Category Archives for "Pain Effects"

7 Mobile Apps For Back Pain You Should Be Using in 2017

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It seems like everyone is glued to their mobile phones nowadays. And while watching funny dog videos on YouTube isn’t going to add any great value to our lives, our phones can come in very handy in other ways.

One of these ways is helping us to manage our chronic lower back pain. There are some great apps available in 2017 that can really help to improve all areas of the chronic pain experience, leading to less pain and a happier and healthier lifestyle.

Here you’ll find my review of the top 7 must-have apps for managing back pain. Download them today and become pro-active in taking on chronic pain.

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3 Anger Management Strategies To Help If You Get Angry Because of Back Pain

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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.

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Tired? Use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy For Insomnia Caused By Back Pain

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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.

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How To Choose A Mattress For Back Pain – 7 Things You Need To Know

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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.

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How To Sleep With Back Pain – 7 Easy Ways To Get A Good Nights Sleep

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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!

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Back Pain Causes Anger – Here’s How To Stop It Ruining Your Relationships

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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.

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