Suggested reading for mind-body connection and chronic pain

Sep 11, 2019 | Recommended Reading

The Divided Mind: The Epidemic of Mindbody Disorders

John Sarno has written several books dealing with mind-body disorders and connections and come highly recommended.

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Pain Free for Life: The 6-Week Cure for Chronic Pain–Without Surgery or Drugs

Acupuncture and western medicine.

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