My patient had chronic foot pain (“severe multi-joint degenerative changes” on scans) and over a decade of swelling – she was improving really well with therapy aimed at foot health, foot in the brain representational health and interactions between the two. 246 more words
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What to do with my brain on a bad pain day?
Sounds weird, but one of the greatest problems is thinking during a bad bout. It is established that pain is not only processed in the affected area of the brain, but under duress takes over adjacent neural real estate. 399 more words
Dr. Mercola has just posted an article about a theory and training developed by Dr. David Hanscom, an orthopaedic spine surgeon. After 15 years of chronic pain, he diagnosed himself with neurophysiologic pain and cured himself by expressive writing – getting out on paper all his negative feelings. 669 more words