Pain and your emotions
Chronic pain can limit your everyday activities and make it hard to work. It can also affect how involved you are with friends and family members. Co-workers, family, and friends may have to do more than their usual share when you cannot do the things you normally do. You may feel isolated from the people around you.
Unwanted feelings, such as frustration, resentment, and stress, are often a result. These feelings and emotions can worsen your back pain.
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