For those suffering chronic pain, even after years of surgery, rehabilitation, and medication, only one question matters: How do I find lasting relief? With Freedom from Pain, two pioneers in the field reveal a crucial missing piece for millions in need the unresolved emotional trauma held within the body. The path out of pain is unique for each person, explain Peter Levine and Maggie Phillips. It s a labyrinth shaped by physical injury, genetics, learned responses, and crucially prior traumatic events. When all of these elements are successfully addressed, complete recovery begins. This book will teach readers how. Informed by a broad new vision of the pain response, decades of clinical insight, and guided practices on audio CD, Drs. Levine and Philips teach us how to: calm the overreactive fight response to pain release the fear, irritability, and depression amplified by prior traumas build resilience and promote self-regulation and amplify their current treatment programme to achieve true, long-term freedom from pain.