For people living with chronic pain, getting up and moving can seem daunting. Some think physical activity will make their pain worse. But the truth is, exercise can help reduce that pain.
“Exercising To Ease Pain: Taking Brisk Walks Can Help”
OAAA Program Manager, Kirsten Ambrose, and friend of the OAAA Emma Dehne, along with other experts, were featured on NPR’s Morning Edition in early September. The piece was focused on how physical activity can help release naturally occurring pain-reducing chemicals, as well as activate pain-reducing mechanisms within the body.
You can hear the segment and read the transcript here: https://n.pr/2kd7Tq8
Full story is available here: https://n.pr/2nbgQkF