Two Rivers Chiropractic Care of Continued Back Pain after Back Surgery

Back surgery. It’s an option some choose to get relief of their back pain. At one year follow up, generally around 50% of surgical patients report continued relief. What’s next? Another back surgery? More pain medications? A spine stimulator? Physical therapy? Chiropractic? Lakeshore Chiropractic would add chiropractic care as a worthwhile approach before back surgery, and Lakeshore Chiropractic  welcomes back pain patients to the Two Rivers back pain specialty practice even if they have already undergone back surgery and still have pain. Chiropractic is a non-surgical approach to relieve Two Rivers spine pain, and Cox Technic is the chiropractic treatment protocol that offers much evidence-based research as its foundation with documented clinical outcomes of alleviating and controlling back pain. It satisfies Two Rivers back pain patients seeking relief. Lakeshore Chiropractic offers it to their Two Rivers back pain patients if they find themselves with post-surgical continued pain or the condition diagnosis of “failed back surgery syndrome” (FBSS).

Post Surgical Continued Pain Diagnosis 

A FBSS diagnosis is certainly not one a post-surgical back pain patient wants to consider let alone deal with. It happens though. Often another surgery isn’t the desired answer for these types of back pain sufferers. Often such a patient is referred for physical therapy, advised to try medications or injections, even implanted with a spine stimulator. Often such a patient wants to try anything but those medical approaches. Sometimes such a patient wishes he or she had tried something else before back surgery. Lakeshore Chiropractic stands ready with its Two Rivers chiropractic care to assist at any stage of the process of back pain and its relief.
 
Chiropractic Care for FBSS 

Low back pain care with chiropractic shows itself to be equally effective as physical therapy with no serious adverse side-effects. This review report goes on to say that “the decision to seek or to refer patients for chiropractic care should be based on patient preference and values.” (1) That is what evidence-based medicine is all about: seek out the best evidence from the research, seek care from the back pain specialist who is clinically adept, and meet patient expectations and preferences. That’s what chiropractic research continues to do: produce the research and publish the outcomes for the public to decide what is best for dealing with their back pain.

Decision Making 

How to decide though? When a surgeon proposes surgery or a pain medicine doctor offers medication or a physical therapist offers exercise or a chiropractor offers spinal manipulation in one form or another, how does the relief-seeking Two Rivers back pain patient decide? Have all of these providers provide patients with unbiased information about the potential benefits and risks of the options. (2) Everyone knows though that when the pain is intense, the first offer of relief looks really good. Being human, the healthcare provider seeing a patient in pain wants to help that back pain patient get rid of the pain fast, too. Lakeshore Chiropractic certainly does. Our Two Rivers back pain sufferers are thankful when they get relief after care.

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So Lakeshore Chiropractic wants to share recent chiropractic-outcome articles with Two Rivers back pain patients: spinal manipulation relief for post-surgical continued pain patients and for post-implanted and currently wearing spinal stimulator patients. A study of 69 post-surgical continued pain patients, 80% of patients demonstrated more than 50% relief of pain at the end of care (3 months) in a mean of 49 days and 11 visits, and 78.6% reported 50% relief of pain at 24 months follow up. The amount of relief was 71.6% at 3 months and 70% at 24 months. (3) Then, researchers report that no adverse effects from chiropractic manipulation or mobilization treatment applied to patients who have implanted spine stimulators for pain control are seen in their findings. (4) Finally, a post-surgical patient reacts well to rehabilitation and Cox Technic spinal manipulation care, reporting pain decreasing from 8 to 3 on a 10 point scale over 12 visits in 3 months. (5) Lakeshore Chiropractic finds that a combination approach for pain relief is often best for our Two Rivers chiropractic patients.

Every Two Rivers chiropractic patient is suited with his or her very own, personalized treatment plan that involves the following: combination of approaches as appropriate, interaction with fellow healthcare colleagues as necessary, presentation of the latest in clinical outcomes of care options available, and standing by you, our Two Rivers post-surgical continued back pain patient, all the way.

Schedule a Two Rivers chiropractic visit today.

 
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