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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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The definitive step of your healing journey is giving back. Your attention is focused away from you and your troubles, and you'll move a long ways from your pain circuits. The reason that many people dealing with chronic pain seem... more

We all want to become better, happier people, and we work pretty hard at it. The marketing world keeps reminding us that we are not even close to our potential and holds up endless images of perfection that reinforce that idea. We are... more

The solution to the opioid epidemic is to solve chronic pain. Eighty-seven percent of patients on opioids have chronic pain, which is both driven by and results in severe anxiety. The second aspect of dealing with the opioid crisis involves... more

Chronic pain develops in a series of steps from our first experience of pain. In this episode, spine surgeon Dr. David Hanscom talks about the four stages of chronic pain and details the physical and emotional characteristics of each stage. For... more

Chronic pain is a family issue. Your deepest human interactions happen at home and family members trigger each other. These powerful reactions have severe consequences. Partners and parents often end up acting in ways that they... more

When you're frustrated about any situation or relationship that you have no control over, you are wasting your time and destroying your quality of life. You might wish things were different, but this won't make things better. Fred Luskin, author of... more

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 They tend to become socially isolated and withdrawn, even within their own home.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