Back surgery. Non-surgical care. What is best for back pain and leg pain?
Now, that is
an age-old question for back pain and leg pain sufferers and doctors alike. Minster Chiropractic Center ponders it on occasion and often concludes
that Minster back pain and leg pain sufferers find relief
with Minster chiropractic care
. Minster Chiropractic Center knows
the symptoms to look for that would send a patient to back surgery. Beyond those, Minster Chiropractic Center is experienced
in the conservative care of back pain and leg pain to deliver the Minster back pain patient’s desired
Relief Possible Without Back Surgery
Medicine notes that back pain relief is viable
conservatively! Minster Chiropractic Center is happy
to see this latest back pain treatment study. Researchers followed patients with lumbar disc
herniations (most at L4-5 and L5-S1). These patients averaged 38 years old, just the age when that really bad back
pain episode seems to come on according to spinal researchers. These patients suffered with low back
pain and sciatica that went into one or both legs. Several
patients had previously tried physiotherapy
and other medical treatment to no avail
before this trial. (1) Minster back pain patients at
Minster Chiropractic Center have read this story before…or lived it! We notice
that so many of the Minster back pain patients coming to the office have tried many other tactics
to free themselves from their back pain. They just want relief now. Minster Chiropractic Center is prepared
to give it.
Give Some Time to Treatment and Relief
These researchers share that conservative
medical care (like bed rest and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, muscle
relaxants, gels) granted enough time eased
these back pain patients’ pain. They did not have to undergo back surgery. Their MRI studies even demonstrate
improvement as they improved symptomatically and experienced back
pain and sciatica relief. (1)
Note that the size of the disc herniation on MRI doesn’t
affect clinical outcome. Minster Chiropractic Center says this continuously! Minster Chiropractic Center posted many articles about this very topic: the size of the disc herniation does
not matter! Not early back surgery or conservative care for back pain relief showed any
significant outcome differences. (2) The average time for patients to recuperate
from their back pain symptoms due to lumbar disc herniation was 13.6 months
(give or take 5.4 months). (1) Lucky
for our Minster back pain patients, Minster Chiropractic Center pursues at least 50% relief of pain in the first 30 days and finds
that 91% of our patients get relief in 3 months. (3) The authors
share this warning with their colleagues that such relief
is conceivable and should be considered
when deciding a potential back surgery if there are no indications
for immediate surgery necessity. (1) Yes!
Minster Chiropractic Center helps Minster back pain and leg pain patients when
they want non-surgical care for their pain. Minster Chiropractic Center offers
evidence-based chiropractic care for back pain relief with Cox Technic.
Schedule your Minster chiropractic visit today.
You’ll uncover the answer to your question - back surgery
or conservative care – and the back pain relief that results.
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