DOC – A Framework of Care

Chronic pain is a complex problem consisting of many variables that affect your perception of it. Additionally, we now know that unpleasant mental input is processed in a similar manner as physical pain. Applying simple solutions to such a multi-layered problem can’t be and isn’t effective. The DOC (Direct your … Read More

Four Steps in the Evolution of Chronic Pain

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There are four phases in the evolution of chronic pain: (1) There is a potential source for pain, which may or may not be readily identifiable Structural–identifiable lesion with MATCHING symptoms Non-structural–inflammation or irritation of the soft tissues, which cannot be seen on an imaging test Neurophysiological Disorder (NPD)–the nervous system can … Read More

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