Category Archives for "Q&A"

Treating Chronic Pain Part III – the Window

Q&A

When you’re consulting with someone who has chronic pain, there’s certain windows of opportunity. Things that can make or break the process. In the video below, you’ll hear the story of how spotting this window helped a young man get out of the pain that was ruining his life. If you have patients who aren’t […]

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Treating Chronic Pain – Challenges and Solutions – Part II

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Last week, I asked the health professionals in our audience what their main challenges were in treating people with chronic pain. The challenges are varied, because chronic pain is a complex problem. There was a common theme though: successfully treating chronic pain means your patient also needs to actively involved. Here are the rest of […]

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Challenges in Helping People with Chronic Pain

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I recently asked the health professionals¬†in our audience a question. I wanted to know – how many of them look after people in chronic pain – and what are the challenges they face? The answers were very interesting. They’re interesting if you’re a health professional. They’re also useful if you’re trying to get out of […]

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Trigger Points: Why Do They Come Back?

Q&A , Treat Your Triggers

Trigger points are an interesting part of the pain system. Are you noticing that your trigger points get better with treatment, only to return? I’m often asked this question, and the answer is surprising. I explain “Protection Mode”, and why this amplifies pain in your body in the video below. When your body is in […]

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Trigger Points around the Ribs

Q&A , trigger point

‘How can you self-treat a trigger point if it’s unreachable? I have a pain, which feels like a bad bone bruise under my lower left rib. I know it is under the rib because when I press lightly on the rib it doesn’t hurt. I feel pain when I twist to the right coming from […]

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To Moxa or Not…

Q&A , trigger point

Hi Jonathan, Is it a good idea to warm up trigger points with moxa before treating them on the normal way? I had a wonderful experience after using the moxa and then doing the triggerpoint treatment that you teach. Best regards Jos Hi Jos Moxa is another name for the Herb- Artemesia Vulgaris or the […]

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