Science may not be able to entirely explain the exact reason why pain worsens in the heat, but we cannot ignore it! In Dallas, Texas, the average high temperature sways to a sweltering 86-98* F in the summertime months. Often, patients who suffer from chronic pain explain the change in weather makes their pain worse.…

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chronic pain while cleaning

It’s spring cleaning season! Recharging, rejuvenating, and getting the house back in order may end in a painful experience. It’s crucial to be prepared before tackling your to-do list. Tending to large spaces takes time and a toll on the body. That’s why we’re preparing you with these 6 simple cleaning tips to help avoid…

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Infusion Pain Treatment for Chronic Pain

Millions of Americans are affected by chronic pain. Living with chronic pain can not only cause those suffering to have to live with pain on a daily basis, it can cause other significant issues as well. It can cause decreased mobility, flexibility, and can make it harder to get through their everyday activities.  If you…

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Alternative Exercises for Chronic Pain

Staying active is an important part of mitigating your chronic pain symptoms. Exercise is shown to reduce your pain levels, reduce inflammation, and increase mobility. Exercise can help strengthen your muscles and when your muscles are strong and working properly, they can better support your body.   While for many, your normal physical activities have been…

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New Year Less Chronic Pain

Every year we see our friends and family members make their resolutions for the new year. You may have some of your own this year. Perhaps you are going to try to kick an old habit or learn a new hobby this year?  For those living with chronic pain, one of the best resolutions you…

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ketamine infusions for chronic pain

More than 50 million adults in the United States are affected by chronic pain. Chronic pain is pain that carries on for longer than 12 weeks despite medication or treatment. Those that suffer from chronic pain know that it can greatly affect their way of life. It can affect everything from your sleep, your work…

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chronic pain and sleep

Sleep is essential for our bodies to function at their best. The American Academy of Sleep Medicine recommends that adults get seven or more hours of sleep a night to be at their healthiest. However, when you are living with a chronic pain condition, it can be a battle to even get a few hours…

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keeping away holiday headaches

For a non-migraine sufferer the holidays can be a time of year that can definitely make your head pound. Trying to cook meals for our families, dealing with visitors, shopping for presents, there is so much going on. It can be full of stress, lack of sleep, poor diet, putting our exercise on the back…

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cold weather and joint pain

Winter is upon us, and for those who suffer from joint pain that can mean even more discomfort. While many people blame their increased aches and pains on the cold weather, it is actually due to changes in the barometric pressure. When there are sudden drops in the barometric pressure, your joints can swell, putting…

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Ways to Ease Arthritis Pain

Over 54 million people in the United States suffer from Arthritis. So it comes at no surprise that many people look for ways in their everyday life that they can make changes to ease their arthritis pain. The experts at Progressive Pain and Interventional Psychiatry always work with their patients to customize a plan that…

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