Sep 20
Living Well: Strategies for Managing Chronic Pain and Health
About 100 million Americans suffer from chronic pain. Lasting longer than six months, such pain can be mild or excruciating, episodic or continuous, inconvenient or totally incapacitating. For too many, however, it is an invisible and debilitating condition that leaves them worried about medication, anxious about relief and embarrassed by their limitations. This show offers answers.

On it, Dr. Dawn Buse, nationally recognized expert in migraine andchronic pain, and Director of Behavioral Medicine at the Montefiore Headache Center in Bronx, New York, returns to “Psych UP” to discuss scientifically proven non-medication approaches to managing chronic pain. You will not only hear her rationale for the use of different behavioral methods in her discussion with host, Suzanne Phillips, you will have an opportunity to try them out.

You will learn about the way to naturally move your mind and body from the stress response, which exacerbates pain to a relaxation state that fosters healing and relief. Having listened, you will feel that you have had a consultation with Dr. Buse. You will be informed of ways of incorporating strategies into your life in a way that foster health and manages pain.

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