Chronic pain treatment aims to maximize function and quality of life. Your doctors can help you manage pain.
Full-body stretches, mild yoga, or tai chi for 10–15 minutes daily.
Your doctor may suggest an exercise plan to boost mood, tone muscles, and relieve pain.
Relaxed breathing, gradual muscular relaxation, and awareness are examples. Relaxation and mindfulness smartphone apps may help.
Overdoing or underdoing might hurt. Structure and regularity may be achieved by preparing daily work, entertainment, and other duties. Breaks before a pain flare might reduce frustration.
Studies suggest treating anxiety and depression may decrease pain and enhance quality of life. Discuss anxiety or sadness with your doctor.
Creating pleasant moments may help manage suffering. Fun activities reduce pain signals.
In-person or online connection with friends and family helps reduce pain concentrate.
Poor sleep worsens discomfort. Sleep hygiene, relaxation, and a soothing evening routine may help.