I have no chronic issues but develop tension in my shoulders and neck from working at my computer all day. Your cream makes it all go away, fantastic! Recently I went to an NFL Game in severe cold. By the time I got home, the muscles across my shoulder felt like one huge spasm right up neck to the top of my head, I was miserable! Within minutes of applying your pain relief cream, the spasms relaxed and my pain and tension was gone. This product has diverse everyday applications for dealing with stress and tension brought about by daily living.