Live Without Pain & Other Chronic Health Symptoms

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Treat Chronic Health Ailments using a Brain and Nervous System Approach

Welcome to The Pain PT

Most chronic pain practices offer a Pain ‘Management’ program.

I offer a Chronic Pain and Chronic Health ‘Solution’ program.

Why manage chronic symptoms forever when you can start to solve them now?

The key is getting to the underlying source of the symptoms.

The source lies in the signaling of the brain and nerve pathways, while the symptoms lie in the body.

There is now a lot of science supporting the role of the brain in chronic pain and other chronic health issues.

The brain is neuro-plastic and can change, so it’s possible to reverse these long-standing conditions.

Treat the source and you can solve the problem.

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Fight, Flight, Freeze, Fawn Symptoms in the Body

One way to understand how the brain can create symptoms in the body is through fight, flight, freeze, fawn nervous system reactions. These stress or trauma reactions are real but they are protective in…

Somatization in those with chronic symptoms

Wanted to touch on somatization again here as it's something that is a focus point of the work I do with people with chronic somatic symptoms. According to this research paper, "more than one-third of…

Insecure Attachment From Childhood Linked to Somatic Symptoms

What is Somatization? Creating a sense of safety and security within ourselves is important for our brain and nervous system to settle and relax, which helps to reduce somatic symptoms in the body. Research…

Social pain and physical pain similar in the brain

A study at University of Michigan found that 'physical pain and intense feelings of social rejection “hurt” in the same way'. Social psychologist Ethan Kross states: "We found that powerfully inducing…

Catastrophizing an indendent risk factor for widespread chronic pain

A recent study this month February 2024 found 'Pain catastrophizing appears to be an independent risk factor for progression to chronic widespread pain among patients with chronic low back pain. These…

Forgiveness and Health

Forgiveness can be an important piece in the process for chronic symptom recovery. Forgiveness is first about releasing and expressing and offloading our anger and resentment. Holding onto anger creates…

Research shows most chronic neck & back pain is non-structural or nociplastic pain

A recent 2023 study authored by Dr. Howard Schubiner in the Journal of Pain  assessed 222 chronic low back and neck pain patients in a primary care clinic. A physician was trained to diagnose for structural…

Stress is a neglected cause of health complaints

The role of mental and emotional stress in medicine has been by and large neglected and un-diagnosed as a primary cause of somatic symptoms and health illness in the body. Most primary health practitioners…

Not knowing what you’re feeling Emotionally can manifest Physically

There's been more and more research emerging on the role of what's called alexithymia and it's role in health complaints in the body. Alexithymia literally means “lack of words for emotions” or is…
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