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Category Archives: Exercise

The Advantages of Exercise for Back Pain

Spine Health recently wrote about some of the ways exercise can help with back pain. According to Spine Health, some of the advantages of exercise include: By make the muscles that support one’s spine stronger, that removes “pressure from the … Continue reading

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How Staying Active May Help with Neck Pain Management

Exercise helps the neck in three different ways. A recent article in Spine-Health suggests that exercise can help with pain management. The first step though is to review your pain doctor whether you should participate in an exercise program. Some … Continue reading

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Summer Pain Issues and Practical Tips

As the hot weather and long hours of summer approach, it’s a good idea to think about how the heat and summer affect chronic pain. Here are a few things to think about: High humidity may affect joint pain such … Continue reading

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Managing Back Pain at Work

What Causes Back Pain at Work? Back injuries are a leading reason why many workers need to stop working and try to get worker’s compensation benefits. Some industries and professions are especially prone to back injuries such as construction and … Continue reading

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Practical Suggestions for Reducing Pain

Practical Suggestions for Reducing Pain Here are some tips for managing your pain. As always, the best advice is to review your pain issues with a respected and trusted pain management doctor. Quit smoking.  Tobacco is not only bad  for … Continue reading

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Some Easy Steps to Improve Spinal Pain

A daily walk helps to strengthen the main muscles the support the spine. Continue reading

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5 Mistakes people in chronic pain make

5 Things You May Not Be Doing Right to Cope with Pain Everyone with pain has a tough time dealing with their pain. Many people try to take short-cuts or fail to take the necessary steps to manage their pain. … Continue reading

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3rd Set of Pain Management Definitions

NSAIDs. Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs. These help to reduce inflammation and manage pain. NSAIDs are available over the counter and through a prescription Continue reading

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Tips for Neck Pain

On tip to keep in mine for neck pain is to sleep on your back. Sleeping on your back generally stabilizes the spine the most. Placing small pillows under the arms may help. A wedge pillow may help if you sleep on an incline. Continue reading

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Chronic Pain and Insomnia

More pain yields less sleep. Less sleep yields more pain. It’s a vicious cycle. Continue reading

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