Episode 218: Breaking Free from Chronic Pain
with Dr. Joe Tatta
Suffering from chronic pain is not a sign of brokenness, it’s part of the human experience. If you’re interested in exploring the idea of chronic pain and what we can do about it, this is a conversation you won’t want to miss.
Dr. Joe Tatta provides a more contextual approach to chronic pain and explains how mindfulness can aid in the healing process. By learning to relate to our body and mind differently, we can reconnect with resiliency and begin to heal.
On Today’s Episode of A Healthy Curiosity:
- How the brain contributes to chronic pain
- Different ways to begin retraining the brain to forget pain
- What acceptance and commitment therapy is and how it can help with pain
- Examples of experiential exercises from Dr. Tatta’s book, Radical Relief
- Why trying to fight negative thoughts can make them more persistent
Dr. Joe Tatta is a global leader in integrative pain care and an advocate for the safe and effective treatment of chronic pain. He is the Founder of the Integrative Pain Science Institute, a cutting-edge health company reinventing pain care through evidence-based treatment, research, and professional development. For 25 years he has supported people living with pain and helped practitioners deliver more effective pain management. His research and career achievements include scalable practice models centered on lifestyle medicine, health behavior change, and digital therapeutics. He is a Doctor of Physical Therapy, a Board-Certified Nutrition Specialist, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy trainer. Dr. Tatta is the author of two bestselling books Radical Relief and Heal Your Pain Now and host of The Healing Pain Podcast.
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