Chronic Pain

A discussion of chronic pain and the effects it has on your life.

Here is a fluid list of topics I would like to eventually discuss:

  • What is Chronic Pain
  • Pacing for Chronic Pain
  • Essential oils for the treatment of pain
  • Parenting with Chronic Pain
  • Guilt
  • Essential oils and Emotions
  • The importance of Exercise
  • Book’s I’ve found helpful
  • Distraction Techniques
  • The dreaded Opiods
  • Lifestyle modifications
  • Why don’t I remember ( the effects of pain on memory)
  • Relationship problems when one partner has chronic pain
  • The importance of a support group
  • Finding a reason to get out of bed
  • The stages of grief with chronic pain
  • Crunchy therapies to treat pain
    • acupuncture
    • acupressure
    • energy healing
    • essential oils
    • green smoothies
    • supplements
    • meditation
    • biofeedback
    • CBD Oil
    • Marijuana use for chronic pain
  • Conventional therapies
    • spinal injections
    • back brace
    • heat therapy
    • cold therapy
    • medications (opioids, antidepressants, muscle relaxers, anti-seizure)
    • physical therapy
    • aquatic therapy
    • surgery for back pain


Wow, that’s a lot, and it’s going to take time for me to get to this.   Please let me know if there is anything else you would like information about and I can add it to the list.

Thanks for stopping by

-Julie the Nurse

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