The New Year has arrived, and millions of people across the world are setting their 2015 resolutions. While majority of them will be to get back to the gym and eat a healthier diet, for some, it is as simple as to feel better.
For the countless amount of chronic pain sufferers, the New Year is the perfect motivation to finally stand up and put an end to the pain. While that is easier said than done, and could be a never ending journey, it is up to them to make the change. There are many resolutions you can commit to if you are dealing with chronic pain, and all it takes is motivation.
-Stop complaining, and make a change
While it is hard for those who don’t suffer from chronic pain to understand, constantly complaining won’t stop you from feeling bad. Make the decision to diminish negativity, and think positively. It may be hard, but it will be worth it.
While this is no secret, it is something that many give up on due to the pain being too much to commit to exercising regularly. If you can push through and commit to low impact activities, you can reduce stiffness in the joints and muscles that can correlate with pain, as well as strengthen yourself to do even more as time progresses.
Commit yourself to healthier eating habits this year. Not only does a healthy diet lead to positive energy both physically and mentally, it also gets you in better shape which relieves the body of unnecessary tensions that cause pain problems.
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This blog is written for informational purposes only and should not be a substitute for actual medical treatment. Please contact the APM Augusta office to schedule an appointment if you are in need of medical care.