The second reason we hypnotists like to do away with this diagnosis is because we know that a diagnosis is rarely the cause of an issue. It is a symptom of something else altogether that is going on in the psyche.
At Blue Phoenix Wellness it’s our belief that neck pain, both chronic and acute, is best treated using an alternating combination of acupuncture and hypnotherapy.
Hypnosis is known to change brain wave activity substantially. And when you access the subconscious mind change tends to remain in place far, far longer than taking a pill nightly/daily does.
“Well, Dr. Bernstein, a lot of people don’t believe in hypnosis. I…I’m not saying I do or I don’t, but that’s the policy at….” (They shall remain nameless)
“A point of information: Hypnosis helps people quit smoking, lose weight, manage pain and stress. In other words, those very things that the company you’re representing wants their employees to address. And let’s not even talk about boosting self-confidence and managing insomnia.”
Acutrance is a relatively new treatment modality that combines the ancient sciences acupuncture and trance in order to accelerate positive shifts in the body, mind and spirit. The common goal of both systems is to bring the body and mind into balance. When combined in Acutrance, the two modalities work synergistically to strengthen the power of other one, thereby creating a deeper, more resonant healing experience.
New research shows that the two must common forms of arthritis—rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis—are among the conditions treated with acupuncture.
That acupuncture, and alternative medicine in general, are both more effective (my add) and less expensive than Botox treatments is, for me, a given, and therefore less interesting than the subsequent line on the side effects of sticking a bovine toxin into your neck (yes Virginia, or Harry, sticking toxins in your neck can have deleterious side effects on you down the road)
I told him that one session probably wouldn’t rewire 36 years worth of Catholic Guilt, any more than it would do so for the Jewish version. That said, it was possible that hypnosis could ease this particular situation. We both agreed it was worth a try.
The Intake: A Dance The process of seeing a new patient remains a unique experience. It is understandable that a person new to acupuncture therapy might feel trepidation the first time out. A process of collecting details in order to create a comprehensive diagnosis, the intake is an elegant encounter between an (often) apprehensive patient and the inquiring acupuncturist. For … Read More