Back Pain Liberation with Iain Barker
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The pain cycle has both physical and psychological elements. Chronic pain and bodily vulnerablity cause anxiety, fear and anger. Anxiety, fear and anger will in turn cause physical tension, restriction and pain.
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One of the physical symptoms of chronic stress is muscular tension and pain, particularly back pain. Some stress is unavoidable, whether it's from work or studying, maybe you find some of the people in your life difficult to deal with.
You spend a fair chunk of your waking hours at work, so your work environment has quite an impact on your life. There's a whole lot of advice, online and elsewhere, on how to relieve back pain at work. Most of this advice is about ergonomics or lifti...
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The vagus nerve is the longest and most complex nerve connecting the brain to the major internal organs. This is how we regulate breathing, heart rate, digestion and more. We want to restore the vagus nerve to optimal function.
In the context of chronic back pain, she says we should be mindful of our environment, and aware of how it affects us in mind, body and spirit. We should ask ourselves “What are we feeding our mind? What are we watching? What are we listening to?