Your Brain On Fire

Pain impulses are perceived as increasingly intense over time, even when nothing anatomically has changed. This is called “sensitization.” Skill Requires Repetition Consider how you learn almost any new skill.  It is with initial education of the proper movements and then, “practice, practice, practice.”  Every performing art and athletic skill … Read More

DOC – A Framework of Care

Chronic pain is a complex problem consisting of many variables that affect your perception of it. Additionally, we now know that unpleasant mental input is processed in a similar manner as physical pain. Applying simple solutions to such a multi-layered problem can’t be and isn’t effective. The DOC (Direct your … Read More

Why DOCC??

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I am a Surgeon I am a surgeon.  I think like a surgeon, which means I am intent on finding a structural problem I can surgically correct and relieve my patient’s suffering. When this happens, I feel a deep sense of satisfaction and I am my patient’s hero. It is … Read More

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