During our lives, we can sometimes experience Chronic Pain. The definition of which is typically pain that lasts more than 12 weeks. There are many causes of long-term pain that often require medical intervention and a pain management treatment plan.
If you have a Chronic Pain condition you don't have to go through it alone. It is important to seek both medical and therapeutic support.
Experience has shown that a variety of approaches are often needed to help lessen the sensation of pain. Complementary therapies are designed to be used in conjunction with traditional medicine*
* If you have been diagnosed or suspect you may have a medical condition, you should consult your GP for advice, diagnosis and treatment and always inform your health professional before starting any alternative or additional therapies or treatments.
Mind-body therapies like hypnotherapy can help manage related symptoms and help change the way you manage pain. At CHC – Pain Management we use ‘Cognitive Hypnotic Coaching’ to help improve independence and give you the tools to help cope with the emotional implications that sometimes arise with Chronic Pain.
We can coach you to learn the following techniques;
Progressive muscle relaxation - This technique involves tensing and relaxing muscle groups. This helps the participant recognise the difference between tension and relaxation, which in turn relaxes the body.
Breathing techniques - Breathing techniques are designed to teach people how to use their breath to relax and reduce stress.