Chronic Pain | RSD / CRPS

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Living with Chronic Pain can be challenging. Learn tips on how to help you manage your pain by the 10 Steps from Patient to Person and Natural Remedies. You will also learn about several treatment options for CRPS / RSD.

Patients Rights | Chronic Pain Support Group

Living with Chronic Pain is frustrating. I think that one of the biggest reasons is because no one can see your pain and you tend to look healthy. Sometimes someone may notice that you look a little tired or that you look like you don’t feel well. When you see someone walking around with a cast on their arm or foot, or you notice someone walking with a cane you know they don’t feel well. With […]

Medication Safety | Chronic Pain Support Group

Medication Safety can be a challenge for all those taking one or more medications on a daily basis and especially for those in chronic pain. Not only do chronic pain sufferers take medications, but some of their medication usage may also involve Opioids. According to the CDC, In the USA, adverse drug events account for over 1 million emergency room visits and 280,000 hospitalizations each year! In 2015, there were 33,000 deaths due to prescription opioid […]

Journal Writing | Chronic Pain Support Group

Journal writing has been done by some of the most influential people in history. They kept journals or diaries all about their lives, experiences, and feelings. Many of them found these writings helped them to keep track of their daily activities as well as giving them an avenue for helping to release and / or express their emotions. Writing is a very creative activity. That is why keeping a journal can help you understand yourself better […]

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Managing Emotions | Chronic Pain Support Group

Recognizing and managing our emotions can be challenging for anyone. It can be especially difficult for those of us who are working on managing emotions and our pain at the same time. Regardless of how difficult our feelings can be to manage, they do play a significant role in our health and in our pain level. Some of the most common emotions for individuals dealing with chronic pain are negative. These include sadness, depression, fear, and […]


Exercising | Types and Benefits | Chronic Pain Support Group

Exercising is important no matter who you are or what you are dealing with. I believe it is a form of spiritual medicine for the body and the mind. Exercising helps people manage their stress which allows them to sleep better. It also keeps our muscles and joints strong which is important so we don’t continue the downward cycle we are on which can further worsen our pain. In fact, over time, exercising has been shown […]

Managing Time | Setting Priorities | Chronic Pain Support Group

Managing time and setting priorities is difficult whether you are sick or not. Everyone seems to be too busy to get things done. Some of you may have noticed that you rush around at the last minute to do something you need to do because you didn’t plan your day.  Many of you have also spent time looking around for something you can’t remember where you put it. Some of you may have even shown up […]