Effects of Chronic Pain to Sufferers and to their Loved Ones

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Presenter: Neal Howard
Guest: David Hanscom
Guest Bio: Dr. Hanscom is a board certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in complex spine problems in all areas of the spine. He has expertise in adult and pediatric spinal deformities such as scoliosis and kyphosis. A significant part of his practice is devoted to performing surgery on patients who have had multiple prior spine surgeries. He works for Swedish Neuroscience Specialists in Seattle, WA with eight neurosurgeons and a physiatrist. He is the founder of the “DOCC” project. It stands for “Defined, Organized, Comprehensive, Care.”

Segment Overview: Dr. David Hanscom discusses how chronic pain sufferers affect family members. The emotional responses and behaviors of people suffering from pain are discussed.



Transcription

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Neal: Hello you’re listening to Health Professional Radio. I’m your host Neal Howard, so glad that you could joined us today, our guest in studio is Dr. David Hanscom, returning with us to talk about Chronic pain. Now, he’s an orthopedic surgeon specializing in complex spine problems in all areas of the spine. And he’s expertise lies in adult and pediatric spinal deformities such as scoliosis and kyphosis, also a doctor of Swedish Neuroscience Specialists in Seattle Washington, and the Author of “Back in Control: A Spine Surgeon’s Roadmap Out of Chronic Pain” How are you doing today Dr. Hanscom?

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