Dr. Raymond Petras

B.E., M.A., Ph.D. Injury/Pain Management

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Dr. Raymond J. Petras is a behavioral and non-invasive injury/pain relief specialist, sports consultant, international lecturer, author, professor and researcher. He is the developer of Psycho-Neuro Pain Response™(PNPR™) also called Talking Away Pain™ (TAP™). PNPR™ is a safe, quick and effective behavioral and injury/pain relief technique.


His weight loss, smoking cessation, rapid behavioral change, performance enhancement, stress, pain and injury/pain relief techniques have been featured in articles, on TV and radio programs in the USA, Canada, Guatemala and Sweden. In 1998, his injury/pain relief techniques were instrumental in saving the City of St. Paul, MN over$1,000,000.00 in workers’ compensation costs.

Dr. Petras has been able to eliminate pain and speed recovery from cancer surgery and a variety of “incurable,” chronic and acute conditions, including concussions, even “over-the-phone.”

Dr. Petras served on the Arizona Governor’s Obesity Commission for the Workplace. He co-chaired Infinite Health (alternative health organization) and was the former USA Track and Field/Sports Medicine Committee Chair for MN. He was also on the Schwan’s USA Soccer Cup and World Cup Speed Skating medical team.

He has been an adult educator and adjunct faculty at Northwestern Chiropractic College, MN, University of St. Thomas, MN and St. Mary’s University, MN. For over eleven years, Dr. Petras has been volunteering his expertise, through interpreters, at the Mission of Mercy Free Clinic in Phoenix, Arizona. For sixteen years, he was a Diplomate with the American Academy of Pain Management and a member
of the Minnesota Society of Clinical Hypnosis.


He presently consults with teams, individuals and businesses. For more information go to: https://www.reliefforyou.com

Mind-Body-Spirit Consultations
Concussion symptom improvement
Rapid Behavioral Change
Pain Relief – Non-invasive, drugless, without surgery or manipulation
Injury Management
Athletic Issues
Weight Loss
Smoking Cessation
Performance Improvement
Virtual (Telehealth) Consultations
Last Resort Consultations
Working with diverse cultures through interpreters