Tag Archives: Pain Management

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Ergo Month Volume III – Your ergonomic home.

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    The health and productivity benefits of workplace ergonomics are well documented, including positive outcomes associated with accommodating the ergonomic needs of our aging workforce. And, just as ergonomics successfully adapts specific jobs and tasks to workers, good ergonomic design can also make many of our daily tasks and activities at home easier and […]

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Everyday Ergonomics at Home

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It’s Ergo July here at EasierLiving! We’ll be blogging all month about home office products to help you be more productive and stay healthy while working form home.   At work you had a special chair or maybe a cushion, and a certain keyboard, or you stood on anti fatigue mats, and a myriad of […]

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Pain Relief While You Sleep

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Many people who are living with chronic pain often deal with the struggle of not being able to fall asleep, stay asleep, or are waking up too early because of the pain. Sleep issues cause frustration, fatigue, and can make the pain worse that it was before. Nearly two-thirds of those with chronic pain also […]

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Relieve Pain Without Medication

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Chronic pain affects over 100 million Americans, and over 1.5 billion people worldwide. This means that chronic pain is affecting more people than diabetes, heart disease, strokes, and cancer combined! Lucky for us there are some great tips and products for homecare that can be used in order to reduce chronic pain, and improve quality […]

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Did You Know It’s Pain Awareness Month?

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September has been deemed Pain Awareness Month in order for professional organizations to raise public awareness about pain, and pain management. Organizations are trying to raise more awareness about chronic pain, and ways to cope with daily pain by using home healthcare products. Chronic pain is defined as “pain that continues a month or more […]

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Coping with Chronic Back Pain

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The standard advice for coping with chronic back pain is usually a mix of exercise, back pain support products, and anti-inflammatories. It’s good advice, sure, but incomplete for many people. Doctors have long suspected a missing link in back pain treatment. It’s what conventional wisdom overlooks: the mind-body connection. The results of one study show that […]

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The Importance of Exercising with Arthritis

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Although it may be the last thing you want to do when you’re suffering from pain, exercising with arthritis has proven to be very beneficial. It seems only logical to stop moving the part of your body that is aching, but following that instinct may be more negative than positive. Arthritis, also called osteoarthritis, is […]

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Balance Training for Fall Prevention

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Balance, the distribution of weight that allows us to stay upright, is a surprisingly complex process. And yet, it’s something almost no one thinks about until a fall or near fall. When that happens, you’re then left to scramble, turning your house upside down looking for fall prevention products. So the question becomes, Can diminished balance […]

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Bring Ergonomic Comfort to Your Home Office

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If you think ergonomics is just for the office, you may be mistaking. Ergonomics is defined as “the study of people’s efficiency in their working environment”. Meaning that the way in which people sit, stand, speak, hold their computer mouse, etc., affects their capability in the workplace. If a person sits with poor posture, it […]

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Why Haven’t You Tried Yoga Yet?

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Finding a weekly exercise routine can be tough if you’re experiencing arthritis pain and symptoms. Arthritis specialists recommend yoga as an exercise because it is gentle enough to help soothe pain and reduce tension while also increasing flexibility, which are all factors that will help cope with the disease. Doctors recommend doing yoga to not […]