Repressed Emotions & Physical Symptoms

Here is an article describing how repressed emotions can affect…

Self-Efficacy is Important for Healing Chronic Symptoms

One thing that's not talked about much in the chronic pain world…

20 year study shows how anger can cause health symptoms

In this study the authors were looking at whether chronic…

Anxiety the cause of many physical symptoms

Anxiety is probably the biggest thing I see in my practice that…

Chronic pain is a memory of the pain in the brain

Researchers at Northwestern University have been studying the…

Altered Brain Connections in Chronic Back Pain

I've posted before about how we see stronger one-way brain signals…

Scaling Up Cortical Control Inhibits Pain

What this fMRI brain study and many others are showing is a loss…

The Nocebo Effect Produces Physical Symptoms

This 2020 study in the New England Journal of Medicine from Harvard…

Central Sensitization in many chronic pain conditions

Central sensitization is something I see in a lot of people with…

What contributes most to pain with lumbar disc herniation?

Radiating leg pain from a lumbar disc herniation is often…