Pain is a complicated issue that can be hard to treat. There are many causes of long-term pain, including conditions such as arthritis and fibromyalgia. Concerns like this require medical intervention and a pain management treatment plan. For many, complementary approaches such as hypnotherapy form part of this plan.
Often, a variety of different approaches is needed to help lessen pain, improve independence and help you cope with the emotional implications.
Commonly, one of the most impacted aspects of life for people experiencing pain is their sleep. A lack of sleep can result in feeling more pain, which contributes to an unhealthy cycle of losing sleep because of pain.
We ask hypnotherapist and Hypnotherapy Directory Member, Dr Sue Peacock, to shed some light on chronic pain management and in particular, how getting a good night’s sleep can...