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Dr. Gallup provides education (science, tools, and his personal success) and support. He helps clients to devise concrete strategies to change their own Health Behaviors resulting in dramatic reductions in chronic pain and/or fatigue, thus improving their quality of life. This positive approach focuses on what makes good health, rather than the disease. Dr. Gallup does not diagnose. He functions as a Health Behavior Coach.

Learn How To Manage Your Own Chronic Pain or Fatigue And Recovery

  • An Individualized Program that Fits Each Client
  • Learn to Use Your Own Natural Painkillers.
  • Learn to Prevent/Limit Chronic Inflammation, which is The Cause of Chronic Pain/Fatigue.

Dr. Gallup’s Approach is Grounded in Science From Psychoneuroimmunology & Neurobiology

  • Non-Chemical and Non-Invasive
  • Learn from Dr. Gallup’s personal success in overcoming chronic pain
  • Learn to Use these Tools for Change:
    • Biofeedback
    • Thought Field Techniques
    • Body Mechanics Techniques
    • Autogenics
    • Cognitive Behavioral Techniques
    • Exercise
    • Energy Conservation
    • Adapted Self-Care Techniques
    • Relaxation Techniques
    • Modified Environment
    • Thermals

“Chronic Pain/Fatigue” (Inflammation) Needs a Different Approach Than “Acute Pain/Fatigue”

  • Chronic Pain/Fatigue can also affect the Quality of Life for families of those who suffer.
  • Chronic Pain/Fatigue can limit choices: social, economic, and physical.
  • These functional challenges must be addressed in order for Quality of Life to Improve.
  • Learn to know when and how to move and rest.

Your Pain is Not the Whole “You”

  • Focusing on Abilities and Interests brings Quality of Life. This is the best way to decrease suffering.
  • Learn to respect, but not fear pain and altered sensation.
  • What are my choices when feeling pain/fatigue?

How Do You Learn Best?

  • We all learn differently.
  • Receive an Individual Assessment as needed.
  • Learn to use your normal activities-of-daily-living to strengthen and maintain you function.

Personal Responsibility is Key

  • Learn how to greatly improve your Quality of Life and reduce suffering even if you feel pain and/or fatigue.
  • Learn to focus on what motivates you positively.
  • You need to set effective short-term goals, and you also need to have Dreams.
  • There are no instant cures.
  • Learn to improve your patience and persistence.
  • There is no one regime that works for all.

Social Support Network is Key

  • This is the single most important factor in recovery, according to scientific research.
  • Assess, and learn how to build and use your Social Support Network.
  • Feelings of sadness, anger, loss, and fear that often come with trying to cope with chronic pain/fatigue; as well as any loss of function, must be faced.
  • This Approach reflects the unity of Body, Mind, and Spirit.