The Canadian Institute for the Relief of Pain and Disability offers comprehensive webinars on chronic pain management. In this session, Dr Ingrid Federoff explains that pain isn't all in your head, but that psychological factors do affect the likelihood of your recovery so are worth paying attention to.
Here are eight of Dr Federoff's key points to help you in your own care and when working with others:
Yogis tend to handle stress pretty well, not because they attend a two-hour yoga class every Saturday morning but because they have a daily practice that allows them to regulate their own bodies.
Dr Kelly McGonigal is the author of Yoga for Pain Relief, a health psychologist and Stanford University...
The University of Lille, France, offers the only University Diploma in Yogic Education in the world. Rachael completed her studies in 2011 and this model for integrative, self-directed health care now allows us to help those experiencing persistent pain to uncover wellness in all areas of their life.
Wellness is more than the absence of physical discomfort