About Dr. Tennant

Forest Tennant, M.D., Dr.PH., started his pain clinic in 1975. Originally it focused on treating the pain of cancer and post-polio. He has authored over 300 scientific articles and books, and currently serves as Editor Emeritus of Practical Pain Management, the nation's most widely circulated pain journal for physicians.

He has formerly served as a Medical Officer in the US Army and US Public Health Service. In the past he has been a consultant to the US Food and Drug Administration, National Institute on Drug Abuse, Drug Enforcement Administration, LA Dodgers, National Football League, and NASCAR. He has authored another handbook for pain patients called "The Intractable Pain Patient's Handbook for Survival".

The purpose of this web site is to provide guidance and hope to severe chronic pain patients and their loved ones.