Pain in not a sensation, pain is a perception,
which is affected through a variety of influences and factors
including our beliefs, expectations, thoughts, emotions, habits and cultural norms, to name but a few.
What we perceive and interpret as pain,
is hugely influenced by our subconscious mind.
which has no vent in tears
may make other organs weep”
Dr Henry Maudsley
British Psychiatrist, 1895
The roots of chronic pain and illness
often lie in some unresolved issue,
often from long ago in our past,
which we may not consciously remember.