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What We Talk About When We Talk About Pain

When we talk about pain, we usually focus on the physical area of the body where it hurts. We use metaphors to say it is “stabbing” or similes to talk about pain feeling like a “vice grip.” But what if pain really was all in your head? It turns out [...]

By | 2016-11-17T10:41:17-07:00 June 3rd, 2015|Tags: , , |Comments Off on What We Talk About When We Talk About Pain

An Anatomy Lesson: Where Pain Comes From

When we feel pain in an area of our bodies, our first instinct is to massage that area or apply a hot pack. The human body is like a puzzle, though, and a pain in the neck might actually be caused by a muscle attachment in the hip. Understanding these [...]

By | 2016-11-17T10:52:55-07:00 June 3rd, 2014|Tags: , , |Comments Off on An Anatomy Lesson: Where Pain Comes From

Physical Therapy For Low Back Pain

If you’re suffering from low back pain that just won’t quit, physical therapy may provide some relief for you. Up to 90% of the population experiences back pain at some point in their lives, according to the Cleveland Clinic. Physical therapy works to build muscle strength in the back, along [...]

By | 2016-11-17T10:53:14-07:00 May 23rd, 2014|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Physical Therapy For Low Back Pain

Kid-Friendly Pain-Healthy Snacks

Kids can be very particular eaters, and this is only intensified if they are suffering from any chronic pain condition. They may crave foods or want snacks that can intensify their pain. Sugar, dairy, and processed foods can all act as pain triggers, but you can give your kids something [...]

By | 2016-11-17T10:55:39-07:00 March 25th, 2014|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Kid-Friendly Pain-Healthy Snacks

Learn How to Conquer Pain

By Ted Swing, Ph.D. Chronic pain can affect people’s lives in many ways. They may stop doing the activities they used to love, spend less time with their friends and family, and experience negative feelings. Unfortunately, these changes can become self-defeating as the lack of activity may make the pain [...]

By | 2016-11-17T10:56:40-07:00 March 3rd, 2014|Tags: , |Comments Off on Learn How to Conquer Pain

What’s the Link Between Fibromyalgia and Caffeine?

If you have fibromyalgia, research is beginning to show that high levels of caffeine consumption could exacerbate or worsen your pain symptoms. Here's what you should know about fibromyalgia and caffeine. According to data presented at a meeting of the American Pain Society, drinking four or more cups of coffee [...]

By | 2018-07-11T14:26:17-07:00 October 23rd, 2013|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on What’s the Link Between Fibromyalgia and Caffeine?

How To Care And Manage Pain After Going Through A Face Lift

How To Care And Manage Pain After Going Through A Face Lift A Guest Post by Reggie We all know that any type of surgery involves some form of risk and pain after the procedure. A face-lift surgery is no different. Although some form of facelift are usually elective and [...]

By | 2016-11-17T11:04:03-07:00 October 7th, 2013|Tags: , , |Comments Off on How To Care And Manage Pain After Going Through A Face Lift

Cancer Pain

Treatment of cancer pain can be very complicated, depending on whether the cancer itself or a related condition is causing the pain. To understand what can be involved with cancer pain and why it occurs, it’s important to understand the basics about what cancer is and how it behaves. Cancer [...]

By | 2016-11-17T11:06:51-07:00 August 20th, 2013|Tags: , , |1 Comment

Do Men and Women Feel Pain Differently?

Pain affects people differently, and there are many, many factors, including age, hormones, the exact cause of the pain, as well as mental, emotional and cultural factors. Even parenting styles can determine how a child grows up to experience different kinds of pain. For example, a child who was excessively [...]

By | 2016-11-17T11:07:26-07:00 July 31st, 2013|Tags: , , , |1 Comment

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