Welcome to our Expressive Arts Gallery, where we will provide different themes bi-monthly to inspire participants to contribute to our evolving online gallery and sharing platform. We invite a variety of mediums (visual arts/poetry/video/photography) to cater to the diversity of our “Back in Control” community.
Our current gallery theme is: Vision for a Brighter Future.
In this time of limbo we invite you to envision a kind of future you want to be a part of. This could also include what kind of person you would like to become moving forward. Feel free to use whatever medium or inspirations to best express your dream world.
Making the right decision about undergoing spine surgery is critical. Do You Really Need Spine Surgery provides you and your medical providers important information to make the best choice. All relevant variables are addressed and organized into a “treatment grid”. With this, you and your health care team can determine the most effective approach and course of action. Do You Really Need Spine Surgery gives back control of the surgical decision to you, the patient. Take it!!
In his best-selling book, Back in Control, prominent spine surgeon, Dr. David Hanscom, describes how to conquer debilitating chronic pain. His groundbreaking approach presents well-documented treatments that today’s medical establishment has largely ignored. By using a multi-pronged approach to calm and re-route your nervous system, you can minimize or eliminate your pain. His methods evolved from his intense 15-year experience suffering from chronic pain.
If you are facing a decision about whether or not to have spine surgery, we provide a Surgery Roadmap to help you better understand the relevant variables that go into an informed decision, and an in-depth description of the various surgical procedures:
Use our free guide “Questions to Ask Your Surgeon” to ensure you ask the right questions and understand all the relevant variables that go into such a decision.
This self-directed approach is called Direct your Own Care (DOC). The DOC Roadmap is divided into four stages:
The journey is unique to each individual and is intended to provide you with the information you will need and use to take back control of your care and life.
Q&A with David Hanscom – Join every Tuesday and Thursday at noon Pacific Time
Back in Control Radio – A Patient Centered Approach to Recovering from Addiction and Healing Chronic Pain
Psychology Today – “Play 20”–Create Your Life at Any Age
Pain News Network – Do You Have ANT’s? How Awareness Helps Avoid Automatic Negative Thoughts
Other Print & Online Media – Spirituality & Health – 5 Steps to Relieve Chronic Pain
Podcasts – Interview with Dr. Ronald Hoffman on Intelligent Medicine – The Relationship Between Inflammation and ALL Chronic Disease from Back Pain to Cancer to COVID-19, Part 1