Lateral Release Surgery What to Expect

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

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.

Heating Pad for Neck and Lower Back Pain Relief

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.

Pain Treatment

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.

 

Pain Relief Strategies

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 and Treatments

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.

Pain Treatment

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.

 

How to Get Bunion Pain Relief

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.

Best Pillows for Neck Pain Relief

The right pillow can make all the difference when it comes to neck pain. Millions of Americans suffer from chronic or occasional neck pain. Over half of working adults in the U.S. admit to suffering from neck pain at least once in the past year. When the pain travels down into the lower back, it is also the leading cause of disability worldwide.

How to Use a TENS unit

I love my TENS unit. It's one of my front line weapons for my back pain relief. If you've never used a TENS unit, read on. I'll tell you what it is, how it treats pain, and how to use TENS to get relief from back pain.

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About Me

Pain Relief

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.