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“All the Rage” – a Film about John Sarno & His Work on How We Express Unresolved Emotional Pain as Physical Pain

Updated 7/13/2017 & 7/15/2017.

 

Source: Bagua Center

 

Dr John Sarno was a doctor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and, from 1965 to 2012, practiced at the Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine, New York University Medical Center.
He started out his medical career in the usual way, offering the standard pharmaceuticals and surgeries to his patients, until he came to understand that medicine had gotten it all wrong, that many types of people’s chronic pain, particularly back pain, are caused by repressed emotions that produce stress on the physical body, leading to chronic pain.
At this point, his thinking  did a 180 – toward focusing on what FUNCTION chronic pain  serves for us. And from this vantage point, he developed a radical approach to rehabilitation medicine, advising his patients to look into how their minds and bodies are connected and, by doing that, decrease and often completely stop their discomfort through recognizing  their repressed emotions – especially their repressed angers – as the source of their chronic pain.

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