Imagine you are outside, enjoying our beautiful Bellingham summer when suddenly you start having back pain.  Acute shoulder pain, lower back pain, and hip pain are common occurrences for most of us.   However, muscle pain can be debilitating for some, especially when if it turns chronic. Many factors play in to chronic pain.

Chronic lower back pain can be debilitating

Undiagnosed trigger points, depression, low hormonal levels, psychological factors, poor sleep, and vitamin deficiencies are just a few reasons. Let’s dive deeper in to a few of these.  So you’ve been working from home for the last 3 months and now have chronic upper back and shoulder tension that effects your ability to sleep.  Learn how postural “strain” is a big contributor to chronic muscle pain.  Have you had your thyroid levels checked lately?  Low thyroid levels can lead to muscle pain, excessive fatigue, and low energy levels. Have more questions that need answered?  Would you like to schedule an “in-clinic” or TelePT session?  Schedule online now!