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The Chopra Center Launches Mind-Body Healing Program for Chronic Pain
Date:8/29/2013

Carlsbad, CA (PRWEB) August 29, 2013

This September 23-28 the Chopra Center for Wellbeing will offer Perfect Health: Healing from Pain ? a 6-day mind-body healing program for people diagnosed with pain disorder or coping with chronic pain. Led by board-certified physicians who are also experts in holistic, mind-body healing modalities, including Ayurveda, meditation, and yoga, the Healing from Pain program offers a unique, integrative approach to chronic pain that addresses the whole person, including the mind, body, and spirit.

"In conventional Western medicine, very little attention is paid to the emotional component of chronic pain and to the role that the mind plays in the experience of chronic pain," said Chopra Center Medical Director, Sheila Patel, M.D.

"To take a typical example, if someone suffers from recurring back pain and goes to a conventional doctor, he or she will most likely be prescribed a strong narcotic such as hydrocodone or oxycodone. Painkillers may temporarily mask the symptoms of pain but they don’t get to the root of the underlying issues that make chronic pain an ongoing problem.

"At Healing from Pain, our focus is on getting to the root causes that contribute to a person’s chronic pain, including the physical, emotional, and spiritual aspects aspects of life," Dr. Patel said. (Click here for a complete interview with Dr. Sheila Patel on chronic pain and the latest scientific research the benefits of holistic healing approaches, such as meditation, acupuncture, yoga, and an anti-inflammatory diet.)

Limited to a small number of participants, Perfect Health: Healing from Pain includes:

  •      Ayurvedic Mind-Body Consultation with a Board-Certified Chopra Center physician.
  •      Lectures/group experiences with specialists in pain management.
  •      Private 45-minute session with a featured specialist in one of the following healing modalities:
         ? Acupuncture
         ? Holistic physical therapy
         ? Hypnotherapy
         ? Integrative Restoration
  •      Journaling workshop.
  •      Daily yoga and group meditations.
  •      Daily Ayurvedic spa treatments.
  •      Purify, an oral cleansing and detoxification treatment based on Ayurvedic healing principles.
  •      Post-event webinar and aftercare program.
  •      Breakfast and lunch (except for breakfast Monday morning).
  •      Healthy dinner options available onsite at Omni La Costa Resort & Spa.
Healing from Pain will take place this September 23–28 at the Chopra Center’s location at the Omni La Costa Resort and Spa in Carlsbad, California. For more information or to register for Healing from Pain, call 888.736.6895 or click here.

About the Chopra Center for Wellbeing

The Chopra Center for Wellbeing was founded by Deepak Chopra, M.D. and David Simon, M.D. in 1996. Located in Carlsbad, California, the Center offers a wide variety of programs, retreats, and teacher training programs that integrate the healing arts of the East with the best in modern Western medicine. The Chopra Center has helped millions of people around the world find peace of mind, physical balance, and emotional healing. The website http://www.chopra.com is your starting point on the path to wellbeing.

About Sheila Patel, M.D.

Sheila Patel, M.D. is a board-certified family physician who is passionate about bringing holistic healing practices into the Western medical system. Before coming to the Chopra Center, she practiced full-spectrum family medicine, from prenatal care and deliveries to ER coverage and primary care for all ages. As the Chopra Center’s Medical Director, she offers integrative medical consultations that combine the best in conventional medicine with the wisdom of Ayurveda. Dr. Patel is a featured speaker at the Chopra Center’s signature mind-body workshop, Journey into Healing.She also offers mind-body medical consultations and teaches at the Center’s weekly Perfect Health program as well as at the Perfect Health specialty program, Healing from Pain.

For press inquiries and images, please contact:
Kathy Bankerd
Chopra Center Marketing Director
(760) 494-1609
http://www.chopra.com

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