Living With Chronic Pain

Guided Imagery

For those of us in pain, nothing is worse than hearing our provider say the dreaded words, “There’s nothing more we can do for you.” But as I’ve shared, there are significant ways pain can be managed that aren’t medically oriented- exercise, meditation, massage, and hypnosis. Guided imagery is another option. The theory is it acts… Continue reading Guided Imagery

Living With Chronic Pain

Chronic Pain Due to Hypersensitive Cells

The CDC estimates 20% of adult Americans suffer from chronic pain. But in their 2021 study, 58% of Americans responded they’d had constant pain in some area of the body within the last 3 months. It’s higher in those over 65. Add in everyone else who is affected by someone who lives with chronic pain… Continue reading Chronic Pain Due to Hypersensitive Cells