The artilcle, titled: Mental disorders among persons with chronic back or neck pain: results from the world mental health surveys, reports cross-national data concerning back or neck pain comorbidity with mental disorders.
The study found a strong association between sufferers of chronic back or neck pain and mood related or anxiety related mental health disorders. The association of mental disorders with back/neck pain showed a consistent pattern across both developed and developing countries.
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What has this got to do with chiropractic? Chiropractors are experts in the management of back and neck pain. So if you suffer chronic pain, and also anxiety or depression, give us a call at Point Clare Chiropractic. If we can help manage your pain, it may help you manage your mental health condition as well.