The Emotions of injury recovery

We all know that there are a lot of emotions that go along with an injury when it occurs, but what about during the healing process. What most people with injuries, and those who help them heal, do not seem to understand that unless you heal the emotional trauma from an injury, you haven’t fully healed. In fact, often times the inability to fully recover from an injury is directly related in an inability to process the emotions of the injury. Many people have the habit of avoiding emotions as a way of not experiencing them, and at times that can serve as a reasonable defense mechanism. When it comes… Read More

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Why Can’t My Doctor Help Me?

I’ve heard it from too many people to count. “My doctor says I have to live with it”. They are still in pain and may not have returned to full function, and the doctor says they are stuck with their problem for the rest of their life. Your doctor should have all the answers, right? ┬áIn some cases, there is a baseline that is reached and comfort care is all that can be done. However, there is a very large number of people who can get relief from their pain, but aren’t given the path to reach their goal. What they are stuck with is searching the vast, encyclopedic knowledge… Read More

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