Pain Management

Inner Strength Hypnotherapy  & Pain Management

.  Chronic pain is defined as pain that has lasted longer than three to six months. It is pain that extends beyond the expected period of healing.  It is very difficult to live with and it effects 1000’s peoples lives every day.

What are some of typical chronic pain suffers that hypnotherapy is effective in treating:

  • Back pain, neck, pevlis & joint pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Mirgraine/headaches
  • Chronic illness
  • Physical injury
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Sinus pain
  • Generalized muscle
  • Nerve pain
  • Gut Issues IBS – Please refer to Gut Issues page

Although some chronic pain may originate from from an initial trauma, injury or infection, there are other suffers that experience on going pain with out any known physical cause.

Either way the emotional toll of chronic pain can often make the pain feel worse.  With chronic pain often comes feelings of anxiety, stress, depression, anger and fatigue.  These emotional states have been linked to  decreases  the body’s natural production of painkillers. In fact  some research it has indicated that negative feelings may even increase or amplify sensations of pain that people experience.

How can chronic pain effect you:

  • Reduce the quality of sleep, leading to severe tiredness and exhaustion.
  • Increase irritability and stress levels.
  • Reduce the appetite, which can lead to poor nutrition and the slowing of the body’s ability to heal.
  • Create an over-dependence on pain reduction medication.
  • Lead to feelings of guilt and shame, due to the constant dependency on family and caregivers.
  • Create an inability to work or reduce work performance.
  • Create long term isolation from friends, family and society. It can lead to feelings of sadness and  loneliness.
  • Lead to other common emotional responses  such as anxiety, hopelessness, frustration, and even depression.

Benefits of hypnotherapy for pain management

Although hypnotherapy is not a substitute for the medical treatment for the actual cause of pain, it has been known for decades in the medical profession that  hypnotherapy can be effective in helping people reduce the level of pain they actual experience.


Hypnotherapy can help in several ways:

  • Reduce the level of pain experienced through hypnotherapy sessions
  • Teach self hypnosis to help the person manage their own levels of pain in their own daily life
  • Deal with the emotional component of pain so that the person can cope better within themselves
  • Alleviate the emotional component of pain that is sometimes part of the cause of the lingering pain symptom

If you have been been taking pain relief medication for sometime and finding it less effective, or wanting try a natural form of pain relief.  Hypnotherapy may be what you are looking for.

Hypnotherapy can be an effective alternative therapy for the management of chronic pain.

Pain management can give you back your life –  call  today and make an appointment.