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How To Sleep With Chronic Pain

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How To Sleep With Chronic Pain

Chronic pain and poor sleep often go in hand in hand; discomfort can keep you awake and poor sleep can worsen your pain. Yet, there’s nothing worse than tossing and turning all night. Luckily, whether it’s making some lifestyle changes or updating your sleeping habits, there are lots of ways to avoid frustration and make sure you’re getting some much-needed rest. Manage your pain and stress Controlling your pain is the first step toward a better night’s sleep. Whether it’s through medication, physical therapy, acupuncture or pain-relieving technology, find the most effective way to manage your chronic pain so it...

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10 Tips for Managing Chronic Pain

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10 Tips for Managing Chronic Pain
Everyone experiences pain from time to time, but for over 100 million Americans, chronic pain is a daily struggle. If you regularly battle chronic pain, you know that finding a pain management solution can be challenging and that what may work for some may not work for you. While everyone experiences pain differently, we’ve pulled together our top 10 tips for managing chronic pain

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Your Voice Matters: How to Contribute to the Future of Pain Management

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Your Voice Matters: How to Contribute to the Future of Pain Management
Anyone living with chronic pain knows that finding the right pain management plan can be difficult and often becomes a life-long process as solutions and situations change. That is why we’re excited that Congress is paying attention, providing a unique opportunity right now to impact the future of care in a way that will better serve those suffering with chronic pain.

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How To Stay Motivated to Exercise With Chronic Pain

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How To Stay Motivated to Exercise With Chronic Pain

When someone experiences chronic pain on a daily basis, it’s hard to stay motivated to live an active lifestyle. According to the CDC, about 20 percent of adults in the U.S. had chronic pain in 2016 with 8 percent of adults suffering from high-impact chronic pain. Participating in some form of exercise can have many rewarding health benefits to those who suffer - if done correctly. Here are some tips to keep you inspired to work through the pain and improve your physical and mental health. Exercise at your own pace: Cardio and other high intensity exercises might sound very...

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Exercises to Avoid After Knee Replacement

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Exercises to Avoid After Knee Replacement
If you’ve had a knee replacement, you’re in good company. The big question is, is there life afterwards? Regardless of the debate, no one’s running a marathon a few weeks after surgery. So here are some exercises and activities to avoid right after having a knee replacement.

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