Do You Really Need Spine Surgery? Take Control with a Surgeon’s Advice


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!!

Back in Control: A Surgeon’s Roadmap Out of Chronic Pain



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.


The Surgery Decision


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:
1. Decision-making
2. 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.

Direct your Own Care (DOC)


This self-directed approach is called Direct your Own Care (DOC). The DOC Roadmap is divided into four stages:
1. Laying the foundation
2. Forgiveness and play
3. Moving forward
4. Expanding your consciousness
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.




Welcome to our Expressive Arts Gallery, where we 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.