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Dec. 2, 2021

Dr. Tawny Kross: Trauma and Chronic Pain

Dr. Tawny Kross: Trauma and Chronic Pain

Episode Thirty-one of Strong Enough Podcast brings Dr. Tawny Kross, a physical therapist working in Durham, North Carolina, primarily with veterans, many of whom experienced military sexual trauma. Dr. Tawny talks about the pathways of pain in our brains and why trauma can cause chronic physical pain.

During this episode, Dr. Tawny discusses the physical and mental effects of chronic pain and how she helps patients work through pain pathways to improve quality of life. She explains how pain originates in our brains but isn't "all in our heads" as many people believe. Dr. Tawny shares with compassion and understanding the difficulty many with chronic pain and chronic illness experience in dealing with their pain and steps they can take to find relief.

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