If you live with any kind of chronic pain, you know how debilitating and frustrating it can be. The Western medical model would lead you to believe that your physical pain can only have physical causes. When tests can’t point to any clear answers, doctors generally prescribe anti-depressants and opioid painkillers to mask the symptoms.
Sadly, opioids have been shown to be extremely addictive and have led to the deaths of thousands of people. Knowing this, many chronic pain sufferers are looking for more natural treatment strategies. The most promising and non-invasive treatment for chronic pain is mind-body therapy.
How Does Mind-Body Therapy Help Chronic Pain Sufferers?
It’s well documented that there’s a deep connection between our psychological (mind) and physiological (body) well-being. Simply put, the mind and the body are one. What we think often affects how we physically feel and vice versa.
Chronic physical symptoms can cause people to fall into a downward spiral of…
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