Category Archives for "Lifestyle"
A pillow causing back pain may sound far-fetched. After all, how can something so soft and fluffy inflict pain?
The truth is that finding the right pillow is vital if you are going to avoid pain in your back, neck and shoulders as you sleep.
Find out how to make sure you are using the right pillow for your preferred sleeping position here.Continue reading
Exercising when you have back pain may seem like a crazy thing to do. And if you have acute, temporary back pain then it probably is.
However if you suffer from chronic, persistent back pain, being physically inactive is the worst thing you can do for it. In fact it can cause you serious health problems.
Staying active on the other hand will keep you fit, strong and flexible, while also making you feel good. All of which will reduce your pain levels and give you a positive outlook that will allow you to be able to manage your chronic pain and improve your overall well-being.
Find out why staying active is so important for us, and what types of exercise you should be doing here.Continue reading
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.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
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