"Motion is lotion!"
Finding what works for you is key. You have your healthcare team, and you can develop your natural skills to manage pain and even reduce it. Here is the recommended order:
"Josie, our qigong/tai chi instructor, is wonderful and incredibly knowledgeable! The patients appreciate her thoughtful and centered style and even those that are skeptical at first tell me they enjoy her class. ... I like most of our wellness classes in the FRP (functional restoration program) to be focused on movement and Josie incorporates her skill set beautifully." -Dr. Rachel Feinberg, PhD of Physical Therapy and principal of Feinberg Medical Group in Palo Alto, CA
This interview is part of the Qigong Global Summit, a free online event featuring Qigong masters, doctors, and practitioners who provide you with deep insights into Qigong, Tai Chi, martial arts, and Traditional Chinese Medicine to expand your life force for greater vitality, creativity and longevity. For more information, please visit https://qigongglobalsummit.com. This recording is a copyright of The Shift Network. All rights reserved.
All meditative movement practices, including Tai Chi and Qigong, feature breath work, meditation and of course movement. Science shows Qigong and Tai Chi have been proven to be safe ways to help you find relief. The Health and Human Services Department of the United States published a report in 2019 on best practices for the treatment of pain, specifically including meditative movement in the treatment for chronic pain.
Join us Thursday, July 8 at 4 PM Pacific Time for this 2-hour class is an evidence-based mind-body intervention for helping people in pain. This class is now produced by Healer Within Foundation, a 501c3 nonprofit dedicated to the creation of health and wellbeing in communities all over the United States. Your registration fees for this class (~$47 USD) benefit the nonprofit to produce more wellness programs for people just like you. Empowered Relief (TM) was developed by Stanford University pain scientist, Dr. Beth Darnall, you will learn skills for managing pain through mind-body practice. If you are alive, you will at some point experience pain in your life. How you think and feel about pain in general will in many ways determine your pain experience. This presentation will explain why this is so and give you tools to handle pain or support others in your life who may be experiencing a prolonged or chronic pain experience. Click the button below to register, and you will be taken to the Healer Within Foundation website. Thank you for your interest, and congratulations for investing in your wellbeing.
All the principles from Empowered Relief class applied to safe and gentle movement, meditation, and breath practice. Six Zoom sessions over six weeks of meditative movement classes for people in chronic pain situations. Learn useful skills for moving safely and modulating pain. Be with others who deal with pain situations. Supplemental materials include recorded meditations, journaling ideas, and power thoughts for people in pain.