What if there was a drug you could take that would make it less likely you would develop chronic pain—and help you cope with pain when it crops up? We'd probably all be taking it, right?
Well, there is such a drug—exercise.
Increasingly, research is showing that getting exercise and staying active can help people avoid chronic pain—and help treat it when it can’t be avoided.
One study looked at pain processing in the central nervous system. It found that older adults who were physically active were better able to block responses to pain. Another review of research found that physical...Read More