You've got questions on chronic pain? I've got answers. What is chronic pain?An unpleasant physical sensation that's occurred for longer than a few months. How long does it last?Months, years, or decades if untreated. Don't leave it unmanaged. Please. What is a pain flare-up?A period of increased pain intensity. Just like how a migraine comes … Continue reading Every Question You’ve Had About Chronic Pain In 10 Sec Or Less
The Great Pain Deception. Source: steveozanich.com It is hard to describe what kind of book The Great Pain Deception by Steve Ozanich is. Is it a well researched journalistic exposé of medical negligence? A help guide? A personal reflection? Is he trying to convert the masses, or just preaching to the choir? It took me … Continue reading The Great Pain Deception By Steve Ozanich: A Review
There is no denying that curing your chronic pain (also known as tension myositis syndrome) requires a change in lifestyle. No change in lifestyle is complete without a to-do list. You know, that massive laundry list of all the things you just have to do to get on top of your diet or conquer your … Continue reading Stop Doing These To Start Curing Your Chronic Pain [In 60 Min].
If you’ve done any research online for chronic pain, you’ve stumbled across the term tension myositis syndrome (TMS). Maybe you’ve found this by reading Dr John Sarno’s works or browsing the TMS wiki page. The topic of tension myositis syndrome is wormhole. You’ve got questions and we’ve got answers. By the end of this introductory … Continue reading What Is Tension Myositis Syndrome? 
Why do things that are ultimately good for us always suck? Dieting = boring. Fitness = lame. Finishing an assignment = argh! How often have you started something good, only for it to fall by the wayside? You’ve just been acquainted with a little thing called experiential avoidance, and it's sabotaging your recovery from chronic … Continue reading Experiential Avoidance: Why You Won’t Heal Chronic Pain Without Addressing This First
Admit it, we’ve all been there when things just seem to stall on the path to chronic pain recovery. Even more frustrating is when you can’t find out why it has faltered. Discovering that my pain was caused by unresolved emotional issues, not tissue damage, was as revolutionary as it was bizarre. Knowing this simple … Continue reading Has Your Chronic Pain Recovery Stalled? Get Unstuck With These Tips.
Source: https://www.amazon.com/Unlearn-Your-Pain-third-Keller/dp/0984336745/ Ask any ex-chronic pain sufferer for a book recommendation and Unlearn Your Pain by Howard Schubiner, MD, is always top of mind. If you've spent any time on various TMS forums or Facebook groups, it is usually mentioned with the likes of Dr Sarno's work. So it's only fitting that we take the … Continue reading Unlearn Your Pain by Howard Schubiner: Book Review
Chronic pain, TMS, mind body disorders, or psychosomatic symptoms. Whatever you call them they are hard concepts to understand as a patient. Harder still when you need to explain it to your friends, family, and co-workers. That's why we've listed five important chronic pain quotes. Do you get lost for words when questions are shot … Continue reading Five Chronic Pain Quotes (And Why They Are Important)
What do you think of when you hear Dr Sarno's 12 daily reminders for chronic pain? Rules? More rules? Really? I hear you. Life is full of countless things we “should” be doing; spend more time with friends and family, eat healthier, exercise more, progress your career, give your kids opportunity. So do we really … Continue reading Dr Sarno’s 12 Daily Reminders For Chronic Pain