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People Think I’m Making up My Back Pain

People Think I’m Making up My Back Pain

Dealing with chronic back pain is hard enough, but when people think you’re just making up your pain, or that it’s all in your head – it can be make life even more difficult. In this article, we are going to discuss what to do when family, friends, and the people around you think you are making up your back pain.

Your Pain is Not Make Believe

Many patients who suffer from chronic back pain question whether the pain they are experiencing is real or made up. Every patient experiences pain differently – it’s a very subjective thing. Even so, sometimes patients think that their pain is all in their head. They’re not entirely wrong. Pain signals from the body are sent via the nervous system to the brain, where the signals are interpreted as pain. So you could say that all pain is in the patient’s head. However, that doesn’t mean that the pain is not real.

Getting the Help You Need

There are treatments available even for the most complex pain conditions. If your friends, family, or even your doctor thinks you are making your pain up, it’s time to get a second opinion. A good physician can diagnose your back pain, find out what’s causing it, and recommend options for treating the pain.

If you are suffering through life with chronic back pain – don’t resign yourself to a life of pain. Take action and make an appointment with a spine specialist who can walk you through what’s causing your pain, as well as your treatment options. Depending on the underlying cause of your pain, minimally invasive keyhole surgery may be your best option for pain relief. Inspired Spine has crafted revolutionary surgical procedures that provide shorter operating times, faster recoveries, and less pain than other popular procedures. Contact us today to see how an Inspired Spine surgery can help you, or use our online tool to find a provider in your area who performs Inspired Spine surgery.