We know that pain is created in the brain. Understanding the latest scientific evidence about pain can help you explain to your patients how to retrain their brains from pain using this video series.
Did you know that the scientists now know that the feeling of pain is something your brain decides that you should experience – if it believes that there is a problem?
Chronic pain is the second-most common reason people see a doctor and miss work. More than one-third of people with chronic pain become disabled by their pain to some degree.
When your brain get particular messages in a specific pattern, it decides for you to make you feel pain to warn you that something might not be right, that you may be in danger.
Did you know that people with neck had poor communication between their neck and their brains which meant that they weren’t as good at controlling their sense of balance.
Research studies have shown that the way you feel pain all depends on what’s going on for you – and most importantly – what you think and feel about the situation.
Headaches are a sign that something is not right. Your brain will create for you the sensation of pain if it thinks there is something wrong or if there is a potential problem.
Did you know that heroin was produced by pharmaceutical companies as an alternative to morphine, because it was causing too many problems with addictions and overdoses.
Did you know that 1 in 6 people in the world experience migraines regularly? The World Health Organisation consider them to be the most debilitating of all neurological disorders.
Did you know that pain is created in your brain to let you know that something is not ok within your body? Feeling pain is good because it is actually helpful and informative.
Scientists have worked out that at any one time, over 500,000,000 people are suffering from low back pain and it is now the leading cause of disability worldwide.