‘Dr. Sarno is quite clear that it’s first our responsibility to get significant pain or possible infections checked out by medical doctors to address or rule out infection and serious illness.
‘But how the mind and body work together is fascinating. How our brains can tell us we’re in pain when really what we’re experiencing is some big emotion the brain isn’t allowing us to feel like rage and anger.
‘There is hope for people who have chronic pain and misery to learn how to help the brain stop using pain sensations to protect us from big feelings.
‘I’ve already experienced relief.’