Before undergoing back surgery, Baton Rouge 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. Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation is
the chiropractic care office in Baton Rouge for both!
CHIROPRACTIC SPINAL MANIPULATION BEFORE BACK SURGERY
Self-care is often 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 promoted
by medical physician groups like the American College of Physicians
and American Pain Society. (1) Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation uses
a gentle, evidence-based spinal manipulation treatment called Cox® Technic to relieve back pain that may well assist
Baton Rouge back pain sufferers avoid 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. Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation realizes this. Exercise is shown advantageous for non-surgical
pain relief for patients with spinal stenosis. (2) The right form
of exercise is key, so we will discuss what is proper for you! Maybe
Pilates would be your exercise of choice. A study of chronic
musculoskeletal pain patients who tried a Pilates-based
exercise program revealed that the pain patients better functioned
and coped with their pain condition more independently
and efficiently. They did 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 lifestyle. (3) These benefits arose
without back surgery.
EXERCISE BEFORE BACK SURGERY
Researchers set up a trial of exercise for
back pain patients headed to back surgery. They explained
the back pain condition to the patients carefully. They established exercise programs for each patient to do. They
discovered that back pain patients who underwent
this pre-surgery program of description and exercise benefitted in several ways: The back pain sufferers noticed improvement
exercising than being inactive while waiting for surgery. The back pain
sufferers’ disposition got
better as they exercised. They had time to contemplate their treatment and lifestyle options. Even patients who did not
describe symptom improvement reacted well to this
program as they felt more confident managing their pain themselves. (4)
These are all beneficial outcomes Baton Rouge back pain
patients find in their chiropractic care at Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation.
Control not cure is a reasonable objective when coping
with back pain.
CONTACT Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation
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 Baton Rouge chiropractic appointment
today. You will find an individualized chiropractic treatment
plan that consists of Cox® Technic and exercise you find doable may well deliver the Baton Rouge back pain
relief you desire without back surgery.