I am often asked to help clients with chronic (persistent) pain. Using solution focused hypnotherapy clients can learn techniques to lessen the impact of the pain. I also help to lower any associated anxiety, which again impacts on the intensity of the pain.
This article presents 'a possible way around one of the most frustrating limitations in the study and treatment of chronic pain - the lack of an objective way to measure the presence or intensity of pain.'
It's fascinating how modern imaging techniques are enabling us to understand more about the mechanics behind a wide range of health issues.