Ellie Watts


  1. Mindfulness as Analgesia for Chronic Pain Introduction

    Chronic pain is defined as pain that persists beyond the expected time of recovery and is still present long after the injury or problem has healed (Lee et al., 2016). Comparatively, acute pain onset lasts for a limited duration and does not persist after the injury or problem has healed. Chronic and acute pain should require different approaches and interventions to help the patient. Mindfulness is a coping technique used for chronic pain that focuses the patient on the present by…