Living With Chronic Pain

We Can’t Separate Our Emotions From Our Pain

There’s so much craziness in the world. Worry over our health. Financial concerns. National issues that threaten our way of life. Continued issues with how to socialize and interact with others. Tossing and turning at night, unable to let them go. They can all lead to worsening pain. Emotional pain activates the same areas of… Continue reading We Can’t Separate Our Emotions From Our Pain

Living With Chronic Pain

How Taste Affects Pain

It’s hard to imagine how taste can affect our pain. Why should it matter if something is salty, sweet, spicy, or bitter? Yet more and more studies are showing how taste and pain are intertwined. Sugar is routinely used to comfort neonates undergoing painful procedures. And in one study the subjective perception of pain intensity… Continue reading How Taste Affects Pain

Living With Chronic Pain

How to Sleep Better (While Living With Chronic Pain)

Those of us who suffer from chronic pain know how precious and elusive sleep can be. Awakening repeatedly or having trouble getting to or staying asleep is a constant issue. In order to function at our best we need to experience all stages of sleep since each one is vital to awakening refreshed and ready… Continue reading How to Sleep Better (While Living With Chronic Pain)

Living With Chronic Pain

LED Light Therapy

Chronic pain can be debilitating. Impacting not only how we work, function, and live but our relationships as well. Finding treatment options that are safe and effective isn’t always easy. We are constantly bombarded with ads that claim a certain product or intervention will help. It sounds crazy that just shining a light on the… Continue reading LED Light Therapy