Entries by The Pain PT

Stress is the cause of many chronic health ailments

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 […]

Re-Shaping Your Brain’s Response to Pain

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 […]

Brain Shapes Pain and Links Ouch With Emotion

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 […]

Understanding the Brain-Pain Approach

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/