Psychology Today

Never Walk in the Front Door Angry

“The Bottom”–Sometimes It’s OK to be Depressed

Listen to Your Family Without Advice or Criticism

The Other Half of the Pandemic Solution–Create the “Herd”

“Wreck Creation” or Wake the Fun Up!

Expressive Writing May Help Fight the Corona Virus

Ways to Forgive– It is a Learned Skill Set

Beyond Forgiveness–Compassion for Those Who Hurt You

Aware of Being Unaware

The Dark Side of Self-Esteem

Embracing Anxiety: “The Ring of Fire”

Why Isn’t Anyone Doing Something? The Polyvagal Theory

Affirmations and Neuroplasticity

Solving the Unsolvable: Anxiety

Dashed Hopes for Patients in Pain–“The Pit of Despair”

Neuroplasticity Can “Program Out” Your Pain

The Myth of Self-Esteem

Mental Health Is More Critical Than Physical Health

Is It Time to Remove Anxiety from the DSM?

The DSM Classification System: More Harmful Than Helpful?

Anxiety, Anger and Adrenaline – Anger is turbocharged anxiety–It is your body’s attempt to regain control

Depression Is Anxiety – Anxiety is the driver and not subject to conscious control

From Reactive to Creative–Transforming Anxiety

Holiday Land Mines with Your Family – You will be exposed to your most powerful triggers

Anxiety–Prison Guard, or Bodyguard? – Anxiety both protects and traps you, but you have a choice

Anxiety Is a Symptom – It is not a psychological diagnosis

Am I Operating on Your Pain or Anxiety? – Anxiety may be the real problem

Anxiety Basics – It’s not Primarily a Psychological Issue

John Sarno, M.D., An American Hero: Marking a Shift in How We Treat Chronic Pain

Out of Pain (and Wheelchair) With Forgiveness – with Fred Luskin

 

Pain News Network

Do You Have ANT’s? How Awareness Helps Avoid Automatic Negative Thoughts

Emotional Awareness: How I Learned to Connect with Life and Disconnect from Pain

How to Control Anxiety and Pain Through Meditation

How Awareness Can Help Calm Your Pain

Anxiety is a Symptom – Not a Diagnosis

Do You Really Need Spine Surgery?

Epidural Steroid Injections Won’t Solve Your Back Pain

Limiting Rx Opioids is Making the Opioid Epidemic Worse

The Impact of Chronic Pain on the Famly

The Abyss of Chronic Pain

Wallowing in Pain

Why I am Leaving My Spine Surgery Practice

12 great gifts of knowledge about chronic pain

 

Other Print & Online Media

Spirituality & Health – 5 Steps to Relieve Chronic Pain

Interview with Iain Barker of Back Pain LiberationBack Surgery – Don’t Make a Terrible Mistake 

Pain Chats – Should I Have Spine Surgery?

Yahoo! Lifestyle – How to Solve Back Pain Without Surgery

Consumer Reports – Got Chronic Pain? We can help

Live Pain Free – Overcoming Family Pain Triggers

Live Pain Free – Mental Health or Physical Health: Which is More Critical?

My Quest for the Best – Bill Ringle and David Hanscom discuss workplace anxiety

Healthline – How Sleep, Depression, and Chronic Pain Feed Each Other Poor

Men’s JournalJust Say No

X Chronicles Newsletter – Optimizing Spinal Surgery

Pain Free Pathways – Improved Outcomes without Opioids or Surgery

New Age Chronicles – Optimizing Spinal Surgery

Surgeon Masters – The effect of stress on the professional’s family

AARP – Five ways to cure low back pain

The Dr. Oz Show websiteTaking Back Your Life from Pain

Mercola – Back pain and repressed emotions

US News & World Report – Health care providers offer new prescriptions for pain

FOXNews.com Interview with Stephanie Bucklin

National Pain Report – If I Were Your Spine Surgeon

National Pain Report – What to Ask Your Spine Surgeon

Epoch Times Uncovering the Emotional Message of Chronic Pain

Rewire Me – The Dangers of Positive Thinking

Talkback, February 2015 – Spinal Surgery is Not the Definitive Answer

MindBodyGreen – How My Patient Healed Her Back Pain By Learning To Forgive

Fox News.com/Health – 7 Ways to Keep Your Back Strong

Becker’s Spine Review – Finding the Root Cause of Back Pain: Q & A with Spine Surgeon Dr. David Hanscom

Staying Connected – A Surgeon’s Perspective on the Hoffman Process

Spineline (Reproduced with permission from SpineLine,2011;12(6):42-44. © 2011 North American Spine Society.) – Physician Suicide: My Journey

Case in Point – Surgery isn’t Indicated for LBP