Last week a new website for people in chronic pain was launched – www.mypainfeelslike.ie.
The website was launched on the back of some excellent research carried out in 2012 on chronic pain amongst the adult population in Ireland. What the researchers discovered was that over 1 in 3 people in Ireland are in chronic pain. Chronic pain is pain that lasts longer than 3 months which is quite a significant amount of time to be in pain. Of those people that reported being in chronic pain nearly half of them reported the lower back as being the primary source of their pain. So this means that there are hundreds of thousands of people in Ireland with chronic low back pain.
There are numerous myths around low back pain and it can be extremely confusing for people to figure out what is good and what is bad for their back. Physiotherapy is an excellent way to get quality advise and treatment for chronic low back pain. A good physiotherapist can allay fears and empower people to find a long-term effective solution to their back pain. If this is something that affects you there are options available and physiotherapy is an excellent treatment option.
Feel free to contact the clinic and we would love to help resolve your chronic pain.