In conjunction with traditional pain management, there are, a number of self-management strategies that can help reduce pain levels and improve your quality of life. Don’t underestimate your ability to have an impact on your health and pain levels!
Here are some areas where lifestyle changes can help improve pain:
1. Activity modification 2. Exercise 3. Diet and nutrition 4. Sleep hygiene 5. Stress reduction
Restricting or modifying your activities may seem obvious, but it can be difficult to adjust when you’re used to being able to do certain things a certain way. It can take many years of trial and error to identify your body’s limitations and specific triggers for pain, and then to... Read more