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Hypnosis to ease the pain of Athritis

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Hypnosis can ease the Chronic Pain of Arthritis

When you suffer from arthritis you need to learn all about pain management. This means that it has long been a part of the daily life of arthritis patients. Medication can really help, but often in the long tern it becomes less effective and stress can also rear its head.

Hypnosis for pain management is a very effective way to supplement the help given by your GP or other Doctor.    depression woman

Academic study about hypnosis for pain management

According to University of Washington School of Medicine's clinical professor of anaesthesiology and rehabilitation, Joseph Barber, PhD, uses hypnosis as a treatment for pain caused by arthritis. 

"A 73-year old patient who suffered from severe pain caused by knee osteoarthritis could not tolerate the use of anti-inflammatory drugs. However, with just three hypnosis treatments, the grandmother experienced a decrease in her knee pain,"  

The researchers from Mount Sinai School of Medicine conducted an analysis of 18 studies of hypnosis that involved more than 900 patients. It was found that 75 percent of the subjects experienced pain relief. 

By teaching you how to control that pain with hypnotherapy I can help you to focus on alleviating the physical and emotional problems that can stop you living the life that you want to.

In fact brain imaging has revealed that certain hypnotic suggestions decrease some brain area activities that are associated with  the emotional responses towards pain.  

When working with any person who suffers chronic pain it is of course important to make sure that you have seen your doctor first. Then I can even teach you how to do for yourself it using certain techniques. 

You can read all about how I helped a bride with terrible toothache that threatened to ruin her wedding day here.. http://www.markpowlett.co.uk/myblog/read_87410/how-i-ended-up-in-the-bridal-suite-alone-with-someone-elses-wife.html

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