Using Hot and Cold Therapy After Total Joint Replacement Surgery

Peer Health can connect you with a personalized peer community to share provider recommendations, treatment options, and define your best life. Sign up for our beta and newsletter today. People have been using heat and cold therapies to ease pain in joints for years. When you’re recovering from joint replacement surgery any relief is welcome,…

Preparing For Your Joint Replacement Surgery

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Being Consistent and Kind To Yourself With a Chronic Illness

Peer Health can connect you with a personalized peer community to share provider recommendations, treatment options, and define your best life. Sign up for our beta and newsletter today. A chronic illness is just that. Chronic. When a person is first diagnosed it can be difficult to grasp the concept of “life-long,” even when they…

Preparing for Prescription Opioids Post Total Joint Replacement

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Having Freedom and Independence when you have a Chronic Illness

Peer Health can connect you with a personalized peer community to share provider recommendations, treatment options, and define your best life. Sign up for our beta and newsletter today. One of the biggest fears people have when facing a life-long chronic illness is the loss of freedom and independence. Most illnesses do require a change…

Manage Your Gout With These Simple Cherry Recipies

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Summer Heat and Chronic Illnesses

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The Importance of a Support System when living with a Chronic Illness

Peer Health can connect you with a personalized peer community to share provider recommendations, treatment options, and define your best life. Sign up for our beta and newsletter today. Whether you’re newly diagnosed or you’ve been living with a chronic illness for some time now the importance of a social support system cannot be overlooked….

Music & its Effects on Chronic Pain

Peer Health can connect you with a personalized peer community to share provider recommendations, treatment options, and define your best life. Sign up for our beta and newsletter today. Enjoying music has been proven to change people’s moods but some scientific studies show that it may not be limited to just your emotional health. In…