Think Away Your Pain

Think Away Your Pain

by David Schechter

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Overview

Think Away Your Pain presents an innovative approach to relieve suffering and eliminate chronic pain. Unexplained, untreated, persistent pain in the back, neck, arms, pelvis and elsewhere prevent many people from enjoying life. Chronic pain causes lasting misery that can disrupt careers, relationships and derail potential. You will learn how chronic pain becomes a condition of the brain as much as the body. Think Away Your Pain shows you how to use the immense power of your thoughts and beliefs to literally change the neural circuitry of your brain.
Dr. Schechter combines scientific evidence with clinical experience and psychological insight to teach a systematic method to control and eliminate pain.. with the mind. With 25 years in the field, Dr. Schechter has cured thousands of patients with this mind/brain based program. Are you ready to Think Away Your Pain?
This book teaches the TMS healing method where changing thought, expressing feelings, and understanding can and do change the neural circuitry of the brain and eliminate the pain. This Dr. Schechter discusses research supporting the approach including research by the author. Some will find this a more contemporary version of John Sarno's books on this subject. Others will find this a fascinating interface between medicine, psychology, and neuroscience. For the chronic pain sufferer limited in function, distressed by suffering and hopeless about the future, this book offers realistic hope.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940150071360
Publisher: MindBody Medicine Publications
Publication date: 11/19/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 248
Sales rank: 353,979
File size: 411 KB

About the Author

David Schechter is a physician and author focusing on mind-body approaches to pain and other disorders. Dr. Schechter practices in Beverly Hills and Culver City, CA. He was named a Top Doctor by US News and World Report and Men's Health Magazine. Born in Brooklyn, NY, attended Princeton University and NYU Medical School before heading west for residency at UCLA/Santa Monica Hospital and has been living in LA for over 25 years.

After residency he taught at the USC School of Medicine and obtained a CAQ in Sports Medicine and worked with athletic teams in the downtown area. Dr. Schechter moved toward private practice, reconnected with John Sarno, MD and his mind-body practice was rekindled.

Over the last twenty some years in private practice, Dr. Schechter has conventionally treated many thousands of individuals for sports injuries, acute back pain, etc. But of special interest, Dr. Schechter has treated over two thousand chronic pain patients with the TMS healing model. He has published several papers on his work, mostly while Principal Investigator for the Seligman Medical Institute which funded this work for four years. He has also written The MindBody Workbook and created The MindBody AudioProgram and MindBody Patient Panel to educate patients about this condition. These materials are used as part of a home program by most of his TMS patients.

Dr. Schechter is on the medical staff at Cedars Sinai Medical Center and has lectured widely at conferences, etc.

Dr. Schechter enjoys photography, fantasy football, and spending time with his family when he's not working or writing.

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