Summer Fun & Chronic Pain by Jackie Manning, ARNP

Summer brings with it travel, water activities, food & fun. As most of us know, the relentless heat can be less than pleasant! Below are a few tips to help those who suffer from chronic pain to enjoy the outdoors. With just a few adaptations, it’s possible to be outdoors and enjoy the fresh air and fun.

Swimming & Degenerative Disc Pain by Jackie Manning, ARNP

One of the best parts of summer is heading to the pool to cool off! The pool is a Godsend particularly for those with degenerative disc pain. Although the reasons behind the reduced pain are unclear and up for debate—the important nugget of information here—is that sufferers feel that sense of relief as soon as their bodies glide effortlessly through the water.