Chronic Pain

5 Aquatic Therapy Exercises to Relieve Chronic Pain

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While exercising is a great way to stay fit and stretch your muscles, it is not recommended for people who suffer from chronic pain. Yet exercise is still an important part of life which cannot be ignored. This is where aquatic therapy comes into play. Aquatic therapy is basically low impact exercise done inside a swimming pool for people who suffer from different kinds of pain. When different types of exercises are done inside a swimming pool or any appropriate body of water, there is mild resistance provided by the water which makes for an easier work out for people....

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5 Astonishing Effective Natural Pain Killers

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Most chronic pain patients use pills and other types of drugs to relieve pain without paying heed to the side-effects and the risk of getting addiction. They think there is no alternative but they are wrong. There are a variety of natural herbs and spices that have pain killing properties. These ingredients can reduce inflammation and are categorized as an alternative medicine by the health industry. Willow Bark Willow bark can ease inflammation because it has the chemical called salicin which is also found in aspirin. It is available in the form of dried herbs, capsules or even liquid supplements....

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Natural Pain Killer: The Difference between Opiates and Cobra Venom

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For many years doctors have been using opiates to help patients relieve their pain. It has been a traditional method in the medical field for a long time as it has proved to greatly help with pain relief. However, in recent years medical discoveries show that snake venom is a close alternative or substitute for opiates. Opiates: Opiates significantly help to treat and relieve chronic and acute pain. When administered intravenously, opiates work faster as compared to when a patient takes it orally. However, in both cases, there is maximum relief provided. Doctors usually provide opiates to patients with broken...

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Here is a Quick Way to Relieve Spinal Stenosis Pain

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How the Cobra Venom Works to Ease the Pain of Spinal Stenosis A number of people are affected from acute or chronic pain every year hence influencing a number of things like overall healthcare cost, loss of worker’s productivity, also cause the mental and economical disturbance in patients and their relatives. Here comes a question in mind what is acute and chronic pain? It is a sensation felt as a result of discomfort; if it’s moderate then its Acute (alerts your nervous system to injury) and if it’s severe and then chronic (it persists for weeks, months and even years...

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Can Your Mind Be Controlled To Help Combat Chronic Pain?

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The American Pain Foundation states that around 50 million Americans face the problem of chronic pain everyday. The main causes for this pain is usually migraines, arthritis, nerve damage and most importantly emotional distress. Even if the initial cause of the chronic pain is treated through surgery, steroid injections or therapy the pain will still remain in some way or another. 58% of patients who take painkillers regularly state that the drugs given for chronic pain are effective. Robert Gatchel, a pain management researcher states that in the past pain was seen as a physical issue that could be cured...

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