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How does physical activity help in treating chronic pain and depression?

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Many people with chronic pain avoid exercise. But, the less you do, the more out of shape you become. That means you have a higher risk of injury and worse pain.

The key is to break this cycle. Gentle, regular physical activity is key for managing chronic pain. Talk to your doctor about an exercise plan that's safe and effective for you.

Reviewed by Joseph Goldberg on May 10, 2018

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