The Pain Antidote (Paperback)

The Proven Program to Help You Stop Suffering from Chronic Pain, Avoid Addiction to Painkillers--And Reclaim Your Life

By Mel Pohl, Katherine Ketcham

Da Capo Lifelong Books, 9780738218038, 320pp.

Publication Date: May 26, 2015

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Description

Chronic pain is not a life sentence

If you are one of the 100 million people who suffer from chronic pain, you may be feeling hopeless and helpless, relying on endless medications that don't work, feeling worse and worse. But there is hope--and help. The innovative program at the acclaimed Las Vegas Recovery Center, at which Dr. Mel Pohl is Medical Director, has helped thousands of sufferers to reduce chronic pain without the use of painkillers. The Pain Antidote shares this program's concrete tools and strategies, offering:

Cutting-edge research on how pain affects your brain
How your emotions affect your experience of pain
A comprehensive program, including a four-week Jump Start plan
Pain-reducing gentle exercises and health-supporting foods
And much more.


About the Author

Mel Pohl, M.D., is an internationally respected physician who specializes in treating chronic pain and co-occurring addiction at Las Vegas Recovery Center (LVRC), one of only a few treatment centers in the country that focus on the physical, emotional, and spiritual problems of individuals living with chronic pain. Dr. Pohl is a Board Certified Family Practitioner and addiction medicine specialist with more than twenty-nine years of experience treating addiction and addiction-related conditions.lasvegasrecovery.com Katherine Ketcham has been writing nonfiction books for over 30 years and has coauthored sixteen books, ten on the subject of addiction and recovery, including the bestselling Under the Influence and The Spirituality of Imperfection. She pioneered addiction treatment and recovery efforts at the Walla Walla Juvenile Justice Center and founded Trilogy Recovery Community, a grassroots nonprofit recovery community organization.katherineketchambooks.com thepainantidote.comthepainantidotebook.com
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