Baton Rouge Conservative 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’s an age-old question for back pain and leg pain sufferers and doctors alike. Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation ponders it on occasion and often concludes that Baton Rouge back pain and leg pain sufferers find relief with Baton Rouge chiropractic care. Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation recognizes the symptoms to look for that would send a patient to back surgery. Beyond those, Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation is experienced in the conservative care of back pain and leg pain to deliver the pain relief our Baton Rouge chiropractic patients long for.
 
Relief Possible Without Back Surgery 

Medicine notices that back pain relief is possible non—surgicall! Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation is excited to see this latest back pain treatment study. A group of medical doctors followed patients with lumbar disc herniations (most at L4-5 and L5-S1). These patients were 38 years old on average, 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 extends into one or both legs. Several patients had previously attempted relief with physiotherapy and other medical treatment without relief before this trial. (1) That sounds quite familiar for Baton Rouge back pain patients seeking care at Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation! We find that so many of the Baton Rouge back pain patients coming to the office have attempted many other approaches to alleviate their back pain. All they want is relief now.  Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation is prepared to produce it.

Give Some Time to Treatment and Relief 

These researchers found that conservative medical care (like bed rest and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, muscle relaxants, gels) granted enough time improved these back pain patients’ pain. They did not have to have back surgery. Their MRI studies even demonstrate improvement as they improved symptomatically and experienced back pain and sciatica relief. (1) Notice that the size of the disc herniation on MRI doesn’t influence clinical outcome. Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation says this continuously! Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation posted many articles about this very topic: the size of the disc herniation doesn’t matter! Neither early back surgery nor conservative care for back pain relief showed any significant difference in outcomes. (2)  The average time for patients to recover from their back pain symptoms due to lumbar disc herniation was 13.6 months (give or take 5.4 months). (1) Fortunately for our Baton Rouge back pain patients, Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation looks for 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 advise their colleagues that such relief is possible and should be taken into account in the decision-making process about a potential back surgery if there are no indications for immediate surgery necessity. (1) Yes! Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation helps Baton Rouge back pain and leg pain patients when they desire non-surgical care for their pain. Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation delivers evidence-based chiropractic care for back pain relief with Cox Technic.

Schedule your Baton Rouge 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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