Pain Management is Deep Work

This weekend I began reading Cal Newport’s book Deep Work- Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World.  The author defines deep work as professional activities performed in a state of distraction-free concentration that push your cognitive capabilities to their limit.  These efforts create new value, improve your skill and are hard to replicate.  The book builds on…

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Pain is about behavior

I just recently finished working through Fordyce’s Behavioral Methods for Chronic Pain and Illness that was republished by IASP with invited commentaries. Francie J. Keefe was one of the editors and commentary contributors in the book along with Steven J. Linton providing another one of the commentaries, both of who will be speaking at the upcoming ISPI Clinical Conference…

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