The Mindfulness Solution to Pain

The Mindfulness Solution to Pain

Step-by-step Techniques for Chronic Pain Management

Book - 2009
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Your mood, thoughts, and emotions can affect your perception of pain and even your ability to heal. In fact, your past life experiences influence your current physical challenges: "your biography influences your biology." While treatments like medication and physical therapy can be enormously beneficial to the body, to maximize pain relief, it's necessary to take advantage of the mind's healing abilities. This book offers a revolutionary new treatment approach, mindfulness-based chronic pain management, that helps you harness your mind's power to quiet your pain and put you in control.

Mindfulness practice, which includes stationary meditations, movement meditations, mindful art, and other strategies, will help you:

Understand how emotions and thoughts affect physical symptoms Reverse the debilitating effects of some chronic pain conditions Prevent pain from becoming chronic or long-term Lift the anxiety and depression that may accompany chronic pain
Publisher: Oakland, CA : New Harbinger, c2009
ISBN: 9781572245815
1572245816
Branch Call Number: 616.0472 G22m
Characteristics: xii, 209 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Costin-Hall, Lucie

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Aug 08, 2012

Excellent book on living with chronic or persistant pain. Not a quick solution but an ongoing way of life. And it works.

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