In PAIN Walk more ~ It may be one of the best prescriptions to cope with chronic pain.
•Aim to walk, or exercise in other ways~ five times a week for 20 minutes a day.
•Chronic pain may lead to sleeplessness, drain you of energy, lead to depression, make you not want to do activities you typically enjoy, weaken your immune system because so much of your body’s energy is spent dealing with pain.
•Daily pain tends to make less active, and that often makes pain worse, so make it practice of more movements.
•Eat a rainbow of colorful food. Learn to absorb it in daily life!
•Exercise also releases endorphins; body’s natural painkillers.
•Work up to it slowly, adding a few minutes a week.
And Pain no one wants it, yet it is body’s way of getting attention when something is wrong.