Chronic Pain

Pain at first glance may feel like a nuisance, however acute pain serves as an important warning mechanism that alerts us that something is not right. As a result of this normal reaction we would quickly address the problem, and seek medical attention if required. Chronic pain however remains long after the stimulus for the pain has gone, and so serves no function. Chronic pain is classed as an Invisible Disability and may be part of conditions including:

  • headaches
  • backache
  • fibromyalgia
  • shingles
  • multiple sclerosis
  • period pain
  • endometriosis
  • temporomandibular disorder pain
  • carcinoma related pain

Many studies have been carried out internationally on the topic of pain, and have shown that hypnotherapy can be used effectively as a tool in the management of chronic pain. As a result Hypnotherapy can help to relax the client and adjust their pain threshold. As it is a natural therapy with no side effects, it may be worth trying