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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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Chronic pain takes a terrible toll on families. People in pain often have forgotten what it's like to have fun. They tend to become socially isolated and withdrawn, even within their own home. Much of the conversation centers around pain and... more

Every human being has anxiety as a necessary survival trait. Every cell in the human body has evolved to survive – not to have a great time. Unfortunately humans become anxious in the face of perceived threats in... more

In this episode. Dr. David Hanscom talks about how his surgical decision-making became clearer when he noticed that many patients with significant structural anatomic problems improved or resolved their symptoms without surgery after... more

Many patients have been told that they have ?arthritis, bulging discs, herniated discs, bone on bone, ruptured discs or degenerated discs?. They are terrified that they will become increasingly disabled and need to be especially protective of... more

If you suffer from chronic pain, you can learn a new language, a language called ?an enjoyable life.? Since anxiety and anger are basic survival responses, that's where your brain is programmed to go as the default mode. These automatic... more

Extensive research shows that expressive writing is effective for improving both your mental and physical health. It appears that expressing thoughts and emotions works. Why is it so effective? One theory is that it switches your... more

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is an extreme form of anxiety. It is characterized by a relentless assault of unwelcome intrusive thoughts.You cannot control your thoughts or emotions without paying a significant price. It all sounds... more

Have you noticed that when your spouse or partner is having a great day that your day is better? Conversely when he or she is having a bad day, then it takes yours down a couple of notches. It is because a similar part of your brain is... more

How do you break the cycle of pain behavior, criticism from your partner, and more pain? You have the choice whether to engage in pain behavior or not. At some level you must know that your partner is going to react negatively to it, but... more

When you are trapped in pain you have a difficult time reaching out. Others do not necessarily want to interact with angry people. The problem becomes greatly magnified in that it has been shown that social rejection shares the same... more