Only those who have experienced chronic pain themselves will know how devastating it can feel as a sufferer.
Over eight out of ten chronic pain sufferers report symptoms of depression and anxiety and it's clear as to why it happens.
It's a vicious cycle. You can't sleep at night and this further exacerbates the anxious feelings you have.
Individuals who were once cheerful now
It dampens your mood to the point you'rActivities you once enjoyed cease to excite you. Concentration at work becomes difficult and
There are the late nights where it keeps you up awake for hours, leaving you in a state of fatigue the next day. You dislike how your mood stays perpetually low, but Concentration at work becomes difficult and
It's a vicious cycle
Sleeping becomes difficult,
The pain makes it difficult to sleep, leading to insomnia
The pain keeps you up at night,
You may be plagued with poor moods that feel so unlike yourself. Activities you once enjoyed cease to bring you joy. Concentration at work can become difficult and as your performance starts to slide, it adds to the existing stresses you face.
If you're fortunate, you'll manage to seek a decent amount of relief. But for most, the relief is often shortlived or worse, experience no difference even as months go by.
You've read that physiotherapy offer a long-term solution towards reducing your pain by strengthening your muscle groups, but at times you might be at a stage where even simple exercises feel impossible.
It's exhausting. Your mood
To make matters worse, the invisible nature of chronic pain often makes it difficult for even closes family and friends to empathise with the agony you're going through.
These feelings of isolation often gives rise a dilemma.
As a chronic pain sufferer, you may be stuck between a rock and a hard place, wondering if you have to resign to a life of suffering and or undergo the highly invasive surgeries you so hoped to avoid.
But did you know that there’s actually an alternative option that's able to help relieve your chronic neck and back pain - without the need for highly invasive surgery?