10 Best Ways to Distract Yourself from Pain

Patient Expert

Pain is often unavoidable for most in the RA community. When pain does strike, you may sometimes feel your only avenue is to succumb and wallow in self-pity. But, here's a better idea—go for a distraction from the pain. While you may have to push yourself to muster the strength, it will certainly feel better to laugh, than to cry.

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*Thank you to For Grace and their annual Women in Pain Conference for inspiring this topic on healthy ways to distract yourself from chronic pain.