C – Neurophysiologic Disorder (NPD)

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There have been numerous terms used to describe the body’s response to chronic stress and the physiological response. The original descriptor was Tension Myositis Syndrome (TMS) coined by Dr. John Sarno in the 1970’s. Other terms have included Stress Illness Syndrome Psychosomatic Disorders Central Sensitization Syndrome (CSS) Mind Body Syndrome … Read More

“The Snarled Stumper” – Noncompliant Patients

The Case The “snarled stumper” is a case of a logger who incurred a relatively mild knee injury at work. He underwent a simple arthroscopy. After the operation, he experienced much more severe pain than before. Every intervention since that point has been ineffective.  Within eight months, his quality of … Read More