Living With Chronic Pain

Simple Measures to Prevent Pain or Injury Throughout the Day

If you are like me, getting through the day can be difficult. If it’s not my neck, then it’s my lower back, or arms, or legs. It never stops. Sitting, standing walking, driving, cooking, cleaning- it can all hurt. Here are ways to help ease the pain before it gets too much to bear. Find… Continue reading Simple Measures to Prevent Pain or Injury Throughout the Day

Living With Chronic Pain

Do Alternatives To A Regular Chair Really Help?

As I discussed in last week’s post sitting for hours at a desk can leave us dealing with aches and pain all night. Due to the pandemic, many have been forced to work in front of a computer far longer than usual. Finding ways to alleviate the painful consequences has become a priority. As a… Continue reading Do Alternatives To A Regular Chair Really Help?

Living With Chronic Pain

Easing The Pain From Sitting All Day

Sitting for extensive periods of time increases stress in the back, shoulders, arms, knees, hips and legs, and particularly on the spinal discs and back muscles. Humans are not meant to sit for extended hours. We are hunter-gatherers, meant to be active throughout the day, not sedentary. This could be the reason 80% of us… Continue reading Easing The Pain From Sitting All Day

Living With Chronic Pain

The Right Pillow Can Make Or Break A Good Night’s Sleep

Living with chronic pain is a daily struggle, even more so at night when getting uninterrupted sleep may seem like a dream. That’s why what we do to prepare, matters. Pillows may sound inconsequential but when the position of your neck, low back, and extremities can impact pain, they become a priority in helping to… Continue reading The Right Pillow Can Make Or Break A Good Night’s Sleep

Living With Chronic Pain

PNF Stretching

Flexibility is key in allowing us to be more active and suffer less pain throughout the day. The more flexible we are, the easier it is to accomplish simple, routine activities while preventing injury. One of the best ways to increase flexibility is by stretching. For many of us suffering from chronic pain, improving range… Continue reading PNF Stretching