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  • Pain is hard to deal with, even in the best of times. But during a move? Nigh impossible, right? Wrong. Here's how to make your move easier, even while you deal with chronic pain.

    How to Move House With Chronic Pain

    How to Move House With Chronic Pain

    by Kymberly Fergusson2

  • Back and neck pain may in part be caused by your driving habits. Simple adjustments to the seat in your car as well as your posture can help. Also: learn how to use gravity to ease the pain.

    Cure and Prevent Back and Neck Pain  From Driving

    Cure and Prevent Back and Neck Pain From Driving

    by Juliette Kando FI Chor4

  • A headache, known by the medical term cephalalgia, is pain located in the head or neck area, but not all headaches are created equal. There are several different types of headaches, but this article will focus on tension-type headaches and the effects of stress.

    The Relationship Between Headaches and Stress

    The Relationship Between Headaches and Stress

    by Melissa Flagg COA OSC14

  • You've been working at the computer. You go to move the mouse, and your hand starts to twitch and cramp. You wonder if these might be symptoms of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. Or, at least, that's a thought that pops in your mind. You just wonder why...

    Why Does My Hand Cramp and Twitch? Is It Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

    Why Does My Hand Cramp and Twitch? Is It Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

    by NathaNater8

  • Research is currently divided; the link between chronic pain and vitamin D is not yet proven. However, chronic pain sufferers who are deficient in vitamin D may benefit from supplements.

    Vitamin D Deficiency and Pain

    Vitamin D Deficiency and Pain

    by Kymberly Fergusson11

  • Chronic pain sufferers frequently deal with anxiety and depression. I have found a better quality of life, and even pain relief, through therapeutic writing and meditational prayer.

    Write and Pray Through Chronic Pain

    Write and Pray Through Chronic Pain

    by Miriam Selle Nazario1

  • Learn how to manage chronic pain, with tips for your mind and your body. Actively seek to reduce your pain and stress, increase happiness and enjoy life!

    Reduce Pain Naturally

    Reduce Pain Naturally

    by Kymberly Fergusson7

  • Problems with your TMJ can be painful and long-lasting. Find out what causes it, symptoms, and treatments that may help ease the pain. If you think you have TMD, go see a professional for proper treatment for the best success.

    Temporomandibular Joint Disorder: My Experience

    Temporomandibular Joint Disorder: My Experience

    by Lisa3

  • Your neck and shoulder pain may be the result of tension—or it may be caused by a serious disk problem. You need effective and safe measures to help relieve the pain.

    How to Fix a Stiff Neck or Shoulders

    How to Fix a Stiff Neck or Shoulders

    by Kate Swanson95

  • Portable TENS units use electronic pulses to relax muscles and reduce pain. This is my experience using an electronic pulse massager to manage my back pain.

    Do Portable TENS Units Work for Pain Relief?

    Do Portable TENS Units Work for Pain Relief?

    by Learn Things Web5

  • Do you think work stress is the cause of your migraine? If you work in a place with a lot of fluorescent lighting, the lights could be the blame for your headaches, not just your workload.

    Fluorescent Lights and Migraine Headaches

    Fluorescent Lights and Migraine Headaches

    by Megan Machucho0

  • If your joints pop and crack with each step you take, there is nothing to worry about unless you are experiencing pain.

    What Causes Popping Joints?

    What Causes Popping Joints?

    by LauraGSpeaks18

  • Fully illustrated, body-friendly design of the Floor Desk, plus videos to get rid of RSI (repetitive strain injury) from daily computer use.

    How to Cure RSI With a Floor Desk

    How to Cure RSI With a Floor Desk

    by Juliette Kando FI Chor25

  • Massage is a natural way to ease many health concerns. Stress, poor body alignment, overwork, and injury can all be mitigated through different types of massage on various points of the body.

    Healing Benefits of Pressure Point Massage

    Healing Benefits of Pressure Point Massage

    by Deborah Demander5

  • This article discusses what migraines are, the science behind how they occur, as well as what triggers them.

    The Science Behind Migraines

    The Science Behind Migraines

    by Melissa Flagg COA OSC2

  • Chronic calf pain can keep you from enjoying the sport of running. Find out what causes this type of pain and how you can treat it at home. This article is based on my personal experience.

    How to Treat Chronic Calf Pain From Running

    How to Treat Chronic Calf Pain From Running

    by charlesspock8

  • The medical term for the collarbone is the clavicle. Pain in the clavicle can be due to a variety of causes, some of which are more serious than others.

    Clavicle (Collarbone) Pain

    Clavicle (Collarbone) Pain

    by Sree Vani0

  • Anyone can suddenly experience inner thigh pain. It lasts anywhere from a few minutes to a few hours. Pain varies in intensity and character. It may be felt as a stabbing pain over the affected area

    Inner Thigh Pain

    Inner Thigh Pain

    by Sree Vani2

  • Neuropathic pain is chronic pain that is due to injury or disease of the somatosensory nervous system.

    What Is Neuropathic Pain?

    What Is Neuropathic Pain?

    by Simon Lam4

  • Life can throw us a curve ball sometimes. It’s up to us whether we want to let it keep going or hit it out of the park. Learn about my experience with this disease and how I've been able to manage it.

    When Rheumatoid Arthritis Struck With a Vengeance!

    When Rheumatoid Arthritis Struck With a Vengeance!

    by Lorelei Nettles0

  • These gift ideas for people living with chronic pain can help bring comfort and relief from the aches and strains associated with some illnesses and injuries.

    Gifts for People Living With Chronic Pain

    Gifts for People Living With Chronic Pain

    by Sadie Holloway0

  • Most people are not good at describing pain. I hope to help you learn the language to talk about your pain and symptoms with your doctor or other medical provider.

    How to Talk to Your Doctor About Pain

    How to Talk to Your Doctor About Pain

    by rmcrayne30

  • We cannot escape arthritis. However, contrar to what many people think, there are many self management strategies to get relief from arthritis pain and stiffness. Use of heat strategies, gloves and splints, exercises, and joint protection strategies are very effective.

    Strategies to Relieve Arthritis Pain

    Strategies to Relieve Arthritis Pain

    by rmcrayne7

  • The author reviews several topical anti-inflammatory products, including Penetrex, Voltaren, Biofreeze, and Sombra. Learn how these products are different, and which might be best for you.

    Penetrex vs. Voltaren vs. Biofreeze vs. Sombra

    Penetrex vs. Voltaren vs. Biofreeze vs. Sombra

    by Dorian Bodnariuc31

  • Between 10% and 55% of the world's population suffer chronic pain, and many of these people still work and study. Learn how you can manage your pain levels at work and school.

    Working Despite Chronic Pain

    Working Despite Chronic Pain

    by Kymberly Fergusson3

  • There are many issues you may experience with your nose. One common problem is the inside of the nostril hurting. So, why does the inside of your nose hurt and what can you do about it?

    Why Does the Inside of My Nose Hurt?

    Why Does the Inside of My Nose Hurt?

    by AnswerQuestions14

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