Back surgery. It’s an option some choose for back pain relief. About 50% of them report relief at one year
later. What then? Another back surgery? Additional
pain medications? A spine stimulator? Physical therapy? Chiropractic?
Family & Sports Chiropractic of St. Francisville would add chiropractic care as a viable approach
before back surgery, and Family & Sports Chiropractic of St. Francisville welcomes back pain patients to the
St. Francisville back pain specialty practice even if they have
already undergone back surgery and continued to have pain. Chiropractic
is a non-surgical approach to relieve
St. Francisville spine pain, and Cox Technic is the chiropractic treatment
protocol that has
much evidence-based research as its foundation with documented clinical
outcomes of alleviating and controlling back pain. It fulfills St. Francisville back pain patients’ desire for
Family & Sports Chiropractic of St. Francisville offers it to their St. Francisville 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 surely not one a
post-surgical back pain patient wants to ponder let alone deal
with. It happens though. Often another surgery is
not the desired answer for these particular back pain sufferers.
Often such a patient is referred for physical therapy, prescribed
medications or injections, even implanted with a spine stimulator. Often such a
patient welcomes options beyond those medical
approaches. Sometimes such a patient wishes he or she had tried something else
before back surgery. Family & Sports Chiropractic of St. Francisville stands ready with its St. Francisville
to help 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 beneficial as physical therapy with no serious
adverse side-effects. This review report further states
that “the decision to seek or to refer patients for chiropractic care should be
based on patient preference and values.” (1) That’s what
evidence-based medicine is all about: seek out the best evidence from the research,
pursue care from the back pain specialist who is clinically adept,
and meet patient expectations and preferences. That is what
chiropractic research continues to do: produce the research and publish the
outcomes for the public to decide what is best for managing their back pain.
How does one make that decision though? Surgeons,
pain control specialists, physical therapists and chiropractors all offer their
various approaches that seem plausible for relief,
the pain suffering patient may have trouble deciding. What might
help? Have all of these providers provide patients with impartial 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.
human, the healthcare provider seeing a patient in pain wants to help that back
pain patient get rid of the pain fast, too. Family & Sports Chiropractic of St. Francisville certainly does.
Our St. Francisville back pain sufferers are grateful
when they get relief after care.
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So Family & Sports Chiropractic of St. Francisville shares these recent chiropractic-outcome
articles with St. Francisville 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 showed greater
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 percent of relief was 71.6% at
3 months and 70% at 24 months. (3) Then,
researchers state 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, registering
pain dropping from 8 to 3 on a 10 point scale over 12 visits
in 3 months. (5) Family & Sports Chiropractic of St. Francisville notices that a
combination approach for pain relief is often best for our St. Francisville chiropractic patients.
Every St. Francisville
chiropractic patient is matched with his or her very own,
personalized treatment plan that involves the following: combination of approaches as
appropriate, cooperation with fellow healthcare colleagues as
needed, presentation of the latest
in clinical outcomes of care options existing, and standing
by you, our St. Francisville post-surgical continued back pain
patient, through it all.
Schedule your St. Francisville
chiropractic appointment today.