John A. Jerome. Unlearn Your Pain: A 28-Day Process to Reprogram Your Brain. J Am Osteopath Assoc 2010;110(11):681–682. doi: 10.7556/jaoa.2010.110.11.681.
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If you have been suffering for some time, if your doctors haven't been able to adequately explain why you have so much pain, if your only options are injections or pain medicines, then you are likely to have MBS.
Physical therapy is a form of exercise, so I have no problem with that. While you are exercising, make sure to tell yourself frequently that your body is strong, you are healthy, there is nothing wrong with your body, and that you are doing this to get stronger. If your physical therapist reinforces the idea that there is something wrong with your muscles or joints, this can delay your recovery from MBS.
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