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integrative medicine

    Managing Perception and Experience of Pain

    What is Pain? Pain has both physical and psychological aspects and is a very personal experience. Our brain interprets pain based on signals such as chemicals from food, drugs, environment, and the immune system. With chronic pain, continually focusing on pain can be self-limiting, and strategies to change a person’s perception of pain and experience of pain can help. This means using strategies that address mind, body, spirit to support a person to look past or beyond their pain and…

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