When you suffer from chronic pain, your everyday activities almost come to a standstill. If this sounds like you, and the typical treatment modalities have not provided much relief, there are some interesting books you should probably take a look at. The alternative methods and strategies outlined in these six can potentially relieve, or at least alleviate, your chronic pain, no matter which area of your body is affected by pain.
Back in Control: A spine surgeon’s roadmap out of chronic painIt has been mentioned in this book that calming the central nervous system using alternative therapies can resolve many kinds of chronic pains. The best thing about this book is that it teaches many techniques that let you live mindfully, curing many psychosomatic pains as well. The techniques mentioned in this book help you gain resilience and cope better with any kind of chronic pain, and eventually cure it.
You Are Not Your Pain: Using Mindfulness to Relieve Pain, Reduce Stress, and Restore Well-Being—An Eight-Week ProgramChronic pain can isolate you, and stop you from enjoying life normally. With the use of the mindfulness techniques given in this book, you can begin to involve thoughtfulness strategies in your day to day life. This will improve the quality of your life, help you develop positive mood, and enable you to enhance your outlook towards life. Using the information in this book, you can begin to effectively manage your pain. It’s also useful for your healthcare provider to review so that they can learn how to better support you and their other patients.
The Tapping Solution for Pain Relief: A Step-by-Step Guide to Reducing and Eliminating Chronic PainWhen you experience pain, your mind and body also suffers. Your emotions are impaired. By learning to manage your pain, you are beginning to putt an end to suffering. Many tools and techniques are given in this book to live mindfully, and end your suffering. You will get a complete attitude makeover after reading this book. Compassionate and mindful living is a must in a society where stress and pain are more prevalent than a positive life. Once you read this book, you will gain the will to reconnect with your body and feel spirited to reconnect with your life. You will finally find peace in a world that is increasingly frantic and busy.
Managing Chronic Pain: A Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Approach Workbook (Treatments That Work)Pain, they say, is inevitable. The cognitive behavioral therapies described in this book are not a miracle therapy, but a systematic way of living and developing an attitude and perspective that will give you more happiness and help you cope with pain in any circumstances. When you read and follow the workbook, you will develop a sense of direction through the chaos of your pain. You will build up more compassion towards your own life and feel less self-pity. You will look at the other side because your mind will no longer be occupied with the thoughts of suffering and pain. You will find a solution and heal yourself by following the techniques given in this book, and find more love and satisfaction in life, and finally end the suffering of your pain.
The Chronic Pain Care Workbook: A Self-Treatment Approach to Pain Relief Using the Behavioral Assessment of Pain Questionnaire (A New Harbinger Self-Help Workbook)Using the questionnaire given in this workbook, you can self-assess your behavior and treat yourself. Long-standing pain can change the patient’s behavior and perspective towards life. When you start assessing yourself, you can do an attitude makeover and develop patience and understanding towards you and those around you. You will be more thankful and grateful for your life and those around you; you develop an attitude of gratitude and find a better way of dealing with your pain.
The Painful Truth: What Chronic Pain Is Really Like and Why It Matters to Each of UsWhen you read stories of people of disabling pain and how they have coped with their suffering and eventually led better lives with their families, you too will start feeling hope. You will begin to self-manage more effectively and give more hope to your caregivers to serve you better. When you learn from other people’s pain, your own pain looks manageable. This book could inspire you to self-heal, be more compassionate, and also find a resolution to deal with chronic pain than depend on medication alone.