The Four Categories of Pain– Dr. Jay Joshi

Hi everyone! I’ve just discovered this awesome talk on central sensitization by pain management physician Dr. Jay Joshi.  It’s totally packed with information I want to share with you all– such as why it’s so hard to get help for central sensitization, and how ketamine infusion treatments can help.  There’s so much here, though, that I thought I’dContinue reading “The Four Categories of Pain– Dr. Jay Joshi”

How I developed central sensitization: Part 2

Continued from Part 1 My doctor said I had what was called “glass back” syndrome.  Every muscle, from my neck to my lower back, was locked in spasm.  Even the smallest movement could set off a domino effect, each muscle triggering the next, until my entire back would feel like a blaze of pain.  IContinue reading “How I developed central sensitization: Part 2”

Introducing the Sunlight in Winter Youtube Channel

Ever have one of those days where you want to keep working/thinking/being productive, but your body just wants you to lie down with a heating pad? That, unfortunately, has been happening to me quite a bit recently.   I’ve been wanting to sit at my computer and either study or work on my blog, but myContinue reading “Introducing the Sunlight in Winter Youtube Channel”

Pain Neurotags– Human AntiGravity Suit

A pain neurotag has to do with our brains’ representations of pain.  Individual people process pain differently, and many different factors affect how our brains process and store memories of painful events. I thought this was a great post from Human AntiGravity Suit on how two professional athletes might experience and store memories of injuriesContinue reading “Pain Neurotags– Human AntiGravity Suit”