to help you find your
Intrigued? Ready to understand more about Pain?
Grab a beverage, make yourself comfortable and take some time out to watch some of these videos
from world leading pain scientists, specialists & thriving recovered patients... you may be amazed!
Living Proof - Stories of Hope
Meet Charli, a 24-year-old biochemistry student from London, who highlights some of the science behind the mindbody approach, as she shares her story of recovery from over two years of chronic pain. A wonderful, moving & inspiring 12 minute film produced by Penny & Dan of Mindbody Medicine. SO good!
Professor Lorimer Moseley, world leading pain scientist & Australian physiotherapist, entertains as he explains more of what we know about the serious subject of chronic (persistent) pain.
Clinical Professor, Dr Howard Schubiner, co-founder of the PPD Association in the USA, gives his fascinating talk entitled, "The Reign of Pain lies Mainly in the Brain".
(Apologies for the darkish lighting)
And here, Dr Schubiner & Dr Gollogly have created this excellent series of 6 Doodly videos. They explain in simple ways so much of what you need to know about pain, how it works in your mind & body & how you can recover.
(Just scroll down a little when you reach their page)
The courageous and tenacious Georgie Oldfield, SIRPA founder and UK Chartered Physiotherapist, presents her TEDx talk, "Chronic Pain: A New Perspective".
Here, Georgie talks to one of her lovely clients, with whom she helped rationalise & let go of her fears, & gradually return to full recovery & activity after suffering debilitating back pain for over 18 months.
Listen to another real life story from someone who went from severe chronic pain to recovery and is now a passionate promoter of TMS Awareness & Executive Director of the PPD Association (SIRPA's sister organisation) in the USA.
Ever heard about neuroplasticity - and the ability of our brains to change and adapt? Here is a 2 minute item from Sentis on YouTube to help you understand it better. Well worth a watch as it's the process by which you'll recover from pain!
Dr Edith Eger, psychologist, PTSD specialist, author of "The Choice" & survivor of Auschwitz, explains in simple words how vital it is to feel the feelings - to feel the rage - in order to reach the inner freedom we long for.
If you're feeling ready to find out about gaining 1:1 guidance & support for your own journey to recovery, please do book in a complimentary discovery session with me...
If not, please continue below to check out some fascinating films & books!...
"This Might Hurt" - a documentary, with Dr Howard Schubiner (PPD Association) & 3 chronic pain patients, that explores this cutting-edge treatment to cure chronic pain - & a path to healing for millions.
"All The Rage: Saved by Sarno" - explores the work of Dr John Sarno and examines the connection between emotions and health.
"Heal" - a scientific and spiritual exploration that discovers that our thoughts, beliefs, and emotions have a huge impact on our health and ability to heal.
More of a reader?
Visit Amazon, your public library or your favourite bookstore and consider reading one or more of the following books that I have found so helpful:-
"Chronic Pain:Your Key to Recovery", by Georgie Oldfield, MCSP, founder of SIRPA - a great starting point & the foundational book for recovery.
"Unlearn Your Pain", by Howard Schubiner, MD
"They Can't Find Anything Wrong", by David Clarke, MD
"Back in Control: A Surgeon's Roadmap Out of Chronic Pain", by David Hanscom, MD
"Do you Really Need Spine Surgery?: Take Control with a Surgeon's Advice" by David Hanscom, MD
"Healing Back Pain: The MindBody Connection", by John Sarno, MD
"Protectometer: The Explain Pain Handbook", by GL Moseley & DS Butler
"Childhood Disrupted" by Donna Jackson Nakasawa
"Painful Yarns", by Lorimer Moseley, PT, PhD
"The Biology of Belief", by Bruce Lipton, PhD
"When the Body Says No", by Gabor Mate, MD
"The Great Pain Deception", by Steve Ozanich, experienced patient
"Forgive for Good" by Dr Fred Luskin
"Setting Boundaries will Set you Free" by Nancy Levin
And for the Latest Books in Science, Research & Understanding...
"The Way Out: The Revolutionary, Scientifically Proven Approach to Heal Chronic Pain", by Alan Gordon & Alon Ziv
"The Angel & The Assasin: The Tiny Brain Cell that Changed the Course of Medicine", by Donna Jackson Nakasawa
Not quite ready to commit?
It can take bravery to commit & accept the needed guidance & support of a 1:1 programme like Freedom From Pain. Take your time. Read and learn more. Practise some of the 5 Essential Strategies outlined in my free guide. Gently encourage change with my free 30 Moments of Reconnection.
Allow what you learn to plant a seed within you - a seed that, in its own time will take root & germinate. Then, when you're ready, get back in touch.
I look forward to hearing from you!
Further information about this mindbody approach is available at:
A summary of the research behind Freedom From Pain can be found on SIRPA's Infographic.
There is also a self-help app available from www.CurableHealth.com.