Category: pain

Oct3rd 2019

Flare-ups and how to handle them

The following is from a blog by Dr. Bronnie Thompson, an occupational therapist, researcher, and lecturer from New Zealand. You can find more from Bronnie at http://healthskills.wordpress.com   If you live with persistent pain of any kind, you’ll know what a flare-up is. Periods of time when pain is exacerbated and sustained at a higher

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What You Believe About Your Back Pain Matters!

Sep10th 2017

Low back pain is very common. And while most cases will resolve on their own in a few weeks, 23% of those affected, or almost 1 in 4, will experience persistent pain. We now know that pain, especially persistent pain, is a product of biological, psychological, social, and environmental influences. This may help partially explain

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