Benefits of Pre-Back Surgery Vancouver Chiropractic Care and Exercise

Before undergoing back surgery, Vancouver back pain sufferers can benefit from pre-back surgery chiropractic care and exercise. Research keeps documenting the benefit of non-surgical treatment for back pain relief. InVancouver Vancouver Spine Care Centre is the chiropractic care clinic for both!

CHIROPRACTIC SPINAL MANIPULATION BEFORE BACK SURGERY

Self-care is frequently recommended as initial treatment for back pain patients. If that does not work, adding 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) Vancouver Spine Care Centre uses a gentle, evidence-based spinal manipulation treatment in the form of Cox® Technic to relieve back pain that may well assist Vancouver back pain sufferers refrain from back surgery and control their back pain more self-sufficiently.

EXERCISE FOR BACK PAIN RELIEF

Back pain sufferers would like to help themselves as much as possible. Vancouver Spine Care Centre knows this. Exercise is shown advantageous for non-surgical pain relief for patients with spinal stenosis. (2) The right type of exercise is important, so we will discuss what is suitable for you! Maybe Pilates would be your exercise of choice. A study of chronic musculoskeletal pain patients who undertook a Pilates-based exercise program discovered that the pain patients better functioned and coped with their pain condition more autonomously and effectively. They performed better at work, took pleasure in hobbies more, were motivated to keep exercising, did more to manage their own pain conditions independently. These, in turn, helped them discover a healthier way of life. (3) These benefits resulted without back surgery.

EXERCISE BEFORE BACK SURGERY

Researchers established a trial of exercise for back pain patients headed to back surgery. They explained the back pain condition to the patients thoroughly. They established exercise programs for each patient to do. They discovered that back pain patients who underwent this pre-surgery program of explanation and exercise benefitted in several ways: The back pain sufferers felt better exercising than being inactive while waiting for surgery. The back pain sufferers’ disposition got better as they exercised. They had time to reflect on their treatment and lifestyle options. Even patients who didn’t describe symptom improvement responded 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 Vancouver back pain patients find in their chiropractic care at Vancouver Spine Care Centre. Control not cure is a realistic objective when coping 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 Vancouver 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 Vancouver back pain relief you want without back surgery.

 
Vancouver Spine Care Centre suggests beneficial pre-back surgery chiropractic care and exercise to physically prepare for and possibly avoid back surgery. 
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