July 9th, 2018
According to the World Health Organization, shoulder pain affects 9% of Americans. Often, shoulder pain can be traced back to weakened muscles that support the skeletal system and the spine. The deltoid and interscapular muscles are particularly important when working on strengthening muscles that can help improve chronic shoulder pain. Strengthening these muscles will also improve your posture to prevent slouching, which can not only help prevent shoulder pain, but other types of chronic pain as well.
June 30th, 2018
Sometimes people think of pain in terms of only physical pain. However, depression can sometimes be just as debilitating. Around 7% of adults in America struggle with depression, and it is more commonly reported in women than men. Depression is tricky, and in some ways, can be even harder to treat than physical pain.
June 15th, 2018
Over 30% of Americans report struggling with knee pain at some point in their lives, and knee pain is the second most common cause of chronic pain. Sore knees are a complicated and often difficult-to-treat problem. “The knee is an extremely complex joint comprised of several muscles, bones, ligaments, and tendons.” So, often it is hard to pinpoint the cause of the pain, making diagnosis and treatment very difficult.
June 9th, 2018
40 million Americans are affected by some form of arthritis, and a quarter of these are children. Several of these are cases of Rheumatoid Arthritis, also known as RA. Polyarthritis can be caused by an array of things, but is usually a result of an autoimmune condition such as RA or Lupus. There are a variety of treatment options available to those suffering pain in many joints. Polyarthritis affects many people across many walks of life. The pain in several joints can be manageable for some, and debilitating for others.
May 24th, 2018
Back pain is the most prevalent cause of pain across the whole world, and especially in the United States. Not all back pain is lower back pain, and while chronic pain in the middle back may have a variety of causes, there is always one most likely suspect: Poor posture. “Most often, middle back pain is caused by poor posture, as well as muscle strain from overuse, and injury to the area.”
May 11th, 2018
Chronic pain affects over a quarter of Americans, and chronic back pain is the most common cause of disability worldwide. Many chronic back pain patients, at one time or another, are faced with the decision of whether or not to undergo spinal fusion surgery.
April 26th, 2018
All across the globe, millions of people suffer from chronic pain. Almost a fourth of Americans reported “a lot of pain” on a daily basis. Chronic pain can often be the result of poor spinal health that results in bad posture and insufficient muscle support for the spine. This can lead to stress on certain joints and discs, causing inflammation and pain.
April 5th, 2018
March 14th, 2018
Stretching has long been used in the treatment of chronic pain. It is especially effective in cases of chronic neck and back pain. A study published by US News and World Report stated that doctors do not prescribe exercise often enough in cases of neck pain. Physical therapy can greatly increase your quality of life as a chronic pain patient.
February 23rd, 2018
February 2nd, 2018
Whathelpspain.com provides support for those living with someone suffering from chronic pain. With 25 Million Americans living with chronic pain, there will also be many people living with someone as they suffer through chronic pain. However, these people also have spouses, children, grandchildren, parents, grandparents, and often times, caretakers who help support them. With so many people living with chronic pain, it is important for caretakers to have some coping skills to help them keep hold of their emotional health so they can effectively be there for their loved one.
January 24th, 2018
Many people in the United States suffer from chronic pain, and low back pain is the single leading cause of disability worldwide. 25 million patients in the United States require interventionary or chronic pain management measures in their lifetime. Many times, chronic pain can be related to bad posture, and there are particular stretched to target different pains and different areas of your body. Stretching is one of the best ways to engage an entire muscle group.
January 10th, 2018
At some point, many of us are going to seek the help of topical pain gels and creams. According to the National Institute of Health, over 25 million Americans are affected by chronic pain. People use topical pain relievers for chronic pain as well as for relief in sports medicine. Between people who use topical pain relievers every day for chronic pain and people who use them for sports injury purposes, there are certainly more than enough products to pick from on the market.
December 29th, 2017
The number of Americans who run has increased from 35 million to 50 million since 2005. Many of these people report experiencing runner’s knee. Those who suffer from pain inside the knee after running have long been searching for relief through various methods.
December 7th, 2017
Whathelpspain.com has launched a comprehensive new blog. The website will deal with issues involving athletic pain, injury, and chronic pain. There are many different kinds of pain and many different kinds of pain relief. What Helps Pain is dedicated to supplying you with the information you need help your pain. With so many treatments and so many different kinds of pain, whathelpspain.com will arm you with a variety of treatments designed for your specific kind of pain, as well as information about some of the major causes of pain.