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Category Archives: Chronic Pain
Many pain patients experience and now scientific studies prove, pain relief decreases while pain sensitivity increases from excess use of opioids. Pain free experiences occur when the bodies natural morphine like substance is allowed to work within the pain management program. Learn how to Manage pain effectively without addiction and health risk. Living life to the fullest is possible once you know how.
The common answers to my questions, “don’t you think marijuana will harm you in any way if you continue to use it?” Or more to the point, “if you keep smoking the stuff, aren’t you afraid of addiction and associated health risks?” Much like laying a bet, are you assured you are not gambling with your future life potential, relationships and health? Continue reading
CPS, fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue pain patients are typically treated as outpatients and require a variety of specialists to help manage their chronic pain. There appears to be a common chemical identifier in pain origins. Learn about this chemical identifier found in the blood to help trouble shoot your type of chronic pain condition and referrals for pain alleviation treatment. Continue reading
How should you use fentanyl? Never use more than what is prescribed in dose and frequency. Used correctly it works well for the chronic pain sufferer. To use outside of the prescription can be extremely harmful to your health. Since this pain killer can be 100 times more potent than morphine, drug dealers seek this stuff to provide their customers a quick high. Inappropriate use of these patches combined with other drugs has also created a patient addiction, and also a street demand to turn a slow-release form of powerful pain killer into a dangerous illegal street purchase is producing deadly results! Continue reading
It is now known through scientific studies there is a correlation between low levels of vitamin D in the body and pain. Research also concludes on the average, pain patients with low Vitamin D levels use twice as much “on average” pain medications (morphine, fentanyl, oxycodone) than those that supplement their diet with vitamin D. Since there are so many natural chronic pain relief supplements to choose from, we’ve also listed the top natural candidates for your dietary pain supplement consideration. Continue reading
The mindset change required to work around your pain is most important in order to meet your fitness goals; especially if your challenge is to manage acute and chronic pain. The mind must learn to embrace and adapt to a specific ill-health pain condition(s) and/or physical-mental limitations in order to increase fitness levels. And it is important to understand your medical condition and limitations before applying exercise. Without this knowledge you may further injure yourself during activity. Continue reading
The practice of physiatry is approximately 50 years old. So how is it many pain and immobility challenged patients have never heard of this medical specialty?