Chronic Pain Blog Posts


How Rheumatoid Arthritis Triggers Chronic Fatigue

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Rheumatoid arthritis is often linked with debilitating chronic fatigue. Experts have some ideas about how these two conditions are connected.

11 Ways to Relieve Pain Naturally

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Natural remedies allow people to relieve their arthritis joint pain and avoid medications. Many of these natural remedies can be used at home and are low-cost or free.

7 Core Exercises to Relieve Back and Hip Arthritis Pain

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These 7 core exercises strengthen muscles in your abdomen and back. Strengthening core muscles has many benefits, including taking pressure off joints in the spine and hips. Reducing pressure on these joints can reduce hip and back pain caused by arthritis.

Confronting 5 Hard Truths about Chronic Pain

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Chronic pain is often associated with conditions, such as ankylosing spondylitis, or an injury caused by or related to an arthritis condition. There are a number of frustrating realizations that a person living with chronic pain may confront.

Hip Pain That Travels Down the Leg

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Pain from your hip may travel down the thigh into your knee or leg. This pain can be referred from your muscles or joints or radiate through the nerves. Here are a few potential reasons why this type of pain can occur.

5 Proven Strategies for Relieving Arthritis Pain

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Try one of these 5 pain-relieving strategies to help comfort sore joints and stay active with arthritis.

3 Reasons Why Bikram Yoga Is Great for Chronic Arthritis

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Bikram yoga (also called hot yoga) can help to ease your chronic arthritis symptoms and increase your flexibility.

4 Ways to Turn Up the Heat on Fibromyalgia

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Heat therapy is one of the most effective strategies for soothing fibromyalgia pain. Try these 4 heat therapy methods to ease your fibromyalgia aches and pains.

Can a Gluten-Free Diet Relieve Joint Pain?

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Following an anti-inflammatory diet is becoming a popular way to fight inflammation and the joint pain that can result from it. Is eliminating gluten one way to do it?

How to Sleep Better if You Have Ankylosing Spondylitis

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These 3 tips can help alleviate your ankylosing spondylitis symptoms so you can get some much needed rest.