The Pain Cure Rx: The Yass Method for Diagnosing and Resolving Chronic Pain

The Pain Cure Rx: The Yass Method for Diagnosing and Resolving Chronic Pain

by Mitchell Yass


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The Pain Cure Rx: The Yass Method for Diagnosing and Resolving Chronic Pain by Mitchell Yass

     Chronic pain has become an international epidemic—an estimated one billion people across the globe suffer every day. And, what Dr. Mitchell Yass has found over his 20-year career is that many of these people suffer needlessly. While the current medical model for treating pain isn’t helping, there is hope—and that’s what this program is about.
     In The Pain Cure Rx, Dr. Mitchell Yass presents the Yass Method, an alternative model of treatment that can resolve pain quickly and effectively without surgery or medication. While working with more than 14,000 patients, Dr. Yass realized that many cases of chronic pain are the result of misdiagnosis and thus improper treatment. In the medical community today, most chronic pain is attributed to a structural problem, such as a herniated disc, stenosis, a meniscal tear, or arthritis. But Dr. Yass has found that in about 90 percent of these cases, the cause is actually a muscular weakness or imbalance—a condition that’s easy to treat on your own with very little equipment. The Yass Method focuses on getting the proper diagnosis—finding the true source of the pain—and then using simple exercises to find lifelong relief.
     In this recording, Dr. Yass looks at the most common areas where people experience pain—the neck, low back, mid-back, gluteal region, knee, shoulder, and hip—and lays out simple tests that examine things like range of motion, flexibility, walking patterns, and posture that readers can do in the comfort of their own homes. He teaches them how to use this information, along with an analysis of their symptoms, to identify if their pain is in fact muscular rather than structural. If it is structural, they can choose surgery, knowing that the outcome will likely be good. But if the pain is muscular, they can use the easy, step-by-step exercises and routines referenced in this program—and shown in videos on his website—to get the pain resolution they’re searching for.  The key is to get the right diagnosis by looking at your symptoms, not invalid diagnostic tests.
     Many of the people Dr. Yass has treated came to him as a last resort before surgery or as a follow-up after surgery that didn’t resolve their pain. Many of them had been told that they would have to manage their pain using drugs for the rest of their lives, or worse that there was nothing left to try—they would simply have to live with the pain. But now, in this revolutionary book, Dr. Yass shows that, in most cases, this simply isn’t true and empowers readers to create a pain-free life.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781401947248
Publisher: Hay House, Inc.
Publication date: 06/02/2015
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 1,263,524
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Dr. Mitchell Yass has spent the past 20 years developing his method of diagnosing and treating the cause, not the symptom, of pain and believes that this is the future of pain relief. He is currently treating patients in Florida utilizing his unique method; he is also the author of Overpower Pain and was host of the radio show Stop the Pain! I Want My Life Back. He has written articles for various publications, including Advance for Physical Therapists and PT Assistants, Bottom Line Health, and, and he has been featured on numerous radio shows. Website:

Table of Contents

Introduction xi

Part I Understanding Pain

Chapter 1 Pain Today 3

Chapter 2 A New Model of Pain Diagnosis and Resolution 13

Chapter 3 Testing Procedures 27

Chapter 4 Understanding Common Diagnoses 39

Part II Resolving Pain 97

Chapter 5 The Neck 97

Chapter 6 The Mid-Back 111

Chapter 7 The Lower Back 123

Chapter 8 The Gluteal Region 147

Chapter 9 The Knee 159

Chapter 10 The Shoulder 181

Chapter 11 The Hip and Groin 203

Conclusion 227

Appendix: Exercises 229

Notes 250

Acknowledgments 251

About the Author 253

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