considerable chronic pain himself, after doing the Hoffman Process he felt he had the last piece of the puzzle, enabling him to finish his book, Back in Control: A Roadmap Out Of Chronic Pain. He has also finalised a program to help sufferers break the patterns causing their pain, including neck and back pain, IBS and migraines.
'I came out of the Process with a laser-beam focus of what I wanted to accomplish in the world of spine surgery, and I have accomplished more in the role of surgical leadership in the three years since my Process than during the prior 25 years.'
As David explains, an operation can correct a structural problem, but if the neurological pain pathways are still active, the pain may not disappear - hence so-called 'phantom limb pain' after an amputation. Pain pathways are closely related to feelings of anger and frustration, so dealing with these emotional triggers can be just as important for reducing pain as physical treatment. Indeed David describes the Process, when introduced at the right point during treatment, as 'the end run for chronic pain' as well as a personal turning point.
You can hear more in this fascinating hour long radio interview with Raz Ingrasci, President of Hoffman USA. The interview starts 1.24 minutes in. Listen here.
You can read more about David's journey out of chronic pain on his website.
His book, Back In Control is available on Amazon here.