All Pain Self-Management Articles

Women are at a greater risk than men of developing a chronic pain condition. These stats provide insights as to why.

Women's pain is often misjudged among the healthcare population. These statistics show exactly how.

Exhaustion-led issues are par for the course with chronic pain. But why?

Fatigue is common among many individuals living with chronic pain conditions. Here are some things you can do to stop exhaustion in its tracks.

Maya Dusenbery examines the reasons behind clinical research gaps among men and women and digs into the assumptions made by healthcare providers when a woman enters their office.

Why do gaps in treating chronic pain among women and men continue to exist, and what assumptions do doctors make when a woman enters their office? Plus: a history of hysteria and the "it's all in her head" stigma.

Keeping a “pain diary” is a great way to track symptoms, medications, and more

Keep these migraine journal and tracking apps on hand when you make your next doctor's appointment.

Mobile technology aids for better sleep, acupressure, and meditation

Manage your migraine pain from the comfort of your own phone with these helpful apps.

CRPS/RSD charity shares an infographic on use of spoons to communicate invisible, chronic illness

Communicating invisible chronic pain to loved ones and coworkers is not easy. Spoon Theory supporters (aka, Spoonies) may find help with this infographic.
Patients are becoming more aware of the need to adequately track opioid dosages and have emergency plans in place.

Fix daily struggles with these self-management tools

 
Ease chronic pain flareups with these self-management tools, gadgets, and gear for your home, office, or on the go.

The rate of chronic pain among US veterans remains high, but many treatment approaches are available.

While chronic pain is common among veterans, here's five things you may not know about veterans with this condition.

When pain got in the way of her work, this lupus patient changed direction and found new hope.

When chronic pain got in the way of her work, this lupus patient changed career direction and found new hope.

Losing weight can be very difficult when you suffer from chronic pain. Making a few slight changes to your routine, however, may help prevent your condition from worsening.

Patients who are overweight may be able to prevent chronic pain from worsening by maintaining their weight.

For our second annual gift guide, we found 8 gifts we think will bring comfort and joy to friends and family living with chronic pain. Of course we consulted with Santa and our readers while compiling this collection of gift ideas that are practical, soothing, inspirational, indulgent, helpful and humorous.

PPM's annual gift guide: 8 great gifts for loved ones living with chronic pain.
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