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Can everyday activities intensify chronic pain?

Everyday activities can intensify chronic pain if you don't perform them safely. In fact, your posture and biomechanics can either make or break your chronic pain management plan. For example, that one-hour back massage won't help if you slouch at your desk the very next day and reignite your pain. So, whether you're driving a car or lifting a potted plant, mind how you use your body.

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