Can Somatics help if I’ve been in pain for many years?

Hanna Somatics Education

If your chronic pain is being caused by unconscious bracing or a habit of tensing from stress, it is never too late. If you have experienced pain or limited mobility for decades, this relates to what we refer to as “sensory-motor amnesia.” The motor cortex in your brain has lost connections for ease of movement. This is not a permanent condition.

Most forms of therapeutic work rely on a practitioner manipulating your joints or tissues while you are passive. With Hanna Somatics, you are actively and consciously engaging in the process of re-awakening your brain’s ability to relax your muscles. Given the right conditions, it is never too late to re-program the way your brain is communicating with your muscles!

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