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Burlington and Hamilton Non-Surgical Care Delivers Back Pain Relief…and MRI Images Show it

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. Spinal Care Clinic mulls it over from time to time and often concludes that Burlington and Hamilton back pain and leg pain sufferers do well with Burlington and Hamilton chiropractic care. Spinal Care Clinic recognizes the symptoms to be alert to that would indicate necessity for back surgery. Beyond those, Spinal Care Clinic is experienced in the conservative care of back pain and leg pain to deliver the pain relief our Burlington and Hamilton chiropractic patients are seeking.
 
Relief Possible Without Back Surgery 

Medicine notes that back pain relief is feasible non—surgicall! Spinal Care Clinic is happy to see this latest back pain treatment study. Researchers monitored 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 hurt with low back pain and sciatica that extends into one or both legs. Several patients had already tried physiotherapy and other medical treatment to no avail before this intervention. (1) Burlington and Hamilton back pain patients at Spinal Care Clinic have read this story before…or lived it! We notice that so many of the Burlington and Hamilton back pain patients coming to the office have attempted many other tactics to free themselves from their back pain. All they want is relief now.  Spinal Care Clinic is prepared to give it.

Give Some Time to Treatment and Relief 

These researchers report that conservative medical care (like bed rest and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, muscle relaxants, gels) allowed enough time eased these back pain patients’ pain. They did not have to go through back surgery. Their MRI studies even show improvement as they improved symptomatically and felt back pain and sciatica relief. (1) Notice that the size of the disc herniation on MRI doesn’t influence clinical outcome. Spinal Care Clinic says this all the time! Spinal Care Clinic has written many posts 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 Burlington and Hamilton back pain patients, Spinal Care Clinic looks for at least 50% relief of pain in the first 30 days and discovers that 91% of our patients get relief in 3 months. (3) The authors share this warning with their colleagues that such relief is potential and should be taken into account in the decision-making process about whether to do back surgery if there are no indications for immediate surgical intervention. (1) Yes! Spinal Care Clinic helps Burlington and Hamilton back pain and leg pain patients when they desire non-surgical care for their pain. Spinal Care Clinic offers evidence-based chiropractic care for back pain relief with Cox Technic.

Schedule your Burlington and Hamilton chiropractic visit today. You’ll uncover the answer to your question - back surgery or conservative care – and the back pain relief that follows.

 
 
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