There are more than 100 different forms of arthritis, and each one is painful and can make daily activities difficult to complete. If you have arthritis in your hands, thumbs, or fingers, many tasks can become impossible to do without pain and frustration from limited movement. Although prescription pain relievers and anti-inflammatory drugs can help, the side effects can be unpleasant.
Have you tried everything for your back pain and nothing works? Have you been in pain for months at a time with no relief? You may want to talk to your doctor about having an epidural shot. It's a fairly simple procedure and you're given medicine to numb the area beforehand. What follows is what to expect from the procedure.
Chronic pain isn’t just painful. It’s an obstacle that can stop you from living your day-to-day life, and doing the things that you want to do. I’ve struggled with issues related to arthritis, inflammation, and chronic pain for a long time. Essential oils are tools in my pain relief toolbox that have successfully helped me to get pain relief.
Do you know there are numerous benefits to taking milk thistle for the liver? Anti-inflammatory medication can damage your liver, milk thistle can help to counteract the effects of medications on your liver. Here's everything to know about taking milk thistle.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.