The Mindfulness Solution to Pain: Step-By-Step Techniques for Chronic Pain Management

The Mindfulness Solution to Pain Step By Step Techniques for Chronic Pain Management In The Mindfulness Solution to Pain the authors modify Jon Kabat Zinn s original mindfulness based stress reduction MBSR program to create a new program they call mindfulness based chronic pain manag

  • Title: The Mindfulness Solution to Pain: Step-By-Step Techniques for Chronic Pain Management
  • Author: Jackie Gardner-Nix
  • ISBN: 9781572248045
  • Page: 394
  • Format: ebook
  • The Mindfulness Solution to Pain: Step-By-Step Techniques for Chronic Pain Management

    In The Mindfulness Solution to Pain, the authors modify Jon Kabat Zinn s original mindfulness based stress reduction MBSR program to create a new program they call mindfulness based chronic pain management MBCPM This book will provide a clear, class by class breakdown of the MBCPM program, which has evolved over the last five years of clinical use From the outset, thIn The Mindfulness Solution to Pain, the authors modify Jon Kabat Zinn s original mindfulness based stress reduction MBSR program to create a new program they call mindfulness based chronic pain management MBCPM This book will provide a clear, class by class breakdown of the MBCPM program, which has evolved over the last five years of clinical use From the outset, the authors explain the science behind why the mind is so important in managing pain, and describe functional MRI studies that will interest the reader immediately Initial chapters introduce the readers to how the mind processes pain, the role of their biography and genetics, the physiology of their fight and flight responses, which in chronic pain sufferers have become chronic but usually not perceived by the sufferer, and the role of these chronic responses in impairing healing, sleep, and other important bodily functions There will be an overview of the usual clinical interventions for chronic pain, such as procedures, medications and other alternative therapies The rationale for working with the mind in addition to, or instead of, the other interventions, or after they have failed, will be emphasized Readers are introduced to the concepts of mindfulness and meditation Movement meditations will be discussed early, as some may not manage still meditation poses Readers are coached to do five minute meditations to start with For the first week of the program they will be asked to look at factors, which increase or bring on their pain, factors that are neutral, and factors that help it They will start to pace themselves After that comes practice with becoming aware of physical stressors, starting with sleep hygiene, and meditations designed to promote sleep Sleep deprivation and disrupted sleep cycles are major reasons for poor coping and healing Sleep is also a major factor in migraines and dizziness In all, regular practice of these techniques offers a good chance of quality of life improvement for chronic pain sufferers With index.

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    One thought on “The Mindfulness Solution to Pain: Step-By-Step Techniques for Chronic Pain Management

    1. Kimbo

      The writing style can be a little awkward at the beginning of the book, but if you suffer from chronic pain, this book is filled with lots of actionable tips, ah ha moments, and scientific studies to back up their viability. Acknowledging our mind-body systems are intimately connected when it comes to pain management is important and this book elegantly illustrates this point and teaches people how to get a handle on managing health at both levels. Read with an open mind and also see your doctor [...]

    2. Fusun Dulger charles

      I have two chronic disease and this book helped me like no other books I read on the subject.A must for anyone I pain.

    3. Kimberlie

      Well, it was fine, but it wasn't really anything that new to me. I suppose I have been living "mindfully" for a while now, but I just called it " being realistic about my headaches/chronic illness and the limitations that puts on my life". So, I suppose I now have a better phrase, "living mindfully" and that's easier to say. But, there are some good ideas in here, and I did find it helpful to review them.

    4. Niqi

      This book started out a bit slow and tedious - I fell asleep trying to read it a few times, but once the suggested activities and meditations started it was quite helpful.

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