Unfortunately, living with pain can affect a person's mood by making someone more susceptible to emotional changes that can foster depression, anxiety, and fear. Not to mention pain really throws a kink in your active lifestyle, preventing you from doing the things you love—the things that make you, you!
It is estimated that currently, millions of people experience chronic pain such as:
Pain is a multi-dimensional, subjective experience unique to every individual. Weirdly, pain doesn’t only affect your emotions, causing you to be anxious or depressed, it can also be the expression of your anxiety and depression. That’s right, your unaddressed emotional baggage could be causing pain, and/or your pain could be causing you emotional distress. Talk about a knot to untangle!
The good news is, there is significant evidence supporting the inclusion of orthopedic massage therapy to help alleviate the different types of pain that plague so many of us and even prevent them from getting severe in the first place.
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