pain relief with heat pain pro tens device

Pain relief with Heat Pain Pro TENS device

Although the product was a gift, all opinions in this review remain my own and I was in no way influenced by the company. Please see my disclosure policy for more details.  In my never ending quest to relieve chronic pain I’ve tried several different pain relief devices such as Quell , Oska Pulse. Hummingbird, and Techcare TENS. This […]

the side effects of chronic pain no one talks about

The side effects of chronic pain no one talks about

Because of the recent hysteria about the “opioid epidemic” there have been some discussions by doctors and the CDC about how patients in chronic pain should get over their pain by using “nonpharmacologic therapy” such as massage, physical therapy, etc. Unfortunately their suggestions don’t take into account  the cost of such therapy, most of which […]

4 myths about being on opioids for chronic pain

4 myths about being on opioids for chronic pain

Nearly ever day there is a news article inciting panic and referring to the “opioid epidemic” and how people are dying from prescription pain medication in larger and larger numbers. This means that doctors are out of control in prescribing opioids, they need to stop now! Only people with cancer should get pain medication otherwise […]

6 tips for better sleep with chronic pain

6 tips for better sleep with chronic pain

This post contains affiliate links, please see my disclosure policy for more details.  Getting to sleep and staying there is one the most difficult struggles that comes from living with chronic pain. For me, I deal with pain by distracting myself, but I get in trouble come nighttime when there are no more distractions. At night when […]

5 kitchen and cooking tips for fibromyalgia

5 kitchen and cooking tips for fibromyalgia

When you have Fibromyalgia or any other chronic illness it’s really important to eat healthy, but cooking from scratch often seems like a daunting task. Some days it’s too tiring to stand, some days your hands are too stiff to cooperate, some days your pain levels are too high, and some days you are just […]