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Benefits of Pre-Back Surgery Watertown Chiropractic Care and Exercise

Before undergoing back surgery, Watertown back pain sufferers will do well to undergo chiropractic care and exercise. Research keeps documenting the benefit of non-surgical treatment for back pain relief. InWatertown Watertown Wellness Center is the chiropractic care clinic 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 produce the desired results, 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) Watertown Wellness Center delivers a gentle, evidence-based spinal manipulation treatment called Cox® Technic for relief of back pain that may well assist Watertown 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. Watertown Wellness Center realizes this. Exercise is documented to be useful for non-surgical pain relief for patients with spinal stenosis. (2) The proper type of exercise is key, so we will discuss what’s right for you! Maybe Pilates would be your exercise of choice. A study of chronic musculoskeletal pain patients who undertook a Pilates-based exercise program revealed that the pain patients better functioned and coped with their pain condition more autonomously and effectively. They performed better at work, enjoyed hobbies more, were motivated to keep exercising, did more to make do with their own pain conditions without outside help. These, in turn, motivated them to discover a healthier way of life. (3) These benefits came without back surgery.

EXERCISE BEFORE BACK SURGERY

Researchers set up a trial of exercise for back pain patients headed to back surgery. They described 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 gained benefit in several ways: The back pain sufferers noticed improvement exercising than being inactive while waiting for surgery. The back pain sufferers’ frame of mind got better as they exercised. They had time to mull over their treatment and lifestyle options. Even patients who did not report symptom improvement responded well to this program as they thought themselves more confident in being able to do some self-management of their pain. (4) These are all beneficial outcomes Watertown back pain patients discover in their chiropractic care at Watertown Wellness Center. 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 Watertown chiropractic appointment today. You will find a personalized chiropractic treatment plan that consists of Cox® Technic and exercise you find doable may well deliver the Watertown back pain relief you desire without back surgery.

 
Watertown Wellness Center offers beneficial pre-back surgery chiropractic care and exercise to physically prepare for and possibly avoid back surgery. 
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