Our Mission:

End Chronic Pain.

Advancing the diagnosis and treatment of stress-induced medical conditions suffered by millions worldwide, our work provides a new approach to eliminate (not just manage) chronic pain, fibromyalgia, migraines, irritable bowel, chronic fatigue, pelvic pain and much more.

 
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About Us

We are a team of clinicians, researchers and patient advocates passionate about reducing suffering in millions of people by educating health professionals and the public about Psychophysiologic (Mind-Body) Disorders (PPD).

Educating health professionals around the world is necessary to increase the number of health professionals who can diagnose and treat PPD, but education is also a key component of the treatment process.

With our treatment approach, patients are able to relieve and even CURE their symptoms without surgery, physical therapy, medication, or expensive alternative treatments.

Thus, our work is a vital step toward ending the chronic pain epidemic and opioid crisis.

Our Team

What is PPD?

You may be surprised by how many common syndromes can be caused by Psychophysiologic (Mind-Body) Disorders.

After years of clinical research, we now know that all of these syndromes (many previously thought to be incurable) can be relieved and even cured - often without any surgery, physical therapy or medication!

If you’re a health professional interested in learning how to better diagnose and treat your patients who present with “medically unexplained symptoms,” learn more by clicking a link below.

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Our Impact

We have multiple exciting projects in the works to educate health professionals and the public on mind-body disorders, including:

  • An online course for health professionals

  • A clinical trial studying the efficacy of the PPDA’s approach in treating chronic pain and fibromyalgia, led by two of our Board members

  • Two documentaries about mind-body medicine featuring some of our Board members

All coming out in early 2019. Click to learn more.

300+

THOUSAND Dollars Raised

We have raised over $300,000 to help achieve our mission of advancing the diagnosis and treatment of stress-induced medical conditions.

 

100+

Thousand PEople Impacted

Our team have reached over 100,000 people around the world in spreading awareness about mind-body disorders (PPD) and the safest, most affordable, and most effective way to treat and even cure patients with these conditions.

 
 

9+

Years educatinG Globally

Founded in 2009 and incorporated in 2011, the PPDA has spent the last 9 years educating health professionals and the public on mind-body disorders (PPD) and the most effective way to diagnose and treat these conditions that were once thought to be incurable.

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Find a Mind-Body Health Professional

It’s important to rule out serious medical conditions with your doctor before proceeding with this mindfulness and emotional therapy-based approach to relieve your chronic symptoms.

Visit our directory to find health professionals near you who are familiar with our mind-body medicine approach.

Some of our listed medical doctors can consult over Skype to rule in a diagnosis for Psychophysiologic Disorders if you have already ruled out other serious conditions with another doctor. Many of our listed mental health professionals are able to consult and treat over Skype!

Get Involved

There are many ways to get involved and support our mission to end the chronic pain epidemic and opioid crisis - from following us on social media and sharing our posts to raise awareness, to volunteering and putting your technical skills to use, to donating to support our vital work that can help millions around the world who are currently suffering from symptoms that we now know are curable!

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Follow us on social media

Share our posts and spread awareness to help your friends and loved ones regain hope and start recovering today!

Volunteer opportunities

Put your technical skills to use - from graphic design to event support - we need passionate people like you willing to join us in our important work to help others!

Make a Donation

Every donation, big or small, can greatly impact someone who is currently suffering and in need of the education and support that we can provide. Join us in putting an end to chronic pain around the world!