Dr. Lindsey McKernan is featured on CBS News Channel 5 – Nashville for helping chronic pain patients through hypnosis. Thank you to CBS for highlighting the hypnosis program at the VUMC Osher Center.

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“It might not be the pain goes completely away, but it could be that your daily pain changes to seven out of ten to five out of ten. That could make the difference between getting out of bed for the day.”

As lawmakers debate on bills that could impact the opioid crisis in Tennessee, people have been looking for alternative treatments to help with chronic pain and, in many cases, addiction.

Steve Olson has been taking individual and group clinical hypnosis sessions at the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine on West End in Nashville.

The center went from treating four patients to 30+ every week, with a bigger team.

Read more here.

Thank you to News Channel 5 and Matthew Torres for drawing the focus toward additional techniques to manage #chronicpain and #integrativemedicine.