Holistic Solutions to Chronic Pain with Dr. Stracks and Dr. Koushik


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Dr. John Stracks is an Integrative Family Physician and an Assistant Clinical Professor of Family Medicine at Northwestern University. He graduated with honors from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine in 2005.

He has spent his entire medical career focusing on integrative strategies for healing, and he approaches chronic pain diagnosis and treatment with some of the same principles you saw Dr. Schubiner working from in the film.

Dr. Sarang Koushik is an anesthesiologist at Keck Medicine of USC. He completed his training in anesthesiology at Mayo Clinic in 2017 and moved to New York City for further training in pain management at Weill Cornell. He is actively involved in resident and fellow medical education in addition to various research projects, most recently addressing physician burnout.

Kent Bassett is the director of the 80 min documentary, This Might Hurt, about radical, mind-body, holistic solutions to chronic pain. An official selection of the Austin Film Festival, This Might Hurt was called “An Essential Documentary on the Opioid Crisis” by NBC Right Now.