Blog 2018-02-28T13:58:25+00:00

10 Strategies for Pain Relief

Posted by Michael Irving, Ph.D. on February 13, 2018

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Category: Pain
Ten Strategies From the Mind-Body Tool Box Plus a Special Bonus to Put that Headache to Sleep Mind-Body Arsenal At New Leaf Chronic Pain Center we teach more than 100 Mind-Body tools that combine mental and somatic processes to bring about relaxation, lower heart rate and blood pressure, reduce or extinguish pain and even stimulate the autoimmune system for health and healing. These Mind-Body tools are easy to learn and become more effective with practice

Breathing in Pain Relief

Posted by Michael Irving, Ph.D. on February 13, 2018

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Category: Pain
Breathing In Pain Relief Every day 28,000 breaths connect with every cell of your body. A focus on consciously practiced breath can give you access to all of the core forces within your body. Breath can empower the mind-body connection in pain relief, calming and promoting health and wellbeing. “Each moment, breath is nourishing millions and millions of cells in our body. Listen to its language,interpret its words and enter into the mystery of life.”

Guidelines for Using Mind-Body Tools

Posted by Michael Irving, Ph.D. on February 13, 2018

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Category: Pain
10 Basic Guidelines for Using Mind-Body Tools in Pain Relief You are not alone in suffering from mind-based Chronic Pain. More than 100 million Americans suffer from the distress and limitations of Chronic Pain. In addition to the physical suffering, many areas of life are affected by mind-based Chronic Pain including mood, motivation, achievement, sleep, leisure activities, relationships, and work concerns. Pain is Experienced in the Brain It is helpful to understand that the chemistry and

Symptoms of Mind-Based Chronic Pain

Posted by Michael Irving, Ph.D. on February 13, 2018

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Category: Pain
Take Charge of Chronic Pain Does Your Chronic Pain Look Like This? If So, It Is Likely To Be Mind-Based Chronic Pain. The pain is ongoing or intermittent for longer than three to six months. Absence of an identifiable pathology or anatomical cause of the pain. Pain that persists over time and is often resistant to medical treatment. You have seen a number of health care practitioners for the pain without a satisfactory resolution. Some

Mind-Body Connection

Posted by Michael Irving, Ph.D. on February 12, 2018

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Category: Pain
Mind-Body Connection I lived with decades of Chronic pain that came and went in different areas of my body. I learned and used a variety of Mind-Body tools and strategies to relieve and manage the perpetually migrating physical pain. I also taught and used Mind-Body tools as treatment for PTSD and somatic (physical) pain in the clinical setting with patients.   “Your body is a temple, but only if you treat it as one.”  Astrid