Pain is confusing. Chronic pain is very mysterious to many people. This video helps to explain a little bit about how pain works in your brain.

Some people assume that this video is saying that pain isn’t real, or that it’s “all in your head” as if it is something imagined. Please watch the entire video and you’ll see that those two assumptions are actually addressed. To be sure, there are still many things that we have yet to learn about pain, especially chronic pain. But there is hope. Research is showing how beneficial exercise can be for those in chronic pain.

If you’d like to know how a physical therapist can help, please view our post on this topic Chronic Pain: Physical Therapy Can Help!