IS PHYSICAL PAIN EVER A REFLECTION OF INNER PAIN?
The short answer is YES… and we have all experienced this.
This is often referred to as the body mind connection, where emotional stress shows up as a body symptom.
When people are stressed they may experience; tightness in their shoulders, increased/decreased appetite, difficulty in sleeping or headaches for example.
Working with people to manage or reduce underlying stress or anxiety has been an interest of mine for many years and I have frequently worked with people who describe living with complex trauma and/or experiencing significant loss and grief.
I completed a Master of Social Work Qualifying and worked concurrently with my chiropractic practice for several years as a family worker with a Newcastle NGO.
I recommend you an excellent 30-minute podcast from the ABC’s All in The Mind Program titled the Science of Mind over Body broadcast March 20th 2016