The number of people in America who experience back pain, especially lower back pain, each day exceeds 30 million.
While there are many medications available, they can often be extremely expensive with numerous side effects. That's why more people are trying herbs for back pain that help relieve discomfort and other issues. If you're looking for back pain relief, some remedies are right in your kitchen. Read on to learn about some of the best herbs for back pain.
Guilt often accompanies a diagnosis of chronic pain. When your life changes so drastically, and you can’t do the things you used to, it’s all too easy to become consumed by guilt and other negative feelings. We may hesitate to commit to plans, or worry that our families feel overburdened with our care.
Do you suffer from knee pain that goes beyond just a sore knee? If so, you may need lateral release surgery. If you're thinking about the surgery (also known as a lateral retinacular procedure), read on to find out what you can expect. I successfully had a lateral release performed which helped postpone further surgery.
What is chronic pain? For those that suffer with chronic pain, it's torture...persistent, nonstop pain. Those that suffer from a chronic type of pain usually experience it all the time.
Chronic pain sufferers 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. This post explains the basics of what it is, how to identify it over acute pain, what some of the causes of chronic pain are, and some of the treatments.
A heating pad can help relieve both neck and lower back pain. Back pain accounts for 264 million work days lost every year in America. That means that if you're in pain right now, you're in good company. If you've been suffering from back pain it can feel like you've tried everything to make it go away. Read on to learn how to use a heating pad for neck and lower back pain relief.
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.
Many battles have been fought and won, but a not a single side was ever victorious because of one soldier’s actions. Would a military leader ever send a single soldier into a battle to win it? No, and as a chronic pain sufferer, you’re in a fight against pain every day of your life. You need multiple strategies for pain management to live your life to the fullest.
Degenerative joint disease, also called osteoarthritis or OA, is a common condition. As people age, joints undergo a lot of wear and tear where the cartilage in the joint, that serves as the joint “cushion” thins and deteriorates. Chronic, repetitive motions inflame joints and damages precious cartilage over the years. Any joint can become degenerative, but the hips, knees, hands, and the spine are the most commonly affected. I have it in all of those places.
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.
Bunions are painful and unsightly, and incredibly common. About a quarter of all adults suffer from bunions (me included). But is surgery the only option for relieving bunion pain? I’ve had quite a few surgeries and just can’t get on board for yet another one, so I treat my bunion pain with home treatments to relieve the pain. In this post, I’ll discuss the many different, and inexpensive products and methods you can use to relieve bunion pain and either delay or avoid surgery altogether.
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.