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THIS MIGHT HURT


Millions of Americans suffer from chronic pain while the medical system spends billions on ineffective treatments. What are we missing?

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THIS MIGHT HURT


Millions of Americans suffer from chronic pain while the medical system spends billions on ineffective treatments. What are we missing?

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Chronic pain is at an all-time high with 100 million Americans diagnosed with headaches, backaches, stomach aches, fibromyalgia and a host of other mysterious conditions. Doctors attempt to manage the pain with opiates, surgery, and injections but for so many these treatments are ineffective. People are desperate for a cure.

THIS MIGHT HURT is a feature-length documentary that explores the chronic pain epidemic by following a group of patients as they attempt a last-resort treatment called mind-body medicine. They undergo an intensive program that involves confronting the emotional roots of their suffering and making astonishing discoveries about the nature of mind and body. Through animation and archival footage, the film also will present recent findings in neuroscience and medical research that ask urgent questions about what's behind this epidemic.

 

 
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The Team


Filmmaking team Kent Bassett and Marion Cunningham have finished principal photography on THIS MIGHT HURT. They are now fundraising to finish post-production on this urgent film.

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The Team


Filmmaking team Kent Bassett and Marion Cunningham have finished principal photography on THIS MIGHT HURT. They are now fundraising to finish post-production on this urgent film.

MEET THE TEAM

 

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Help us spark a discussion about the costly, impersonal ways we treat pain.

Filmmaking is an expensive art form, and so far we’ve been primarily self-funded. Every donation gets us closer to releasing the film. You can make a tax-deductible donation via Fractured Atlas here:

 

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Support the film


Help us spark a discussion about the costly, impersonal ways we treat pain.

Filmmaking is an expensive art form, and so far we’ve been primarily self-funded. Every donation gets us closer to releasing the film. You can make a tax-deductible donation via Fractured Atlas here:

 

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