Posted by | February 13 | 2018

How to Deal with Chronic Pain

Have you been experiencing the same pain for more than three months? Is standardized treatment not giving you the relief you need? Chances are you have a source of chronic pain and need to start taking a different approach to your recovery. Don’t fear though because you’ve come to the right place. MedRehab has a couple tips for you on how to deal with chronic pain and can help you start seeing changes in your pain immediately. Here are five ways you can start to reduce and manage your chronic pain today:

1. Eat a healthy and well-rounded diet. By fueling your body with healthy vitamins and fats you can lose a few pounds which will reduce the amount of stress you are placing on your body. Eating clean will also change how your body functions and how you view your body which in turn will create a happier you.

2. Practice meditation. Deep breathing and meditation are techniques which promote relaxation of the body. By practicing deep breathing every day you can slowly ease the pain, tension, and tightness.

3. Join a support group. You are not alone and by spending time with those who understand the pain you have, you can make new friends and learn more about ways to cope with your own pain.

4. Find ways to distract yourself from your pain. Find something you love doing – an activity that keeps you busy and thinking about things besides your pain. A few things you can try are tai chi, water aerobics, or even walking the dogs with a neighbor.

5. Give physiotherapy a try. There are plenty of practices such as orthopedics, chiropractic care, physiotherapy, sports medicine, and more which are designed to help relieve all levels of chronic pain.

Want to get started on relieving your chronic pain today? MedRehab can get you started with #5 on the list of tips provided above. MedRehab Group has seven physiotherapy clinics located throughout the GTA. MedRehab Group offers a variety of services such as Chiropractic Care, Acupuncture, Shockwave Therapy, Naturopathy, and Orthopedics. We feel your pain and want to get you back to your prime health. Give us a call or stop by one of our clinics to get started on your path to recovery.

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