Dr John E Sarno ~ Healing Back Pain

Dr John E Sarno, a rehabilitation specialist and leader in mind~body medicine, has developed a theory based on Freud’s model of unconscious and conscious experience to explain low back syndrome and has pioneered a successful mind~body approach to treating chronic pain.

ALL THE RAGE is a feature film about Dr Sarno by filmmakers Suki Hawley, David Beilinson and Michael Galinsky (RUMUR Inc).

Movie Trailer – 2:09 minutes

Using a first-person approach to explore the work of renowned physician Dr. John Sarno and his radical methods to treating back pain, ALL THE RAGE examines the connection between emotions and health. Featuring interviews with Howard Stern, Larry David, Senators Bernie Sanders, Tom Harkin, and other luminaries, esteemed patients, and experts, the film offers a profound rethink of how we approach our health care.

The full feature film is available to rent on Amazon Prime and at RUMUR, Inc


“Everyone is under pressure or stress of some kind or another and we all have both internal and external reactions to these pressures and then physical symptoms manifest in response to these feelings.”

~ John E Sarno, MD
The Mindbody Prescription: Healing the Body, Healing the Pain
Warner Books, Inc. (October 1, 1999)


20/20 Segment

Barbara Walters interviews Dr John Sarno on back pain.

13:35 minutes

Interview with Dr Sarno

26:27 minutes

The Mind~Body Prescription

Dr John E Sarno is a rehabilitation specialist based at the Rusk Rehabilitation Institute in New York and a leader in mind~body medicine.  In his books, The Mind~Body Prescription and Healing Back Pain, he has extended his theory based on Freud’s model of unconscious and conscious experience, applying it to such diverse conditions as headaches, fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue, and irritable bowel syndrome.

Read more about Mind-Body Prescription

John E. Sarno, MD, is Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, and attending physician at the Howard A. Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine, New York University Medical Center.  He is a medical pioneer whose program has helped thousands upon thousands of people overcome their back conditions–without or drugs or dangerous surgery.

For additional information, see his books on Amazon.