We’ve all wondered why we feel pain. Why does it hurt so much when we slam our finger in the door or stub our toe? When we feel pain in response to an injury, it’s a signal that our body has been injured or damaged in some way. In a nutshell, it’s a signal to our brain that something isn’t right.
Is there a relationship between shoe choice and chronic pain?
It can certainly be difficult to connect the dots between those adorable shoes that complete your ensemble and the misery you feel within minutes of walking in them!
Chronic knee and back pain that is seemingly getting worse by the day,
Summer brings with it travel, water activities, food & fun. As most of us know, the relentless heat can be less than pleasant! Below are a few tips to help those who suffer from chronic pain to enjoy the outdoors. With just a few adaptations, it’s possible to be outdoors and enjoy the fresh air and fun.
When circumstances around us change quickly, we often complain of whiplash! In this sense, the phrase can refer to an emotional reaction.
But what exactly is whiplash in a physical sense? If you don’t know the answer, then that’s good news! You probably don’t have it.
“Whiplash-associated disorders” (WAD) is the term given to the variety of symptoms that patients often report following acceleration/deceleration injury to the neck.
It’s a bit of a chicken and egg conundrum. Is the pain the cause of the fatigue, or is fatigue a separate issue making pain worse?
The link between pain and energy loss is clear.
Patients who experience chronic pain often report daytime fatigue. The low energy can be just as difficult to manage as the pain itself.
Often when providers ask their patients if they engage in regular activity, they respond affirmatively. When asked to describe their exercise routine some patients begin to report various activities that they pursue through the course of their day. While other times, they respond that they get a lot of exercise as a result of their employment which involves being on their feet all day,