Chronic Pain Blog Posts

Do We Need a National Pain Strategy for People with Chronic Pain?

Patient advocates, scientists, and governmental experts created The National Pain Strategy to make quality pain care a nationwide priority.

Why Do I Need Psychological Screening for Spinal Cord Stimulation?

Here’s what to expect during the psychological screening required before starting spinal cord stimulation.

4 Experiences That Basically Sum Up Living With Chronic Lower Back Pain

Share these four common experiences with your friends and family to help them better understand the reality of living with chronic lower back pain.

When There's No Cure for Your Aching Back

Chronic pain is debilitating and frustrating, but being proactive about your pain and how to manage it can help you take control and have better quality of life.

4 Little-Known Natural Pain Relievers

Finding methods to cope with chronic pain can be frustrating and exhausting. Try these four natural pain relievers to help alleviate some of your symptoms.

3 Strategies to Control Breakthrough Pain

People with chronic pain sometimes have another challenge—sudden flare-ups of much more intense pain. These tips can help you get a handle on the episodes, known as breakthrough pain.

How Cooler Weather Affects Chronic Pain

Do changes in the weather bring on changes in chronic pain? Find out what research says and what you can do to ward off pain when cold weather hits.

11 Ways to Indulge Your Spine

Woman meditating to achieve back pain relief
Your spine is an essential part of your body. Ensure you are doing everything you can to maintain and improve its health with these 11 ideas to help you indulge your spine.

How to Relieve Neck Pain Caused by Stress

Stress and tension can lead to neck pain, which sometimes can be debilitating. These tips can help you manage neck pain and the stress that's causing it.

The ABCs of Good Posture

Good posture is essential to your overall health, especially the health of your spine. Discover how practicing good posture can reduce back and neck pain.