This indispensible self-help guide is for anyone suffering from chronic pain and struggling to understand why standard medical approaches have failed them. Taking a mind-body approach, the book clearly and simply explains how chronic pain develops, and why an understanding of fascia – the main connective tissue in the body – is the key to restoring pain-free movement and health. Author and myofascial release expert Amanda Oswald informs readers about the role of fascia in chronic pain and empowers them to help themselves through simple and effective self-care techniques, stretches, and exercises.
Living Pain Free is a must-read for anyone experiencing chronic pain from conditions including migraines and headaches, repetitive strain injury (RSI), jaw (TMJ) pain, frozen shoulder, chronic pelvic pain, scar tissue, and systemic pain conditions such as fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue, and myofascial pain syndrome. It will also benefit anyone interested in understanding chronic pain from a myofascial perspective.
Amanda Oswald is a leading UK myofascial release specialist. With a background including advanced bodywork and cognitive hypnotherapy, she takes a mind-body approach to healing chronic pain. Oswald is a member of the International Fascia Research Society. She is a regular attendee and speaker at international symposia and complementary therapy events. In addition to her clinic work, she runs fascia workshops teaching self-help for chronic pain.
Recommended for use with this book is the Myofascial Release (MFR) Kit (can be bought separately).