In Think Away Your Pain, 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?
Think Away Your Pain 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. 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.
|Publisher:||Schechter MD, David|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)|
About the Author
Table of Contentsvii Dedication
ix Ancient and Modern Medical Wisdom
xi Table of Contents
xiii The Seven Lessons of Pain
1 Chapter I: Best Treatments for Pain
15 Chapter II: What is Pain?
43 Chapter III: Why Do You Have Pain
63 Chapter IV: Types of Pain
85 Chapter V: Dr. Sarno's Ideas Changed Everything
101 Chapter VI: Understanding Pain with Relevant Scientific Evidence
117 Chapter VII: Instructive Patient Stories
131 Chapter VIII: Do I Have TMS?
139 Chapter IX: Erasing Pain by Keeping a Journal
151 Chapter X: The Twelve Stages of Healing
177 Chapter XI: Research on TMS
187 Chapter XII: Guidance for Physicians and Healers
193 Chapter XIII: Inspiration from Thankful Patients
201 Chapter XIV: Summary and Take Home Lessons
205 Glossary: Definitions of Terms
211 References by Chapter
223 Appendix A: Resources
227 Appendix B: Dr. Schechter's Credentials
What People are Saying About This
Chronic low back pain is more likely a brain than a back disorder. Dr. Schechter's focus on the brain and the cognitive retraining he offers patients has proven value in treatment. ...this book focuses on the symbiosis between mental health and chronic pain. --Thomas Jones, MD, Neurosurgeon and Medical Director, Santa Barbara Neuroscience Institute
In Think Away Your Pain, Dr. David Schechter truly demystifies the concept of mind-body pain, and provides clear and concrete steps that pain sufferers can take to finally heal their pain. This book is an ideal resource for pain sufferers and healing professionals alike. --Jessica Oifer, MA, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Correspondence with therapist
I highly recommend Dr. Schechter s book. It is readable, accessible, and insightful, and based on his long history in the diagnosis and treatment of Tension Myoneural Syndrome (TMS). --John E. Sarno, MD, Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine, NYU School of Medicine