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Re: Doctor heals 6 broken vertebrae in 9 weeks by thought alone
« Reply #25 on: 14/12/2014 11:36:23 »
A interesting and entertaining experiment of Derren Brown about the
powers of the plcebo effect >>

Being a mentalist he uses his insights into psychology and the human mind to demonstrate to what an extent we can be fooled by our own perceptions and expectations.  That is where science comes in to discern fact from fiction.
Not sure yet to which extent Mr Dispenza makes use of science in his work.

In his own healing it is impossible to find out if his visualization work had any influence in his healing process.
 

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Re: Doctor heals 6 broken vertebrae in 9 weeks by thought alone
« Reply #26 on: 14/12/2014 12:23:56 »
Not sure what he means by visualisation, but after most of a lifetime of back pain I can sometimes relax individual muscles to relieve pain in another area.

Some of my client chiropractors talk about "sacro-occipital technique" which seems to begin with the simple observation that in normal posture the occiput is directly above the sacrum, so that gives a primary "visualisation" of what you are trying to achieve by self-healing.   With more detailed knowledge of the optimal spine alignment, I guess it is possible for a fit cyclist to use his abdominal and paraspinal muscles to relieve stress on individual or groups of vertebrae and thus promote e.g. blood flow to the compressed areas.

There's no doubt that state of mind is associated with speed of healing, though whether the "will to win" makes collagen work better, or is merely a side-effect of the adrenalin and testoterone that are actually doing the work, is debatable.   
 

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Re: Doctor heals 6 broken vertebrae in 9 weeks by thought alone
« Reply #27 on: 14/12/2014 14:01:27 »
Alcanverd, thank you for your comment.
I am going through his book now and will give more info
about his method oh infuencing health by thought.

I have pasted description of him in a post before, about
his visualizations regarding his spine accident
 

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Re: Doctor heals 6 broken vertebrae in 9 weeks by thought alone
« Reply #28 on: 14/12/2014 14:53:50 »
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I would not have added it to this place as I am not accusing
or stating that Mr Dispenza is a liar. 

I have my doubts about about Mr Dispenzas statements, but i am
a medical laymen.

That is why I have asked for professional expertise and so far, it turned out that it is entirely possible that a self-healing took place.

Just wanted to clear that because I think it is OK to ask critical questions but not to prejudge anyone before having evidence,

 

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Re: Doctor heals 6 broken vertebrae in 9 weeks by thought alone
« Reply #29 on: 16/12/2014 08:07:42 »
pretty damn interesting.. but the body adapts to its surroundings.. When the mind creates an illusion of a surrounding the body tends to lead into that direction... Ive always wondered how people in prisons are able to get so ripped from such a poor diet... Its the disillusion of there self worth that's causing a plecebo effect on their bodies. at least that's my theory.
 

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