths – related to pain medication, it’s not surprising that chronic pain patients may have … Read more

Prince

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Prince, who died in April at age 57, sang openly about emotional anguish—and about sex, religion, race, and nearly every other challenging topic. But despite that openness in his music, Prince kept his own excruciating pain private. His death from an accidental fentanyl overdose devastated millions of fans. From some celebrities, an overdose wouldn’t have … Read more

The Important Benefits of Stretching for Pain Relief

The Important Benefits of Stretching for Pain Relief

What if there was an easy way to help ease your pain every day that didn’t cost a thing, could be tailored to your needs and could be done in your home? Would you be interested? If so, you need to start stretching for pain relief. Many people find stretching reduces pain and allows them … Read more