In the middle of the 19th century, Mesmerists used hypnosis to alleviate pain and distress during surgery. Most notably, James Esdaile in India and John Elliotson in England were renowned for their work in this area. The founder of hypnotherapy, James Braid was a surgeon himself, specialising in muscular conditions, and reported many cases of minor surgery using hypnotism for pain management.
Improvements in anasthetics mean we no longer practice these drastic methods. Today, the use of hypnosis is best suited for conditions requiring the long term management of pain. Hypnosis will give you total respite from the pain during our sessions and for some time after.
Here are a few examples of the painful conditions hypnosis can treat :-
If you would like to discuss your condition and a specific target we can work together to alleviate some of the pain. Please send us a message using the form on the contact us page so we can arrange a meeting or a convenient time to call you.
DN Hypnotherapy's prices are very competitive. There is a full price list on our FAQ page.