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661: Rachel Zoffness | Managing Pain In Your Body and Brain

661: Rachel Zoffness | Managing Pain In Your Body and Brain

By Jordan Harbinger

Dr. Rachel Zoffness (@DrZoffness) is a pain psychologist, international speaker, medical consultant, educator, and author of The Pain Management Workbook: Powerful CBT and Mindfulness Skills to Take Control of Pain and Reclaim Your Life.

What We Discuss with Dr. Rachel Zoffness: Pain lives in the brain, not the body (which is why amputees often report sensing it in limbs they no longer have). The overlap between physical and emotional pain, and why they co-occur 100% of the time. How the "pain dial" in your brain works: what turns it up, and what turns it down. The ways in which trauma, anxiety, and depression amplify pain. Why pain medicine is broken and how we can fix it. And much more...

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