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John E. Sarno (1923–2017)

Teoksen Healing Back Pain: The Mind-Body Connection tekijä

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John Ernest Sarno Jr. was born in Brooklyn, New York on June 23, 1923. He attended Kalamazoo College in Michigan for three years before leaving in 1943 to join the Army. During World War II, he worked in field hospitals in Europe. He received a medical degree from Columbia University in 1950 and näytä lisää spent nearly a decade in family practice. He returned to New York in 1960 for a residency in pediatric medicine at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center and then another residency at the Institute of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at New York University. He joined N.Y.U.'s Rusk Institute for Rehabilitation Medicine in 1965 and practiced there until his retirement in 2012. He maintained that most instances of non-traumatic chronic pain - including back pain, gastrointestinal disorders, headaches, and fibromyalgia - are physical manifestations of deep-seated psychological anxieties. He wrote several books including Healing Back Pain: The Mind-Body Connection; The Mindbody Prescription: Healing the Body, Healing the Pain; The Divided Mind: The Epidemic of Mindbody Disorders; Stroke; and Mind Over Back Pain: A Radically New Approach to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Back Pain. He died from cardiac failure on June 22, 2017 at the age of 93. (Bowker Author Biography) näytä vähemmän

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To Be or Not To Be... Pain-Free: The Mindbody Syndrome (2003) — Esipuhe, eräät painokset9 kappaletta

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Excellent wellness book❗ This 1991 edition is ALL that's needed to learn about Dr❤️ Sarno's amazing old fashion "by the book medical practice"👍 There is an accompanying video, however MUST 🙄read the book FIRST‼️
 
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roebi | 7 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Apr 4, 2024 |
Who reads this? People with chronic pain and they need help. If it's physical, then it can be fixed with drugs and surgery. But often times, the author notes that the pain comes and goes in different areas, at different times of the day and it's hard to diagnose. He notes that its evolved from rage and highly stressful times that may have been there for years and just happens to develop in a form of pain. He says that rather than drugs, the patient needs therapy or a change with their way of thinking when actually the physical body is fine.

It seems complicated but a lot of people have read this book and sometimes overnight the pain that has been with them for years just happens to disappear like one big miracle. He addresses various physical manifestations of mind-body orders in the book and the power of the mind that can change things. It's worth a try anyway to read the book and try to make some sense out of it.

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Jacsun | 3 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Oct 5, 2021 |
 
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GeorgeHunter | 2 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Sep 13, 2020 |
So after nearly an entire lifetime of no back issues, bang I was hit with sciatica. Ouch. No pain in the back really but a lot down the leg supposedly caused by the back. So I embarked upon the medical jungle circuit. GP, X-rays, Ortho, pills, PT, MRI, possible injections, next, next, next. The condition, about the same.

So with no discernible help I embarked upon my own research and came across this audiobook from years ago. Dr. Sarno flatly states that all back pain and related issues are 99% from your brain not your back. Really quite a different approach to try and wrap around.

It is quite persuasive in its presentation but quite short on remedy other than heavy counseling to get in touch with the inner demons that cause this pain. Preferably with a doctor or psych that subscribes to Dr. Sarno's ideas.

So I reflected upon this and tried to determine in my mind if I was improperly potty trained and it manifested itself in repressed anger that finally surfaced at age 65. This drew a blank, but I continue to search. Of course I am being a bit facetious here but it is only to illustrate the difficult journey this condition puts you on and the seemingly never ending search for answers.

I continue the search and if I discover my own root cause for the pain somewhere in the inner recesses of my mind I look forward to the relief.
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knightlight777 | 7 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Aug 31, 2019 |

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