Back pain

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How depression and back pain are linked

A recent study shows that depression may trigger back pain, rather than an injury being the cause. In fact, people with depression are 60% percent more likely to develop low back pain in their lifetime, according to recent research.

 

Why does depression lead to back pain?

At Jung Shim, we see two different scenarios that are common for many clients who first visit us with depression (and back pain):

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One surprising cause of back pain

 

What is back pain?

The problem with back pain is that conventional doctors treat as a physical pain. Why is this a problem? Because it can't be identifid with a test or imaging study. Conditions commonly linked to back pain include: Muscle or ligament strain. Repeated heavy lifting or a sudden awkward movement may strain back muscles and spinal ligaments. Jung Shim take a look at another cause of back pain that is very often overlooked.

 

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