Tag: barometric pressure

Weather changes and chronic pain;  what is the connection?

Weather changes and chronic pain;  what is the connection? Pain and stiffness are often amplified by the weather, depending on who you ask. Studies have been done to help quantify this phenomenon and most of the studies are inconclusive.  Older folks with chronic pain are quite familiar with it. In our Scotch Plains office, it is much more challenging to stay on schedule when the weather is bad, as it appears everyone is much more sore than usual and they require more work. To understand the phenomenon, you must understand what barometric pressure does.   As we are estimated to be Read More »