Have you ever considered challenging and managing your pain using your brain? I am not for any stretch of my imagination suggesting that any of us can do what Tiger does – but we can consider what it means to us as just ‘ordinary’ people if we challenge our own physical pain . Listen to this brief explanation of what some of the pain experts are saying about how to control pain, by redirecting the concept of pain and how to manage this challenge.
Take a look at the concept of this integrative method of self-care at the websites below. And, then tell your brain – to tell your back AND LEG pain – that you can walk a little. As senior citizens, walking is one of the main exercises, which informs our bodies that we have energy, it creates.
In past blog posts I have written about the ways Integrative Medicine can impact our lives as an addition to our wellness regimens.
This is not to suggest that your medications are not appropriate for your medical needs. However, I believe that conversations about other methods in how we think about pain is worth exploring.
Dr. Andrew Weil, has been a pioneer of new ideas for maintaining a healthful lifestyle, his website has a wealth of information that you will want to explore.
In a recent podcast Dr. Weil discusses ideas with Dr. Howard Schubiner, an internist, pediatrician, and director of the Mind Body Medicine Center, which they refer to as “Mind-Body Approaches” to healing chronic pain.
As I have discussed in the past, the aging process brings about all types of adjustments we must confront. Therefore, when I find something interesting, which I believe can complement your well-being, I am eager to share it with you.
Below is podcast, which discusses integrative methods, for healing chronic pain and what causes it.
Listen when you find an opportunity. It just may help you.
You can visit Dr. Weil’s website at the links below.
I had the fortunate experience to learn about using Yoga for pain from a public television station, and thought I would share that information with you along with some websites, which provide information on Yoga for seniors (not that you have to be one to benefit from reducing pain with Yoga methodologies).