Approximately 10 million people in the UK live with pain on an almost daily basis, this often has a major impact on their quality of life and is the second highest cause of days off work.
The cost of back pain to the exchequer is estimated to be in the region of £5 billion per annum. The costs to individual in terms of quality of life is priceless
Pain is multifactorial and understanding our emotional relationship to it is an important factor when beginning the process of managing this condition especially when dealing with chronic problems.
Understanding Pain video
This is a great little film which can help people think about the other factors which affect pain levels.