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Discussion in 'Structured Educational Program' started by J.S., Jun 27, 2020.

  1. J.S.

    J.S. Newcomer

    I am beginning my recovery from chronic tension headaches, face pain, eye pain/light sensitivity, as well as other symptoms. Last year I recovered from 3 years of chronic lower back pain using the TMS method but wasn't convinced that my head/face pain was TMS as well since I had an impact injury to my face resulting in a concussion. I have been to all different doctors and tried physical therapy, medication, acupuncture, etc. and my pain hasn't improved so now I am starting to believe that this pain is TMS and am hopeful I will be able to cure myself again as I did with my back.

    Any thoughts on if I should use the same approach to recover from head/face pain as I did with my back (reading Sarno's books, daily journaling & reintroducing physical activity) or if there are different resources that will be more helpful to eliminate head/face pain?
  2. Andy Bayliss

    Andy Bayliss TMS Coach & Beloved Grand Eagle

    Hi J.S.

    Welcome here and I am glad you're applying what you already know works. Physical trauma often leads to chronic stuff, since it is easy for TMS symptoms to attach themselves to "reasons" for the pain. You might enjoy Alan Gordon's recent podcasts, which you can find by searching above in the box.

    I don't see a difference in chronic, unexplained pain located one place vs another, so I think you're absolutely on the right track.

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  3. J.S.

    J.S. Newcomer

    Hi Andy,
    Thanks for your response. I will definitely check out Alan Gordon's podcasts and continue doing the daily practices to get better.

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