Best Apps to Manage Chronic Pain

Pain Community Top Pick: PainScale

PainScale combines the best features and more from all pain apps into one experience – for FREE.  Where many other apps cost money to get access to all features, PainScale gives users access to medically reviewed content across many conditions, treatments, symptoms, and wellness topics.  Users can track their pain, symptoms, treatments, medications, and activity all in one place with quick logging functionality to let you focus on getting better.  Unlike all the other apps, PainScale securely evaluates your data to generate personalized insights for what makes your pain better or worse.  Sometimes it is helpful to get support from the community – with PainScale, you can learn how others are treating their pain and symptoms.   With reports created by physicians, PainScale helps you and your doctor spot trends and patterns in your symptoms and treatment programs.  For individuals looking to live a healthier life, PainScale offers daily health and wellness activities (eg. meditation, yoga, stretches, exercises, nutrition tips) to help reclaim your life from pain.

Available for:
iPhone
Android

Catch My Pain

This extremely user-friendly app is the perfect companion to all of the other apps listed. It provides a way to track your pain via a pain journal and puts you in touch with a network of pain sufferers like yourself. In this way, you can exchange stories, support, and feedback.

Available for:
iPhone
Android

Simply Yoga

If you’re ready to take a more active role in pain management, yoga may be the key. Studies have proven time and time again that yoga promotes relaxation, alleviates anxiety, and helps with pain management.

Just like with meditation, it can be nerve wracking to try yoga if you’ve never done it before. Simply Yoga is an app designed specifically for beginners. Providing video instruction on yoga postures, you can quickly and effectively learn the best yoga practices to manage pain

Available for:
Android

Mindfulness Meditation App

New research is citing the powerful benefits of meditation and mindfulness to include a reduction is overall pain. Understandably, you may be hesitant to try this technique if you have no knowledge of it. That is where The Mindfulness App can help.

Guiding you through each step of meditation, Mindfulness App can promote relaxation and help to alleviate pain.

Available for:
iPhone
Android