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Discover how to conquer debilitating chronic pain by using a groundbreaking, self-directed approach pioneered by Dr. David Hanscom. His methods have been used by hundreds of patients to eliminate chronic pain and regain control of their lives.

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Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) is the term used to describe all types of abuse, neglect, and other potentially traumatic experiences that occur to people under the age of 18. The number of types of such experiences determines an... more

Spine surgeon Dr. David Hanscom holds an annual Omega workshop called "Relief from Chronic Pain." In this episode he, his wife Babs and daughter Jasmine talk about the specific design of the workshop and the experience they... more

Relentless untreated anxiety is the core driver of destructive human behavior. It is the sensation generated by your body's stress chemicals in response to a mental or physical threat. We hate feeling anxious and will do anything to solve or... more

In this second interview with spine surgeon Dr. David Hanscom, Melissa Cady, DO, a pain specialist and anesthesiologist, talks about the principles that have shaped her patient-centered approach to treating chronic pain. These help... more

When she first began treating chronic pain patients, pain specialist and anesthesiologist Melissa Cady quickly realized the traditional approaches being used by her colleagues were, for the most part, ineffective and sometimes... more

In part two of the litigation interview series, spine surgeon Dr. David Hanscom talks with attorney John Layman about how to move forward with your healing process while you are in the process of litigation. They share insights on how... more

The medical literature contains a number of articles showing an increased risk for a negative outcome when litigation is a factor. In this episode, spine surgeon Dr. David Hanscom talks with attorney John Layman about the impact that litigation... more

Anger - from chronic pain or some other source - can distort our lives, and isolate us from friends and family. In this episode, spine surgeon Dr. David Hanscom interviews Fred Luskin, best-selling author of Forgive for Good, about the tools... more

People who have suffered from some sort of long term vulnerability - e.g., chronic pain - can become angry and build a "grievance story" to justify holding on to their anger. In this episode, spine surgeon Dr. David Hanscom talks with Fred Luskin,... more

The relationship between a doctor and patient can be a potent force for healing or a barrier to the patient getting better. In addition to providing treatment for a specific condition, the doctor plays an important role in helping guide the patient... more