How to Manage Chronic Pain

Are you looking for a better way out of chronic pain? You're in the right place. In treating chronic pain, you can find relief using a combination of treatment options that include:

Medication Therapy

Milder forms of pain may be relieved by using over-the-counter medications such as Paracetamol or NSAIDS such as Aspirin, Ibuprofen, and Naproxen.

You can also use topical pain relievers, such as creams, lotions, sprays, and patches.

Sometimes over-the-counter medications do not provide the required relief. In this case, your doctor may prescribe muscle relaxants or stronger pain killers.

Natural Supplements

Dietary supplements such as fish oils, collagen, chondroitin, and glucosamine also show some evidence of benefits to chronic pain sufferers.

Exercise

Exercise may also cause a release of endorphins, the body's natural painkillers. For certain chronic pain sufferers, some exercises can be easier than others, such as swimming, biking, walking, rowing, and yoga.

Surgical Implants

When medicine and physical therapy fail to offer adequate pain relief, you may require surgical implants. There are two types: Intrathecal drug delivery and spinal cord stimulation implants. 

You will need to consult your doctor to know if you require such implants.

The way we experience pain hasn't changed, but the treatment has. From the tips listed above, there are various ways to manage Chronic Pain. 

Remember to see a Healthcare practitioner for more advice. 

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