Try These Proven Tips to Manage Your Chronic Pain

You’ve just received a diagnosis of chronic pain from your healthcare provider. The news brings with it a host of concerns, including how you will cope with the discomfort, whether it will affect your ability to earn a living, and if you will have to give up many of your favorite activities.

Neither we nor anyone else has a magic wand that will fix the problems you’re facing. However, we do have some expert tips on how to cope with the moment-by-moment challenges you will face going forward. This information can help you to manage your condition and enjoy a higher quality of life as your face the future.

Remember You’re Not Alone

More than 100 million Americans suffer from chronic pain, according to the Institute of Medicine. That’s one out of every three members of the population. Of …



by Barby Ingle

  1. Choose happiness.
  2. Create goals and more towards accomplishing them.
  3. Get involved in projects that you can be interested in and successfully complete.
  4. Keep yourself surrounded with happy people.
  5. Look at the bright side of challenges.
  6. Motivate yourself.
  7. Practice meditation and controlling your thoughts.
  8. Smile big and often.
  9. Visualize success.
  10. When anxiety and stresses are high, turn it over to God.

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Twitter Chat on #Mindfulness

On July 29, 2015 the Power of Pain Foundation hosted a twitter chat on #Mindfulness with Dr Lynn Webster, M.D.and POPF President, Barby Ingle. Here is the highlights from the chat.

Power of Pain Foundation – Today we will be led by guest host @LynnRWebsterMD, talking all things #mindfulness & #PAIN, To start things off, @LynnRWebsterMD could you tell us a little about yourself?

Lynn Webster, MD
Thank you to @powerofpain for co-hosting today’s #TwitterChat on #mindfulness I am thrilled to be a part of this discussion. I’m Dr Lynn Webster, author of the book The Painful Truth, coming in Sept, about the need for empathy in #chronicpain care. I’ve been a #chronicpain doc for many years & have worked w/ many patients who have benefited by using #mindfulness techniques. I am grateful we have a platform to get together, …

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