Benefits of Pre-Back Surgery Baton Rouge Chiropractic Care and Exercise

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!


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 help Baton Rouge back pain sufferers avoid back surgery and control their back pain more independently.


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.


Researchers set up a trial of exercise for back pain patients scheduled for 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 positive 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.

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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 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.

Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation offers beneficial pre-back surgery chiropractic care and exercise to physically prepare for and possibly avoid back surgery. 
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