Acute pain typically occurs after an injury or illness and the pain reduces and eventually resolves once the injury has healed. Stress and anxiety are common side effects of pain and can even make the sensation feel worse. Without this reaction and purpose our survival would be threatened. However, when pain serves no useful purpose and becomes chronic and persistent, it becomes exhausting and can affect you physically and emotionally often leading to stress, insomnia and anxiety.
Daily activities become difficult and overwhelming and means your unable to enjoy your life as you used to.
Solution Focused Hypnotherapy can help you to reduce your general levels of anxiety, as you feel calmer and less anxious it can help alter the brains perception of the pain message. Sessions are consolidated with hypnotherapy which helps bring about the therapeutic change at a subconscious level to help turn down the pain intensity and enable the bodies natural pain control mechanism.