When chronic pain emerges in the absence of a definable condition
We most often treat chronic pain that stems from conditions including injuries, degenerative spinal conditions and autoimmune disorders like osteoarthritis. But chronic pain doesn't have to have a definable cause; it can also come about due to stress and anxiety. While people are used to the physical manifestations of stress like headaches, digestion problems and other physical complaints, we are less familiar with the way stress can cause chronic pain. Let's take a look at the link between stress and chronic pain, because it is not as tenuous as it may seem. And its prevalence is on the rise.