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Day 1 - Pain in the forearms and wrists

Discussion in 'Structured Educational Program' started by Cam, Apr 21, 2017.

  1. Cam

    Cam Newcomer

    I have and still am suffering from pain in my forearms and wrists, I've had this pain for the last 3 years. The pain only comes on when I am at my desk working (operating my mouse).

    I originally went to a chiropractor who could not help me, i went to 3 hand surgeons who could not accurately diagnose my condition. After various other methods i decided to have carpel tunnel surgery which did absolutely nothing. I then stopped working for 4 months thinking that resting the limb might solve the issue, this never worked as when I returned to work the pain came on straight away. It got so significant that i started using my mouse with my left hand. You won't believe what happened next... The same pain developed in my left arm/wrist (the symptom imperative as Sarno describes it).

    I then came across Dr Sarno's book Healing Back Pain which i read, i then went on to read the mind body prescription too. The pain went away for about a month for most of the day but would come on at around 3-4pm. This last week the pain has come back to the same level it was originally at, so I'm back at square one.. I completely believe in the diagnoses as I've tried everything under the sun and truly do believe that my arms are perfectly fine. Additionally after reading the books the pain did go away temporarily for about a month.

    So here I am, I want to give it a proper go using the Structured Educational Programme. Any advice or comments would be greatly appreciated!
  2. Walt Oleksy (RIP 2021)

    Walt Oleksy (RIP 2021) Beloved Grand Eagle

    Hi, Cam. You have done the physical stuff and nothing structural was found, so it means your arm and wrist pains are caused by TMS, some repressed emotions. The SEProgram is very successful in helping us learn what our repressed emotions are. Be sure to read daily Dr. Sarno's 12 Daily Reminders and do the journaling.

    Here are the reminders in an extended version I like:

    1. Herbie’s Extended Version of Dr. Sarno’s 12 DAILY REMINDERS
      1. The pain is due to TMS. This is real pain or anxiety but it is caused by subconscious tensions and triggers, stressors and traits to your reactions and fears, and also when at boiling point your conscious tension can and does cause real pain too.
      2. The main reason for the pain is mild oxygen deprivation. This means that when you get in pain or in anxiety then the blood is restricted from going to a place such as the lower back. The blood being restricted causes oxygen deprivation which causes the pain. Remember, where there is no oxygen then there is pain in the body. Also, the pain stays because of fear and focus to physical organic symptoms and repressions.

    1. TMS is a harmless condition caused by my REPRESSED EMOTIONS, so even though you think you can harm yourself from the years of pain you have felt and how you feel in general -- so far no reports have been heard from TMS healing knowledge causing damage to anyone. TMS knowledge only helps.

    1. The principle emotion is your repressed ANGER. This means under your consciousness lies something that happens automatically to everyone. TMSers have repressions that are stored because of our personality traits,traumas, stressors, fears, strain, etc... When these stored repressions build and build then eventually they cause the brain to send pain into your body to keep you from having an emotional crises. The mind-body thinks it is helping you.

    1. TMS exists to DISTRACT your attentions from the emotions, stressors, tensions and strains of your personality traits because if you can get distraction then you won't have to be in emotional turmoil. When you don't face and feel your emotions and they get repressed because you didn't want to deal with something -- they are just adding up in this beaker, ready to pour over and create real pain and anxiety in your body.

    1. Since my body is perfectly normal, there is nothing to fear. So in reality when I fear the pain or anxiety I just cause myself undo strain and tension adding to the beaker of pain. If I fear then I feed the pain. If I fear It is impossible to recondition. Fear keeps the pain and anxiety alive in the body through focus.

    1. Therefore, physical activity is harmless. If I want to work against the pain, I could, but it is better to lose some of the pain.

    1. I am resuming all normal physical activity. I don't fear moving anymore. I believe in my body's ability to heal now. I can move how I want. I will not fear moving with a bent back anymore. I will also practice going out and acting normal again, not in fear of what pain might do to me.

    1. The pain is unimportant and powerless. Its only power is how it is hidden -- it's illusion; it's fear.

    10. I will keep my attention on the emotional issues. I will think about my emotions and feel my emotions throughout the day. I will not judge, criticize or fear my emotions. I will not run from my emotional issues but face everyone of them. I will feel my emotions fully and cry if I need to. Then I will release the emotion and get my mind and thoughts back to my life and living in the present, in flow.

    1. 11. I am in control of all of this. This is how I recover.

    12. I will be thinking PSYCHOLOGICALLY AT ALL TIMES. This means I will keep my thoughts on psychological issues like happiness, fear and anger -- traits and triggers, conditioning and journaling. The science behind mind- body/TMS healing, etc.... This way I will not feed my thoughts to the body -- that is a trick of TMS. TMS will always try to get me to focus on the body caused by the pain until I break its show and flair. When I get my attention off psychical symptoms and on emotional issues and psychological issues then I will not feed the fear of the physical issues anymore, ` thus making the tms of no effect. This will in return, give you the cure.

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