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Benefits of Pre-Back Surgery Burlington and Hamilton Chiropractic Care and Exercise

Before undergoing back surgery, Burlington and Hamilton back pain sufferers will do well to undergo chiropractic care and exercise. Research keeps sharing the value of non-surgical treatment for back pain relief. Spinal Care Clinic is the chiropractic care office in Burlington and Hamilton for both!

CHIROPRACTIC SPINAL MANIPULATION BEFORE BACK SURGERY

Self-care is frequently proposed as first-line treatment for back pain patients. If that does not work, including non-drug therapy for acute low back pain – spinal manipulation – and for chronic or subacute back pain – spinal manipulation, intensive interdisciplinary rehab, exercise, acupuncture, massage, yoga, cognitive behavioral therapy - is recommended by medical physician organizations like the American College of Physicians and American Pain Society. (1) Spinal Care Clinic delivers a gentle, evidence-based spinal manipulation treatment in the form of Cox® Technic for relief of back pain that may well help Burlington and Hamilton back pain sufferers evade back surgery and manage their back pain more independently.

EXERCISE FOR BACK PAIN RELIEF

Back pain sufferers would like to help themselves as much as possible. Spinal Care Clinic knows this. Exercise is documented to be positive for non-surgical pain relief for patients with spinal stenosis. (2) The proper type of exercise is vital, so we will discuss what’s right for you! Maybe Pilates would be your “thing”. A study of chronic musculoskeletal pain patients who tried a Pilates-based exercise program discovered that the pain patients better functioned and managed their pain condition more independently and efficiently. They did better at work, took pleasure in hobbies more, were motivated to keep exercising, did more to make do with their own pain conditions independently. These, in turn, motivated them to discover a healthier lifestyle. (3) These benefits arose without back surgery.

EXERCISE BEFORE BACK SURGERY

Researchers established a trial of exercise for back pain patients scheduled for back surgery. They described the back pain condition to the patients thoroughly. They set up exercise programs for each patient to do. They found that back pain patients who underwent this pre-surgery program of explanation and exercise gained benefit in several ways: The back pain sufferers felt better exercising than being inactive while waiting for surgery. The back pain sufferers’ disposition improved as they exercised. They had time to contemplate their treatment and lifestyle options. Even patients who didn’t describe symptom improvement reacted well to this program as they felt more confident in being able to do some self-management of their pain. (4) These are all beneficial outcomes Burlington and Hamilton back pain patients find in their chiropractic care at Spinal Care Clinic. Control not cure is a realistic goal when dealing with back pain.

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Listen to this PODCAST by Dr. Keith Bartley on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson about helping a patient find pain relief with the Cox® Technic System of Spine Pain Management as he wanted to avoid back surgery.

Schedule your Burlington and Hamilton chiropractic appointment today. You will find an individualized chiropractic treatment plan that includes Cox® Technic and exercise you find physically possible may well deliver the Burlington and Hamilton back pain relief you want without back surgery.

 
Spinal Care Clinic offers beneficial pre-back surgery chiropractic care and exercise to physically prepare for and possibly avoid back surgery. 
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