January 23, 2017

Effective Pain Management: 4 Tips To End The Suffering

Tim was in pain for as long as he could remember.  His back began hurting years ago and never went away.  He had seen multiple doctors who only prescribed him narcotic pain medications, which didn’t really work, or they suggested surgery, which rarely works.  When he came into my office, I tried a different method for getting rid of his pain: I gave him a book.

The book Healing Back Pain, by John Sarno, MD, explains Tension Myositis Syndrome (TMS) and how to get rid of it. Tim has now been pain-free for several years!

Why Do You Have Pain?

Most physicians treat pain without trying to find out the root cause.  There is always a reason.  I will repeat that…There is always a reason for pain!  We may not be able to always find the reason for your pain, but most of the time, it is possible.

There are four primary reasons for pain:

  1. Inflammation
  2. Poor circulation
  3. Muscle spasm
  4. Nerve pain

Each of these primary pain triggers has a different set of reasons for causing pain and, therefore, different ways of treating it effectively.

Pain From Inflammation

The repair mechanism of the body contains hormones that act as “inflammatory mediators,” which switch on the four signs of inflammation:

  • Redness
  • Heat
  • Swelling
  • Pain

If there is some injury to the body, these reactions are essential for fighting infection, preventing excessive blood loss and repairing any damage.  However, when there is no injury and these mediators are activated, they can actually do a great deal of harm.  These are all the “-itis” diseases:

  • Arthritis
  • Tendonitis
  • Myositis
  • Bursitis
  • Arteritis
  • Pneumonitis
  • Others

The first part in the disease name describes a location and the second part, or the “-itis” describes inflammation.  For example, “Arth-“ refers to joints and “-itis” means inflammation, so “arthritis” is inflammation in the joints.

Inflammation Pain Treatment

The best treatment for inflammation is

To continue reading the rest of this article, please sign in using your Home Cures That Work login. Not a Home Cures That Work member yet? Click Here to join our exclusive membership and gain access to all our amazing articles!

Comments

  1. I have a head pain which doctor or acupuncture cannot do not help to relief

Trackbacks

  1. […] from both under activity and over activity. Whether suffering from an acute or chronic disease, aches and pains, bumps and bruises, or as preventative maintenance, turmeric can and should be utilized by everyone […]

  2. […] Sodium bicarbonate medical treatments are the time honored method to “speed up” the return of the body’s bicarbonate levels to normal. Sodium bicarbonate happens to be one of our most useful medicines as it treats the basic acid-alkaline axis of human physiology. […]

Leave a Reply

Pin It on Pinterest