Types of Chronic Pain and Their Impact

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Pain

Finding the right diagnosis is one of the most challenging parts of dealing with chronic pain. There are many potential sources of chronic pain, and patients may be affected by more than one issue at the same time. While physical causes are a major piece of the puzzle, it’s also important to look at the psychological component of your pain.

Understanding the Causes of Back Pain

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Pain in the neck

Back pain is an extremely common ailment, with 50-80% of the US population experiencing back pain at some point in their lives.1 Pain can occur in the upper or lower back, and the location of your pain may point to a possible cause.

How Obesity Leads to Back Pain

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How Obesity Leads to Back Pain

Obesity is a prevalent and growing health problem, affecting approximately one-third of adults in the United States.1In addition to increasing the risk of high blood pressure, stroke, heart disease and other serious health issues, obesity can also contribute to chronic joint, muscle and back pain.