Dr Afton L Hassett Chronic Pain Reset #HeliumRadio
Chronic pain affects nearly 50 million people in the U.S. alone. A recent study in a Journal of the American Medical Association showed that new cases of chronic pain occur even more frequently than new cases of diabetes, hypertension, and depression. Many people are surprised to discover the most effective treatment for chronic pain involves a multipronged approach including pain self-management, that allows patients to function more effectively – but it takes time to learn the activities and time to practice the skills. Chronic Pain Reset: 30 Days of Activities, Practices, and Skills to Help You Thrive (Countryman Press, September 5, 2023) explores the key role that your brain plays in processing pain and how small, simple actions can make profound changes in how you experience chronic pain. Chronic Pain Reset is written for people with chronic pain and those who care for them by an expert in the field of clinical pain research, Dr. Afton Hassett. This guide will help you evaluate your pain and its triggers, then offer straightforward and often fun strategies to improve chronic pain.