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Your Brain Wave State is One of the Keys to Healing

I am big proponent using conscious mindfulness and self-awareness to teach the brain and body to relax and to put it into a healing state. I use it daily and teach it to others as a cornerstone to good…

The Key To Taming Chronic Pain is Learning to How to Reduce Stress

The one common denominator with chronic pain and other chronic health problems is an inability to activate the parasympathetic nervous system for long enough periods of time. Basically this means our nervous…

Retrain Our Brains to Tame Chronic Pain

Being a PT or physiotherapist as many call us in most parts of the world, I have had the chance to learn from some great fellow Physios. Two of them are mentioned in this article- Lorimer Moseley and David…

Feel it to Heal it- Learning to get in touch with your body

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One of the big pieces of this healing program is What I call "feel it to heal it"- It is a process of openly feeling and accepting what our bodies are giving us- in terms of sensations, symptoms, and emotions.…

Emotional Awareness & Expression Therapy

Emotional Awareness and Expression Therapy (EAET) is one of the tools I use with chronic pain and other chronic health ailments. There is some building research around it that it may be more effective…

Emotional Awareness & Expression Therapy

Emotional Awareness and Expression Therapy (EAET) is one of the tools I use with chronic pain and other chronic health ailments. There is some building research around it that it may be more effective…

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…

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,…

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".…

New pain study offers hope for Lady Gaga, others with fibromyalgia

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…

The weird power of the placebo effect, explained

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.
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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! https:…

Brain Imaging Shows We Can Unlearn Chronic Pain

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…