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Flying can be a nightmare experience if you suffer from back pain.
The uncomfortable seats, the air pressure, the stresses of travelling and the cramped environment can all lead to you arriving at your destination feeling like a physical and emotional wreck.
However it doesn’t have to be this way.
By following these 20 tips you can make flying off on your next vacation a far more pleasant and comfortable experience.Continue reading
It’s no surprise that suffering from chronic back pain can make you angry. However this anger can increase your pain levels, affect your relationships and even mess with the well-being of your loved ones. Bad news all round!
However these 3 proven psychological techniques can help you stop this anger from surfacing. Try them for yourself and start reaping the benefits today.Continue reading
Negative thought processes about sleep and pain are common amongst people with chronic back pain. These thoughts can make it harder to sleep because they arouse your body and mind, heighten emotions such as anger, frustration and anxiety and make it less likely you’ll get into good sleeping practices or take good care of your pain.
However you can learn to beat the insomnia this causes by changing how you think your pain will affect your ability to sleep by using Cognitive Behavioural Therapy techniques. Find out how here.Continue reading
Choosing the right mattress isn’t just important because it increases the likelihood of getting a decent night’s sleep.
It’s also important because sleeping on the wrong kind of mattress can be the cause of back pain in chronic pain sufferers and ‘healthy’ people alike.
The problem is finding the right mattress for your back can be so bloody confusing. So I’ve put together this list of 7 things you need to know to make sure you get one that not only helps to ease your pain but also gives you a good night’s rest too.Continue reading
Do you think you might have chronic low back pain? You may well do. However there’s also a chance that you don’t.
It’s vital that you can distinguish between chronic and acute pain as both require different forms of treatment. Find out how to do that here.Continue reading
Insomnia can be a big problem for people with chronic low back pain. It can lead to you experiencing more pain and this increase in pain can make it even harder to sleep. A vicious circle.
However it doesn’t have to be this way. Getting a good night’s sleep is so important for your physical and emotional health so follow these 7 techniques and never spend another frustrating night staring at the ceiling again!Continue reading
Anger caused by back pain is not just bad for your health, it can destroy your relationships too. And supportive relationships with your friends and family are vital for your health and well-being when managing chronic pain.
In this article you’ll find out why chronic pain causes anger and how you can stop this from affecting your relationships. Make sure your home is a happy place.Continue reading