Synopses & Reviews
Dr. John E. Sarno's Healing Back Pain is a New York Times bestseller that has helped over 500,000 readers. Continuing the research since his ground-breaking book, the renowned physician now presents his most complete work yet on the vital connection between mental and bodily health.... Musculoskeletal pain disorders have reached epidemic proportions in the United States, with most doctors failing to recognize their underlying cause. In this acclaimed volume, Dr. Sarno reveals how many painful conditions-including most neck and back pain, migraine, repetitive stress injuries, whiplash, and tendonitises-are rooted in repressed emotions...and shows how they can be successfully treated without drugs, physical measures, or surgery. His innovative program has already produced gratifying results for thousands of patients. The Mindbody Prescription is your invaluable key to a healthy and pain-free life.
Bestselling author Dr. John E. Sarno reveals how most painful conditions are rooted in unexpressed emotions--and how to cure these disorders without drugs, therapy, or surgery.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -201) and index.
Table of Contents
Psychology and physiology of mindbody disorders -- Psychology of mindbody disorders: a tale of two minds -- Mechanics of mindbody processes -- Physical manifestations of mindbody disorders -- Introduction to the tension myositis syndrome: manifestations in low back and legs -- Manifestations in upper back, neck, shoulders and arms -- Manifestations in tendons -- Chronic pain and lyme disease -- Equivalents of TMS -- Disorders in which emotions may play a role -- Treatment of mindbody disorders -- Therapeutic program: the power of knowledge.