Do you know that 75% to 90% of all doctor’s office visits are for stress-related ailments and complaints? https://www.webmd.com/balance/stress-management/effects-of-stress-on-your-body Stress is the single biggest unknown risk factor for heath problems that no one asks about. How often does your doctor or health practitioner inquire about current or past life stressors and the relationship to your […]
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One of the tools I use to work with chronic pain and other chronic health issues is EAET ( Emotional Awareness and Expression Therapy). We know chronic pain is not only a sensory feeling in the the body, but an emotional experience as well. Getting to the underlying emotions around the pain and health condition […]
NPR piece on the Brain and Pain- We know the brain is intimately involved with chronic pain and other chronic health issues. We also know the definition of pain is a “sensory and emotional experience”. As we move from acute and subacute pain to chronic pain, we need to look less at the sensory aspect […]
Just returned from London was at a fantastic pain conference put on by Georgie Oldfield and her organization SIRPA. One of my colleagues and a leader in this field, Dr. Howard Schubiner’s new study is gaining some recognition. Read the article here.
See the video here.
What we believe has a huge impact on our pain. The placebo is the brain effect and we should use it to our advantage to heal. Interesting read! Read article here.
Have a look at my Brain-Pain approach to understand some of the science and understanding behind the three step process I take to get people out of pain and back to doing the things they love! http://www.thepainpt.com/pain-resolution-approach/
More studies supporting the notion of learned neural pathways and brain changes with chronic pain. Good news Chronic Pain can be unlearned and the brain changes back to a normal state as a result. Read the article here.