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"Solving Chronic Pain and Dynamic Healing" with David Hanscom, MD

The Whole Health Cure

David Hanscom is an orthopedic spine surgeon whose practice focused on patients with failed back surgeries. He quit his practice in Seattle, WA to present his insights into solving chronic pain, which evolved from with his own battle with it. The second edition of his book is, Back in Control: A Surgeon’s Roadmap Out of Chronic Pain. His website, www.backincontrol.com presents an action plan and his most recent program, “The DOC Journey” guides patients more clearly through the complexities of solving chronic pain. It can be accessed at www.thedocjourney.com. It includes weekly group sessions that have been a powerful addition to the healing process.His latest book is, Do You Really Spine Surgery? – Take Control with a Surgeon’s Advice. It is intended for health care providers and patients alike to make a clear and informed decision about undergoing spinal surgery.In this conversation Dr. Hanscom shares his personal journey through pain and how it informed his professional journey inspiring the methods he practices today. He challenges us to consider causes of back pain and factors that influence it. We talk about stress, sleep, anxiety, trauma and how they impact pain, as well as discuss a variety of therapy approaches, technics and skills that may help one become pain-free.For more information, please refer to the links and resources below. Websites: The DOC (Direct your Own Care) Journey – www.thedocjourney.com Back in Control – www.backincontrol.com Books:Back in Control: A Surgeon’s Roadmap Out of Chronic PainDo You Really Need Spine Surgery? Take Control with a Surgeon’s Advice Social Media Facebook Page - https://www.facebook.com/drdavidhanscom Twitter Page - https://twitter.com/DrDavidHanscom YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/user/DrDavidHanscom This podcast is brought to you by Emory Lifestyle Medicine & Wellness. To learn more about our work, please visit https://bit.ly/EmoryLM


13 Aug 2021

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Interview with David Hanscom

Unconventional Thinkers

We talk with David Hanscom, author of Back In Control and a new book Do You Really Need Spine surgery. The topics we cover include: How to reduce anxiety Why anxiety is a physiological program and not a physical one Why mental pain is worse than physical pain I really hope you enjoy this interview with David Hanscom.


29 Jul 2021

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Interview with Dr. David Hanscom on how to deal with chronic pain and chronic stress

Arash's World Podcast

In this episode, the renowned orthopedic complex spine surgeon Dr. David Hanscom talks about what causes chronic pain and its complicated and complex effects on the body. He also proposes alternative ways and manners to deal with chronic stress and inflammation by adopting and applying a holistic model instead of a traditional medical approach.

1hr 9mins

19 Jul 2021

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"The DOC Journey as the pathway out of physical and mental pain" with Dr. David Hanscom

21st Century Pain Solutions

Dr. Hanscom developed the DOC Journey, a pathway out of physical and mental pain (anxiety). He delivers a sequence of insights, exercises, interactive webinars, and an app that teaches you how to calm your nervous system, lower your anxietyand decrease pain. He has witnessed over a thousand patients resolve multiple physical and mental symptoms.Each person has a desire to thrive, which is compromised by endless suffering. The Direct your Own Care process evolved from his personal experience escaping from over 15 symptoms and is based on deep medical research. It is self-directed and systematically applying these approaches will enable you to create a new life. Join us on this trip at thedocjourney.com.Dr. David A. Hanscom is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in the surgical correction of complex problems in the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine. A significant part of his practice was devoted to performing surgery on patients who had undergone multiple prior spine surgeries. Around 2001 he began to share his own stress management tool with his patients that were in pain but had no indications of surgery. He had spent much of his career with rehabilitation physicians learning non-operative care. Nowadays, he is focusing his efforts on bringing effective medical treatments for chronic mental and physical pain back into mainstream medicine. His last practice position was Orthopedic Spine Surgeon, Swedish Neuroscience Specialists, Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, WA (retired in December 2018).


5 May 2021

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Episode 227| Unwinding Anxiety, Trauma, And Chronic Pain With David Hanscom, MD

Dr. Joe Tatta | The Healing Pain Podcast

In this episode, you'll get to meet my friend and colleague, David Hanscom, MD. He is an orthopedic surgeon whose practice at one time focused on patients with failed back surgeries. He eventually quit his spine surgery practice to pursue his passion and present his insights into solving chronic pain, which evolved from his own battle and struggles with it. Dr. Hanscom has written two books on the topic of chronic pain and now guides patients more clearly through the complexities of solving chronic pain. In this episode, we explore the connection between anxiety, PTSD and chronic pain. It's a great episode to share with someone who is struggling with chronic pain but healthcare practitioners, specifically orthopedic surgeons and primary care physicians. Let's get ready and let's meet David Hanscom, MD. Love the show? Subscribe, rate, review, and share! Here’s How » Join the Healing Pain Podcast Community today: integrativepainsciencinstitute.com Healing Pain Podcast Facebook Healing Pain Podcast Twitter Healing Pain Podcast YouTube Healing Pain Podcast LinkedIn Healing Pain Podcast Instagram


5 May 2021

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Healing Yourself with the Direct Your Own Care Process with David Hanscom, Orthopedic Spine Surgeon

Outcomes Rocket

This is the second part of the Chronic Pain Series with Dr. Hanscom. In our previous episode, Dr. Hanscom talked about the problems of overcare, different over operations, and waste in healthcare. In this episode, Dr. Hanscom discusses the solution and how his DOC roadmap can help address chronic pain. He also talks about the app that he is launching. As always, interviews with Dr. Hanscom are interesting and you'll find pearls you can apply in other aspects of your life. Tune in for a great podcast with Dr. Hanscom. https://outcomesrocket.health/healing-yourself-with-the-direct-your-own-care-process/2020/08/


24 Mar 2021

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Dr. David Hanscom - Demystifying Pain (#147)

Ten Laws with East Forest

His insights arose out of escaping from his own 15-year ordeal of suffering from severe chronic pain. As he began to share his approaches with his patients, a predictable sequence of learning evolved. It is reflected in his most recent effort, The DOC (Direct your Own Care) Journey. It is the self-directed action plan of his book, Back in Control: A Surgeon’s Roadmap Out of Chronic Pain. backincontrol.com/ ***Join the East Forest Council via the new East Forest Council on Patreon.  Monthly Zoom Council, Podcast exclusives, private Patreon live-stream ceremony, and more.  Check it out and a great way to support the podcast and directly support the work of East Forest! - http://patreon.com/eastforest ***Pledge your interest in the upcoming East Forest Ceremony Concert events this Spring 2021.  More info and join us at eastforest.org/tour Join the newsletter and be part of the East Forest Council Community. Listen to East Forest guided meditations on Spotify & Apple Check out the East Forest x Ram Dass album on (Spotify & Apple) + East Forest's Music For Mushrooms: A Soundtrack For The Psychedelic Practitioner 5hr album (Spotify & Apple). *****Please rate Ten Laws w/East Forest on iTunes.  It helps us get the guests you want to hear.  Stay in the East Forest flow: Mothership:  http://eastforest.org/ IG:  https://www.instagram.com/eastforest/ FB:  https://www.facebook.com/EastForestMusic/ TW:  https://twitter.com/eastforestmusic

1hr 20mins

23 Feb 2021

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Do You Really Need Spine Surgery? - Dr. David Hanscom

The Original Loretta Brown Show

David Hanscom, an orthopedic complex spinal deformity surgeon for 35 years, quit practicing at Swedish Medical Center in Seattle to dedicate his life to stopping unnecessary and harmful surgeries and ending chronic pain. Dr. Hanscom understands that most back surgeries should never happen – that they create further problems including more pain. Now, based in SFB area, he is on a mission to re-introduce true healing into medicine. He has developed the DOC Journey (Direct Your Own Care) that has helped countless people from around the world go pain free. He discusses this program as well as giving much needed and useful information in his new book, “Do You Really Need Spine Surgery?: Take Control with a Surgeon’s Advice.” In his book, Dr. David Hanscom covers things such as:· 3 things you must know before having surgery· Can surgery stop chronic pain· Are surgeries contributing to the Opioid crisis· The truth about unnecessary surgeries· When medical care kills· Performing surgery on AnxietyDr. Hanscom also clearly outlines his DOC Journey, a combination of things such as somatic work, expressive writing, meditation, listening, forgiveness, identifying triggers, getting enough sleep, and getting your joy back. His website is loaded with valuable information to help people in chronic pain get their lives back and live in complete and whole wellness. During the Pandemic, he has been working with clients all over the world via Zoom.Find out more about Dr. David Hanscom at https://backincontrol.com/ and https://www.thedocjourney.com/


19 Nov 2020

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Thrive and Survive COVID-19 Discussion Between David Hanscom & Dr. Mercola

Dr. Joseph Mercola - Take Control of Your Health

Dr. David Hanscom, an orthopedic surgeon whom I’ve previously interviewed about strategies for chronic back pain, quit his practice to focus on educating others on becoming pain-free without surgery. Most recently, after surviving COVID-19, he turned his attention to prevention and surviving it, which is an important part of this discussion.

1hr 4mins

25 Oct 2020

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Curing Chronic Pain - Dr. David Hanscom

Barry Kibrick - Between the Lines

Dr. David Hanscom is known worldwide for his skills as a back surgeon, so why would he want to put himself out of business? Because Dr. Hanscom is on a higher mission, and that is to eliminate chronic pain be it from the back, any part of our body, or even from our emotions. With his book, Back in Control, he gives us a surgeon's roadmap out of chronic pain.Support the show (http://www.patreon.com/barrykibrick)


17 Sep 2020