Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and its Surprising Solutions, Part II

How often have you said to yourself, “This pain will never go away, or life as I knew it, is over”? These thoughts are common for those living with pain. What you may be surprised to know is that these persistent negative beliefs and images can both maintain and amplify the pain experience. Cognitive Behavioral …

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and its Surprising Solutions, Part I

How often have you said to yourself, “This pain will never go away, or life as I knew it, is over”? These thoughts are common for those living with pain. What you may be surprised to know is that these persistent negative beliefs and images can both maintain and amplify the pain experience. Cognitive Behavioral …

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)

We’ll delve into the causes and symptoms of this puzzling and life-altering pain disorder. Ballerina Cynthia Toussaint, shares her unbelievable story about how a minor thigh injury resulted in a complete life transformation. Dr. Robert Schwartzman, CRPS specialist from Drexel University will unravel the mystery behind some of the treatments, including a controversial therapy known as …

Pacing the Brain for Pain: Motor Cortex Stimulation, Part II

When all hope is lost and you’re at your breaking point due to pain, electrical stimulation of the brain may be a way out. This is known as motor cortex stimulation (MCS). Although not approved by the Food and Drug Administration for pain control, MCS is particularly promising for unyielding facial and stroke pain. Tracey Zappola shares …

Pacing the Brain for Pain: Motor Cortex Stimulation, Part I

When all hope is lost and you’re at your breaking point due to pain, electrical stimulation of the brain may be a way out. This is known as motor cortex stimulation (MCS). Although not approved by the Food and Drug Administration for pain control, MCS is particularly promising for unyielding facial and stroke pain. Tracey Zappola shares …

Accidents, Technology, and Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

Neck trauma, whiplash injury, and even common things like keyboard typing and computer use can all trigger symptoms that may affect up to 8% of the population. We’ll hear how Rachel overcame disabling hand numbness, weakness, and neck pain that jeopardized her job and left her hopeless. Then, noted surgeon and thoracic outlet syndrome expert …

Mastering the Freedom from Pain: Revolution in Motion

We’ll discover how people can heal old injuries, prevent new ones, and master the freedom from pain to reach an optimum level of wellness and longevity. Our guest, Dr. Edythe Heus is an advanced chiropractor and kinesiologist while also being regarded as a gifted healer.  Her remarkable exercise system is called Revolution in Motion.  Adding …

Heart Pain: Sounding the Alarm, Part III

You’re feeling some indigestion after a meal, and then a little chest heaviness. It’s probably nothing. Or is it? If you’re a woman, you could be having a heart attack and not even know it. How can we distinguish a heart attack from other chest pain symptoms? Amy Silverstein was born with a rhythm problem called …

Heart Pain: Sounding the Alarm, Part II

You’re feeling some indigestion after a meal, and then a little chest heaviness. It’s probably nothing. Or is it? If you’re a woman, you could be having a heart attack and not even know it. How can we distinguish a heart attack from other types of pain in the chest? Our guests today will lead …

Heart Pain: Sounding the Alarm, Part IV

You’re feeling some indigestion after a meal, and then a little chest heaviness. It’s probably nothing. Or is it? If you’re a woman, you could be having a heart attack and not even know it. How can we distinguish a heart attack from other chest pain symptoms? Amy Silverstein was born with a rhythm problem called …