chronic pain Tag

This article looks at several reasons why chronic pain patients may not approach a psychologist for help, and/or may not return for more sessions to support or assist them. Given that most studies put the prevalence of chronic pain at around 20% of the population, and...

How We Can Save $Billions Annually, Using a Novel Chronic Pain Treatment that Aims to Get People Back to Work More Comfortably and Quickly then Ever Before

It is widely acknowledged that current treatments for chronic pain work no better than placebo. So it is no wonder that some 3 million Australians are currently living with persistent pain which nothing seems to help. Amongst those 3 million, it is no wonder that the 96,000 Australians who struggle with chronic lower back pain due to work injury, are not getting relief, and are costing employers and insurers an absolute bomb.

Yes ... You Can Now Turn Off Chronic Pain, and Here's the Proof

There are a growing number of physicians and scientists who recognise that it is actually possible to turn off chronic pain.

The Role of the Amygdala

Study after study demonstrates the role of the amygdala in the perception of chronic pain. A 2012 meta-analysis in the journal “Human Brain Mapping”1 pointed to a universal acceptance of the role of the amygdala, but also to marked differences between brain imaging relating to acute and chronic pain.
Yes, your chronic pain is probably in your head, but before you go all “full metal jacket on me”, when I say “all in your head”, I DO NOT MEAN that in the way you might have been told by your doctor, specialist, or psychologist. Some of them are right up to date with the latest research, but most of them right now are blaming you and your attitude for your pain! Well no more!