Can the ‘Mad Russian’ Cure Your Addiction?

This video is unavailable.

The next video is starting

YouTube Premium

Get YouTube without the ads.

Can the ‘Mad Russian’ Cure Your Addiction? | NBC Left Field

Unsubscribe from NBC Left Field?

Want to watch this again later?

Sign in to add this video to a playlist.

Sign in

Like this video?

Sign in to make your opinion count.

Sign in

Don’t like this video?

Sign in to make your opinion count.

Sign in

Transcript

The interactive transcript could not be loaded.

Rating is available when the video has been rented.

This feature is not available right now. Please try again later.

Overcoming an addiction is challenging. But a man in Massachusetts claims he can manipulate energy with his hands to stop pain and drug or alcohol addiction on the spot. Nicknamed “the Mad Russian,” Yefim Shubentsov claims to have treated 167,000 people since the 1980s with his unorthodox addiction treatment techniques, which are not backed by any established science. We went to meet Shubentsov and his “patients,” and asked experts for their take on the Mad Russian.

CALL THE FIELD PHONE: ☎️ (315) LF-FIELD

Created by
Jordan C Terrell

NBC Left Field is a new internationally-minded video troupe that makes short, creative documentaries and features specially designed for social media and set-top boxes. Our small team of cinematographers, journalists, animators and social media gurus aims to unearth stories and breathe creative life into current headlines. While pushing boundaries at home and abroad, NBC Left Field will also be serving as an experimental hub for NBC News style, treatment and audience engagement.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.