Chronic pain is a universal problem prevalent among the elderly, with nearly 5 million people above 65 years in constant pain. The lower back, knees, legs, and hips are the common pain locations in the elderly. Chronic pain is immensely personal, and it's often difficult for someone else to … [Read more...] about The Silent Epidemic of Chronic Pain in the Elderly
Pain is the body's natural response to injury, disease, or other conditions. It is a warning signal that something is wrong and needs attention. Pain can be acute or chronic and can be caused by various factors such as surgery, injury, arthritis, or cancer. Pain can be debilitating and can … [Read more...] about Understanding Different Pain Management Techniques
Are you aware that someone has a stroke every forty seconds in the United States alone? Additionally, someone dies in an attack every 3.5 seconds on your clock! These data are among the most concerning in recent memory regarding fatality rates and the prevalence of strokes. Many individuals do, … [Read more...] about What To Do If I Have Pain After A Stroke?
Do you endure chronic pain on a regular basis, so much so that it hinders your daily life? And are you tired of OTC and prescription pain medications that barely put a dent in your nerve pain, and come with other unpleasant side effects? These side effects may require other medications to counter … [Read more...] about Sympathetic Nerve Blocks for Pain Management
Chronic pain is one of the most common health issues that affect people all across the world. It can feel like shooting pain, or a dull ache. Sometimes, you can feel a throbbing, squeezing pain, or an unexplainable stiffness. While chronic pain may come and go for some people, others experience … [Read more...] about What are the Long-Term Effects of Chronic Pain?
Chronic pain affects millions of lives across the world. In the United States, 50 million adults have chronic pain while 19.6 million have high chronic pain. Medics have defined chronic pain as pain that exceeds three to six months. Despite chronic pain impacting millions of lives, … [Read more...] about Debunking Myths About Chronic Pain
Depending on whom you ask about joint pain, you may get that old adage "Joint pain is a young man's game and an old man's pain." But if you ask a high school football player, cheerleader, or a middle-aged crossing guard or secretary, pain does not discriminate and anyone can suffer from chronic … [Read more...] about 5 Tips for Traveling Comfortably with Joint Pain
There is a reason that upwards of 80 percent of all adults will experience lower back pain at some point in their lives. Much of it has to do with the anatomy of the lower (lumbar) spine. This area bears much of the weight of the upper body before transferring it to the pelvis. This includes the … [Read more...] about Lower Back Pain Could Mean More than You Think
Serious sailors know that a small amount of rust on a boat can become a much bigger problem if it is not addressed quickly. The same applies to pain. Left untreated, it can become worse, become chronic and sometimes spread to other areas of the body. Chronic pain is generally defined as anything … [Read more...] about How Chronic Pain Spreads