Fun Pain Fact

The PT I see regularly is very into the research side of myofascial pain, and very talkative, so I get interesting facts and anecdotes to take away from most visits. Here’s your fact of the day:

Myofascial low back pain is interpreted by the same area of the brain that processes depression, which is, possibly, why this variety of pain in particular is as powerfully correlated with depression as it is.