Chronic Pain Guilt

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.

Turmeric vs Curcumin

When taking herbs for pain and inflammation, people are confused if they should take turmeric or curcumin.

Do you have chronic pain or tightness in your muscles? Do you struggle with inflammatory problems in your back, knees, or other parts of the body? It might be time to start using turmeric. Or, you might want to use curcumin. This is your turmeric vs curcumin guide.

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.

Best Herbs for Back Pain

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.

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.

Cedarwood Essential Oil Benefits and Uses

Embedded inside the scraps of wood that come from cedar trees is a special cedarwood oil that contains numerous natural health benefits.

Pain Treatment

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.

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.

Pain Treatment

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.

Natural Pain Relief

Pain is, unfortunately, something that we all have to deal with from time to time. However, many people would rather not develop a relationship with pharmaceutical drugs and try to lean toward the "natural pain relief" path whenever possible.

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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.