What Pain Can I Expect After Back Surgery?

What Pain Can I Expect After Back Surgery?


Do you have spondylosis, a bulging disc, stenosis, scoliosis, or chronic back pain? Considering back/spine surgery to treat your condition? Read on to learn how much pain to expect after surgery. When you've got chronic back pain, the thought of going through a procedure that will temporarily cause more

Can a Chiropractor Treat Your Herniated Disc & Pain?

Can a Chiropractor Treat Your Herniated Disc & Pain?


Could a chiropractor help your herniated disc pain? A lot of people are fearful of chiropractors and it's understandable. The "pops" and "cracks" can be irksome and when you're already in pain, the idea of having your body manipulated can be very scary. However, before you shut down the idea

Why Your Physician is Withholding Pain Medication

Why Your Physician is Withholding Pain Medication


More than 1 in 3 people in the US have chronic or severe pain and have been prescribed prescription pain medication. For many people with chronic pain, taking prescribed pain medication is a necessity for daily living. So what happens when this pain medicine becomes limited or taken away all

How to Sleep with Chronic Pain

How to Sleep with Chronic Pain


We've mentioned before that there's a vicious cycle between pain and emotional health. In other words, many patients with chronic pain are also depressed and depression make pain worse. Similarly, those who live with pain usually have trouble sleeping. In turn, poor sleep contributes to pain and pain makes sleeping

Is Chronic Pain All in My Head?

Is Chronic Pain All in My Head?


People with an injury have comfort in knowing that their pain has an end date. However, for the millions of Americans who live with chronic pain, the idea that their pain will "run it course" or "go away" isn't always a reality. Chronic pain is tricky—it's isolating for those

11 Celebrities with Back Pain

11 Celebrities with Back Pain


When you're suffering from chronic back pain or are experiencing a flare-up, it can feel very isolating. It's important to know that you're not alone. In fact, most adults will experience some form of lower back pain in there lifetime. Too add to this, celebrities are not impermeable! Many of

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