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January 19, 2015

I discuss in Think Away Your Pain how self-talk and positive affirmations or blocking messages are an important part of breaking old pain pathways in the nervous system.

 

A patient came in recently with an effective one that he indicated I could share in my blog (anon....

January 16, 2015

Okay, clearly a person in pain can't do the above.  Or can they?  Each person assesses the risk of an activity or movement in relation to potential injury.  For example, a normal person doesn't lift up a car.  First of all they can't, secondly they can get hurt (excep...

January 4, 2015

TMS,  an Attention Surplus Disorder?

 

ADD or attention deficit disorder is a medical term for individuals who have an inability to focus or remain focused on a task for a period of time.

 

This got me to thinking:  TMS, in a sense is a surplus of attention, or an ASD (Att...

December 24, 2014

 

 

 

Here's an interesting piece someone sent me:

 

ATHENS, Ohio, Dec. 24 (UPI) — New research suggests muscles respond to simple thoughts of exercise; simply imagining exercise can trick the muscles into delaying atrophy and even getting stronger. It’s further...

December 22, 2014

What could be more relaxing than a massage?  A lovely thirty or sixty minutes of having someone coax your muscles to relax and in so doing allowing the tension and stress of the day (week) to dissolve, to melt out of your body.  If only that feeling would last longer,...

December 17, 2014

I regularly deal with skepticism about the diagnosis of TMS.  I deal with worry that something else is wrong.  I deal with a reluctance to give up a structural model for chronic pain.

    Today, with one patient, I could tell with the first sentence that doubt r...

December 14, 2014

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Are You in Pain? Meet Dr. David Schechter!

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Interview with Pain Reduction Specialist:
Dr. David Schechter

 

Dr. Schechter is the Author of...

December 12, 2014

Every day I see patients in the office who have pain.  I also see patients with injuries to the shoulder, knee, wrist, broken ribs, etc.  But pain is challenging and fascinating especially as one unearths the human stories behind the pain.  When men come in with pelvic...

December 7, 2014

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December 1, 2014

Brief video about the new book. 

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