Back Pain

Treatment of Low Back Pain Neck Pain Fibromyalgia

Helpful Tips for Managing and Even Eliminating Pain

Cindy Perlin, LCSW One of the worst emotions pain patients can feel is helplessness. In the face of severe pain, whether from low back pain, neck pain, fibromyalgia, migraine and tension headaches, or other chronic pain conditions, when the medications don’t work, don’t do enough or cause intolerable side effects, patients can feel helpless to ease their suffering. And helplessness leads to hopelessness and fear, which creates more pain. I know this because I have been there. After I was disabled by chronic back pain many years ago, I spent three years feeling helpless, hopeless and frightened about what was going on in my body. Then I began to discover self-care strategies and my life changed dramatically for the better. I’ve spent decades learning about simple home...

25 Natural Ways To Relieve Pain

There are many, many herbal or “natural remedies” in relation to pain. Here are some common ones that are available for various situations involving pain. Aloe Vera Works for many things both internally and externally. The gel from the leaf can be taken by the tablespoon for various internal inflammations, including cancer. Externally it can be for skin ailments. It does wonders for minor burns. You can snip off a part of the leaf and place the gel directly on the burn or even minor cuts. I know that many stores sell the leaves one at a time or you can grow your own plant. Chamomile tea for Digestive Problems Also known as Tisane. This herb relaxes the stomach lining as well as relaxes spasms in the smooth lining...

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6 Natural Remedies for Back Pain

Traditional medical methods will generally focus on addressing the structural problems in your back, but for many people, more of a versatile methodology will do a superior job at keeping the pain at shoreline indentation. So Medications be apt to have only short-term and uncertain benefits, so think out of the box and do something else that will cure you with some simple methods. Try an st Paul chiropractic (Chiropractic is a health care profession dedicated to the non-surgical treatment of disorders of the nervous system and/or musculoskeletal system. Generally, chiropractors maintain a unique focus on spinal manipulation and treatment of surrounding structures) near you. Chiropractic Treatment The core of chiropractic typically includes treatment of common lower back pain conditions through manual therapy. Spinal manipulation and manual...

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5 Pain Management Tips for Long Distance Driving

A road trip is fun in theory, and it can be in reality, but face it, there are times when it can be really uncomfortable or downright painful. When you’re sitting for so long in one place, it can be difficult on your body, especially your back. This is especially worse if you’re cramped in the car with other people with little to no space to move. It can be really challenging, especially if you love long road trips with your loved ones and friends. Fortunately, there are steps you can take, so you don’t have to suffer from any bodily pain too much. Here are some pain-management tips for long-distance driving. Correct Posture  First off, the minute before you go on that road trip, make sure to...