Change the Way You Think About Pain

By Oklahoma Pain Management Center “Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you’re gonna get.” Tom Hanks’ famous quote in Forrest Gump rings true, even for chronic pain sufferers. You never know what twists and turns will come in life, but it’s how you react to them that matters. Healthy Thinking … Read More
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Make a Resolution to Reduce Pain!

Every New Year’s Day, many people make a promise to themselves to engage in an act of self-improvement or to be nicer to others.  Many people make a resolution to improve their physical well-being by eating healthier foods, losing weight, exercising more, drinking less alcohol and quitting smoking. If you suffer from mild, moderate or chronic physical pain, reducing or eliminating… Read More
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Lupus and Pain Management

Lupus is a chronic, autoimmune disease that can damage any part of the body (skin, joints, and/or organs inside the body). 90% of lupus patients experience joint or muscle pain.  To learn about how lupus patients could find optimal pain relief, Salonpas sat down with Dr. Donald E. Thomas, the author of The Lupus Encyclopedia. [caption id="attachment_1550" align="alignright" width="300"] Dr. Donald E.… Read More
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Pain Management Tips for “Desk Jockeys”

Are you a “desk jockey” who spends far too much time at your desk?  What toll does excessive sitting and computer work take on the body?  What can desk jockeys do as preventative measures and how can they reverse existing pain problems such as neck and back tension? Salonpas® interviewed doctors and wellness experts on ways to fix an aching back and neck. … Read More
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