Though 540 million people around the world are affected by back pain at any one time, when you’re struggling it can make you feel isolated.
Joining a support group can help you speak about your condition with people in the same position, who can appreciate the challenges you’re facing.
Here are five back pain support groups that you could consider joining in 2023:
Pain Resource Online Community
- Website: https://community.painresource.com/
- In-person or online: Online
- Cost: Free
If you’d prefer a smaller back pain support group, without all the opinions that can come from an active Facebook group, then take a look at the Pain Resource Online Community.
Their Chronic Pain group currently has just under 300 members, making it easier to build relationships and get to know others struggling with the same condition.
The focus of the group is to ask opinions and share your experiences in a safe and welcoming environment.
Pain Resource also has other communities for those with Fibromyalgia and for people struggling with their mental health.
They even provide support for caretakers — those amazing people who help you live with your condition day to day.
Now you’ve found support groups you could consider, we’ve compiled a list of back pain relief products that you might also be interested in.
It’s a mix of electric back massage tools, creams and a few innovative pain-relieving gadgets.