Tapping Solution for Pain Relief
A Step-by-Step Guide to Reducing and Eliminatinig Chronic Pain
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Publication Date: 4/21/15
Do you suffer from chronic pain? If so, you’re not alone. In fact, more than 100 million Americans deal with this life-changing issue every day. And if you’re like most of them, you’ve tried all the normal solutions”: doctors, injections, medications, and surgeries. While these all have a place in healing, they have fallen short in dealing with the pain epidemic. So what can you do?
In The Tapping Solution for Pain Relief, Nick Ortner presents a startling alternative. He lays out a step-by-step plan that teaches you how to use tapping, or EFT (emotional freedom techniques), to reduce or eliminate chronic pain. Looking at the scientific research surrounding pain, stress, and tapping, he opens your eyes to just how powerful tapping can be, and then outlines tips and techniques to address pain in both the short and long term.
Nick guides you on a journey that begins on the surface—tapping to address the pain itself—and moves to the deeper issues that often affect pain. With easy-to-follow tapping scripts and exercises, Nick helps you heal the emotional pain and underlying beliefs that often keep people stuck.
He also addresses topics that you may not think of as associated with chronic pain, such as:
- Creating personal boundaries
- Dealing with toxic relationships
- Clearing resistance to change
- Understanding the power of a diagnosis
- Working through anger
There are many ways the brain and body can create, increase, and prolong pain. After reading this book, you’ll not only understand what’s causing your pain but also how to achieve complete and lasting relief. But let’s face it; this is about more than just pain relief. It’s about empowering yourself to take back your body in order to live the life you want.
So why does tapping work so well to relieve pain? As I have come to realize, chronic, unremitting pain is often tied to unresolved emotional issues. As you’ll see in this book, the current medical literature supports this. We know the physical pain is real, but the physiological mechanisms that magnify and perpetuate it are exaggerated by the presence of unresolved negative emotions, which may be the result of experiences far in your past or more recent emotional turmoil. Let me explain.
On the physiological plane, there are typically two main mechanisms involved in chronic pain. First, there is chronic tension and spasm of the muscles. As these muscles tense up, there is less blood supply and lower oxygen levels in the muscle tissue, and that causes a great deal of pain. The second physiological mechanism causing chronic pain is hypersensitivity of the nerves. When people are in a chronic fight-or-flight state, stress hormones are released, and those hormones have a huge influence in sensitizing nerves. When the nerves are sensitized, everything just hurts more. The way that we think and feel about our pain can also influence the sensitization of nerves because our general anxiety leads to the release of more stress hormones, and the cycle perpetuates.
Tapping is so effective at relieving chronic pain because it helps patients release the unresolved emotions that are keeping the body in a stressed-out state. By tapping to remove the negative emotional charge from specific events and other past and current issues, the brain gets the message that it is safe to relax tense muscles and lessen nerve sensitivity. That’s when the body can heal itself—of chronic pain and other symptoms as well. Tapping is a game changer when it comes to getting relief from chronic pain, and Nick has such a wonderful way of explaining complex topics very simply and in plain English that I’m certain many will find the help they’re looking for.
This book leads you through a powerful, effective process to relieve chronic pain for good. I urge you to dive into this process, however “weird” it may seem at first, with your full commitment. It targets what is often the true source of your pain—your emotions, your stress, your traumas. Once you release those, your body’s innate ability to heal itself will take over. Like thousands of others, you’ll be blown away by the pain-relief results you experience.
Praise for The Tapping Solution for Pain Relief
“I’ve spent years teaching people around the world about the power of choice, and the power of action. If you’re in chronic pain, I suggest you choose this book, and follow the program inside. Nick’s results with helping people relieve chronic pain speak for themselves. It’s that simple.”
— Tony Robbins, author of #1 New York Times bestseller MONEY Master the Game
“Chronic pain has reached epidemic proportions in the United States—often leading to lifelong addiction to pain medication. But there’s another way to deal with it. Safely, naturally, and effectively. And that is the good news offered in Nick Ortner’s latest book, The Tapping Solution for Pain Relief. It’s a winner.”
— Christiane Northrup, M.D., author of Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom
“Put away your skepticism; this really works. I have worked with Nick and had great results with tapping in my own life.”
— Dr. Wayne W. Dyer, author of Wishes Fulfilled
“I believe Nick Ortner’s teachings are easy to use and practical but work like magic. He certainly has taught me to magically release or dissolve problems of all sorts through the process of tapping.”
— Louise Hay, author of You Can Heal Your Life
“If you’re living with chronic pain and all the stress and exhaustion it brings, turn to Nick Ortner. There’s no better person to guide you towards relief. I’ve personally experienced the profound benefits of tapping and I know this simple tool can help you, too. Try this method today. You have nothing to lose! A life filled with health and possibilities awaits you.”
— Kris Carr, New York Times best-selling author of Crazy Sexy Kitchen
“If you struggle with chronic pain, and sometimes feel desperate for relief, you’ve probably encountered plenty of ‘solutions’ that simply don’t work. But, in The Tapping Solution for Pain Relief, Nick Ortner provides an accessible framework for understanding the connection between body, emotions, and stress that can create pain. I’ve found his practical, easy-to follow techniques to be an important breakthrough in the field of mind-body medicine.”
— Ruth Buczynski, Ph.D., licensed psychologist, president of The National Institute for the Clinical Application of Behavioral Medicine
“A spectacular resource for immediately reversing pain symptoms. So important in an environment where our emergency rooms and medical clinics are overcrowded. Finally, a book that empowers patients to heal! When patients get a hold of this, it will change our entire medical system.”
— Kim D’Eramo, D.O., board-certified emergency physician
“Pain is nature’s most vivid way of telling you what not to do. Chronic pain, however, no longer serves that useful function, yet 1.5 billion people worldwide suffer with it. They also spend billions and billions of dollars every year on medications that are either futile or that dull not only the pain but also their ability to think and function at their peak. This book presents something new, natural, and effective for those 1.5 billion souls. Many will find it a godsend.”
— David Feinstein, Ph.D., co-author of The Promise of Energy Psychology
“If you or a loved one is in pain, you need this book. In clear yet medically accurate language, Nick Ortner explains the many puzzles of pain—it’s not always linked to a diagnosis and often resists conventional solutions. Using vivid and compelling case histories of pain sufferers, as well as the latest research, he illuminates the emotional problems and subconscious patterns that exacerbate pain. He shows how to use the novel technique of acupoint tapping to relieve both chronic and acute pain. Tapping scripts for common pain problems make the techniques even more accessible. The take-home message of this book is that you don’t have to continue suffering; a quick and simple solution is as close as your fingertips.”
— Dawson Church, Ph.D., best-selling author of the award-winning book The Genie in Your Genes
“The Tapping Solution for Pain Relief is full of simple, highly effective techniques for reducing and eliminating many chronic ailments. It’s amazing to think that by literally ‘tapping’ into the power of the mind you can completely rid your body of physical pain. The research is clear and compelling and Nick Ortner does an excellent job of teaching us how to unlock this hidden healing potential. This book is a must read for anyone who wants to heal their body, safely, naturally, and permanently. I can’t recommend it highly enough”
— Jon Gabriel, international best-selling author and creator of The Gabriel Method and Visualization for Weight Loss
“Pain is the most common symptom telling us that there is a problem, which may be physical, mental, chemical, and/or emotional. In this brilliant book, Nick takes on all the causes and offers you one of the easiest and most effective tools for living a pain-free life!”
— C. Norman Shealy, M.D., Ph.D., CEO, National Institute of Holistic Medicine and author of Living Bliss
“If you’re struggling with chronic pain, this book is a powerful first step in a successful journey toward a pain-free life. Nick has helped thousands of people get the pain relief they¹ve been searching for, and you can be next.”
— Jack Canfield