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How Adult Coloring Books Can Help Pain Patients

Coloring used to be an activity reserved for small children in elementary grades, but these days adult coloring books are topping bestseller lists and flying off the shelves. Turns out, coloring and adult coloring books may have therapeutic benefits for many different conditions, including anxiety, depression, and chronic pain. The [...]

By | 2017-10-09T17:38:31+00:00 October 6th, 2017|Tags: , , , , |3 Comments

What Is A Spoonie, And How Can The Concept Help You?

Have you heard someone with a chronic illness mention the word "spoonie"? This actually refers to an incredibly important metaphor that allows chronic patients to describe their illness and the challenges they face to another person. It can refer to any individual who suffer from a chronic illness. The term [...]

By | 2017-10-05T14:45:54+00:00 October 5th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , |10 Comments

How Is A Spinal Cord Stimulator Implanted?

A spinal cord stimulator is considered a "pacemaker for pain." It delivers pain-relieving stimulation directly to nerves that are damaged and leading to pain. For some patients, this can be a life-saving technology that allows them to walk again. Or, it's a great way to manage pain on a day-to-day basis [...]

What Is MLS Laser Therapy And Does It Work?

When it comes to chronic pain treatment and management, many patients have tried it all. From exercise to injections to surgeries, some chronic pain conditions may feel incurable. Until now. A relatively new type of treatment is making waves and starting conversations all around the pain community: MLS laser therapy. [...]

By | 2017-03-16T14:59:44+00:00 March 16th, 2017|Tags: , , , |8 Comments

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