Can Hypnosis Help Relieve or Eliminate Chronic Pain?

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Phil Cardow

Hi, I'm a Hypnotherapist based on the Gold Coast, Australia. I love helping people overcoming a wide range of barriers with hypnotherapy.

Chronic Pain & Hypnotherapy

Spoiler Alert…YES!


First of all let me start by saying that pain is absolutely necessary when it relates to a physical injury or trauma (if you’ve cut yourself, broken a leg or been in a car crash there’s probably nothing that I can do for you because if you have hurt yourself then you really do need to be aware of it so you can seek proper medical attention).


The unconscious mind’s first and foremost directive is to protect the physical body so if the physical trauma is recent or unhealed, the pain message is most likely deemed necessary as it is a warning sign.

This is called acute pain.

Chronic Pain Hypnosis

If you have physically healed as much as possible (or as much as possible for now) or the pain you are experiencing has been around for several months or more or seems to have no identifiable cause or reason then it’s called ‘chronic pain’.


In a lot of cases this pain is unnecessary and can be either heavily reduced or even eliminated.


Interestingly a lot of physical pain has a strong emotional component, either due to the physical trauma that was experienced, the change in lifestyle resulting from the trauma or from an accumulation of stresses and complications resulting from it. Even if the pain message still needs to be there, it doesn’t necessarily need to be there at that same level.


Oftentimes the unconscious mind will agree to turn the pain down, sometimes considerably, a lot of the time it can even be completely eliminated.


This type of therapy is often different to anything else I do, and a lot of the time doesn’t involve any actual hypnosis at all!


The focus is on getting our unconscious mind to realise that the pain has served its purpose and either remove it completely or to dial it down so that the message is still there but not at a level that is leaving us exhausted and detrimental to living our life to the fullest.


The wonderful thing about doing pain removal therapy without hypnosis is that even a staunch sceptic or someone whose pain level makes it difficult to relax enough to go into hypnosis can still benefit from it.


Sometimes chronic pain can be resulting from previous emotional or physical traumas that contained an emotional component that needs to be addressed, or even an over stressed nervous system that needs re-balancing which is why I often use a combination of protocols to bring about as much positive change as possible with every client. Every client is an individual and deserves to be treated as such.

Hypnotherapy Chronic Pain treatment

While it may seem like the pain is somewhere in your body the truth it is very much in the mind. That’s certainly not to say that it doesn’t exist because it absolutely does! The unconscious mind is where we really experience pain. It’s where the signals are coming from. So that’s where the resolution is.


Chronic pain can be described as an old computer program that needs updating, or deleting and this can only be done with engagement and negotiation between both the conscious and unconscious minds.


If this sounds complicated, IT’S NOT! In fact, it may be one of the easiest things that you ever do and I will use chronic pain hypnotherapy treatments and help you all the way to either let go of, or severely reduce, your old pain.

Belief Has Little To Do With whether or not you can let go of old pain.

The best part of all of this is that even if you are a staunch sceptic, I can likely still help you. As long as you DO actually want the pain gone. You might be required to make some small lifestyle changes to keep the pain away such as not running on worn out knees (obvious) but as long as you are willing we can almost certainly make some wonderful changes in your life!

Complete or partial release from chronic pain hypnotherapy for so many issues can be expected, including but not limited to:

  • Headaches & Migraines
  • Back Pain & Knee pain
  • Sciatica
  • Bursitis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Chronic Fatigue
  • Arthritis
  • And more…
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So, what do have to lose except your pain? As an experienced Gold Coast Hypnotherapist with hundreds of success stories, you can trust me to put your best interests first so you can enjoy a better life with less, or the absence of, chronic pain. If you’d like to know more about how chronic pain hypnotherapy may help you to live a fuller life, you can book a call back here or call Phil now on 0423 481 306.

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