Julie Bergmann, PT, OCS discusses her experience of suffering with chronic pain and her subsequent recovery. She discusses Brain Retraining which consists of Laterality, Explicit Motor Imagery, Mirror Therapy, and Aquatic Physical Therapy. To learn more about complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) and reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD), visit Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome Association (RSDSA)’s website at rsds.org. #RSDSA #CRPS #RSD
TRUE OR FALSE
- Pain only occurs when you are injured.
- The Brain decides when you experience pain.
- Chronic Pain means an injury hasn’t healed properly.
- In chronic pain and CRPS, chemicals associated with increased stress can directly activate nerves sensitivity.
PAIN IS REAL!