Pain is our body’s way of getting our attention quickly, alerting us to a problem.
When you're in pain, it seems like nothing else matters more than making the pain go away.
Pain management becomes all-consuming depending on the level of pain you're experiencing.
This section of the site identifies, with basic information in a clinical format, what types of pain you're experiencing and common treatments.
What is chronic pain? Almost everyone has heard the term; however understanding whether or not they suffer from it is a different story.
Chronic pain is persistent, nonstop pain. Those that suffer from a chronic type of pain usually experience it all the time.
They don’t have the type of pain that flares up and goes away, and usually they will always need some type of treatment throughout their lives in order to cope with even the mundane tasks of daily life.
Ankle pain is especially frustrating because it complicates everyday activities including walking and standing. Ankle pain even makes it difficult to wear the shoes you normally would have no problem wearing. While foot pain varies, ankle pain is actually a common type of pain and is often caused by injury.
Those who suffer from back pain suffer from one of the most brutal and irritating types of pain. Often this is a type of pain that will flare up from time to time and then go away, making it frustrating to treat.
In addition, back pain is difficult to soothe.
You can try to massage the pain on your own, but may fail because of the location.
Some medications may only be barely effective.
The following information can help you to understand, begin to manage, and start to treat your back pain.
A surprisingly large number of people suffer from foot pain. It is one the most common pain related injuries today. Why? Because individuals put a lot of stress on their feet everyday. Simply standing can cause foot pain. Anyone that is athletic often suffers from foot pain because of frequent over use. Many diseases are linked to foot problems. Therefore, it is important that anyone with foot pain understand this common type of pain and do their part to prevent it or at least protect their feet in the event of injury. Here are some things that will be helpful to understand when it comes to foot problems.
One of the most common foot problems today is called plantar fasciitis. It is pronounced PLAN-TER FA-SHE-I-TIS. This foot problem is the number one complaint that podiatrist deal with in their offices today and it involves heel pain. Those that suffer from this problem are constantly in pain because of a problem that is difficult to treat and difficult to understand. However, not all cases of heel pain are caused by plantar fasciitis. Some are different heel injuries. Therefore, diagnosis and treatment can be difficult so it is important to understand the cause of these problems and learn how to treat them and prevent the pain.
I’m the Lady in Pain, welcome! I’m Sophie, and I have been in pain of various types and severity most of my life. I love helping others that are struggling with ways to alleviate their pain as I’ve tried almost everything myself.
My favorite things include cozy mysteries, pain free days that get me outside, and cake. I hope you’ll find something to help you from my arsenal of pain relief attempts. Many have helped me, and I hope to save you from wasting your money on those that didn’t.