Gadgets and Products for Living Well With Pain
There are many great products on the market that can help pain sufferers to live well or at least improve the quality of their life, the ease of doing every day…
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The holidays are upon us, and you’ve likely started shopping for your friends and loved ones. Gift ideas for pain sufferers that show compassion, thought and most of all benefit can be a challenge. But we’re here to help with some ideas that primarily have come from our readers and Facebook Fans! For some products, the fans mentioned specific brands. In other cases, our fans simply recommended types of products – and we did the research.
Wouldn’t it be great if neurostimulator companies would develop a device to provide pain relief for the extremities…without large battery packs and with an ergonomic-friendly design? If this is the type of nerve stimulator you’ve been waiting for, the wait is over. Within the last five to six years, there has been a big push to develop specific stimulator devices for the periphery or extremities of the body. Learn more about them and how to get one for yourself.
Resilient’s Recovery Diary is a daily journal to keep track of your progress in recovering from depression or anxiety (or whatever journey you may be on). It includes some of our favorite articles from Resilient and the Negativity Detox and 365 daily entries with journal prompts and a checklist to keep you on track with healthy habits.
Slippers…a common holiday gift and for good reason. But slippers provide more than just comfort, especially for chronic pain sufferers, such as diabetics, folks with plantar fasciitis or those with back problems. Podiatrists recommend slippers over barefoot walking at home, and believe it or not, slippers do need to be replaced each year as they can accumulate (yuck) bacteria, fungus and microbes! What’s the best way to choose the right slippers?
Many with fibro have found relief using some of these products. Editor’s note: The following piece should not be taken as medical advice. Any medical information included is based on a personal experience. For questions or concerns regarding health, please consult a doctor or medical professional.
4 Things Happen When You Get a Himalayan Salt Lamp - have you tried one of these? If the benefits are accurate, they could be good for just about anyone with or even without a chronic pain condition. Take a look and decide for yourself if this is a good investment!
People with various chronic illnesses have a hard time in the kitchen with many tasks that involve using their hands but also standing for long periods of time. There are some great gadgets (many inexpensive) that can make life so much easier...regardless of your pain condition. This is a great list!
If you’re looking for holiday gifts to ease pain or bring a smile to your loved one’s face (or get ideas for your own list), check out our gift guide compiled just for you. Choose from jewelry, fun accessories, and products to reduce stress and feel better. Sometimes the most thoughtful gifts are the ones your family members or friends want but wouldn’t buy for themselves. Find gifts for chronic pain sufferers with our guide.