Joint Pain Blog

Chronic Pain

  • What is rheumatoid disease?

    Rheumatoid Disease, also known as Rheumatoid Arthritis, is a systemic autoimmune disease where the immune system attacks the body.

    The most common symptom is swollen painful joints. Some patients describe rheumatoid pain as like joints 'being on fire' or 'pulled apart'.

  • How to practice gratitude when you have chronic pain?

    Gratitude encourages us to understand our circumstances in a way that can increase our feelings of joy. 

    Practicing gratitude on a daily basis has been linked to reduced stress and pain, and increased happiness. 

  • What's the link between chronic pain and depression?

    Living with chronic pain can be tough.

    It is unsurprising that people with joint pain are more likely to suffer from depression.

    Some studies say that up to 20% of joint pain patients will suffer from depression.