Chronic or persistent pain is debilitating and affects between 11 and 40 percent of the USA’s adult population. It is associated with depression, opioid dependency, disability, and anxiety. Chronic pain causes significant silent suffering and impacts a myriad of life’s responsibilities: work family relationships social relationships finances Pain that persists is complicated and unique to […]
Understanding how pain works is your first step towards managing your current pain levels in order to improve your life. Advances in neuroscience are improving chronic pain treatment with non-invasive therapy and better outcomes for pain sufferers.
Going through challenging chronic pain affects both your physical and mental health. The importance and effects of practicing self-care, on both your physical and mental wellbeing, are widely supported and documented by neurology and psychology research. Practicing self-compassion can significantly improve both your physical and mental health.