Back surgery. Non-surgical care. What’s best for back pain and leg pain?
Now, that’s an age-old question for both doctors and back pain and leg pain sufferers. New Hampshire Spine and Sport ponders it from time to time and knows that Southern New Hampshire back pain and leg pain sufferers find relief with Southern New Hampshire chiropractic care
. New Hampshire Spine and Sport knows the symptoms to look for that would send a patient to back surgery. Beyond those, New Hampshire Spine and Sport is experienced in the conservative care of back pain and leg pain to deliver the Southern New Hampshire back pain patient’s desired pain relief.
Relief Possible Without Back Surgery
Medicine notices that back pain relief is feasible non—surgicall! New Hampshire Spine and Sport is happy to see this latest back pain treatment study. Researchers followed patients with lumbar disc herniations (most at L4-5 and L5-S1). These patients averaged 38 years old, 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. Many patients had previously tried physiotherapy and other medical treatment without relief before this trial. (1) That sounds quite familiar for Southern New Hampshire back pain patients looking for relief at New Hampshire Spine and Sport! We find that so many of the Southern New Hampshire back pain patients seeking care at this chiropractic office have tried many other tactics to get rid of their back pain. All they want is relief now. New Hampshire Spine and Sport is prepared to give 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 helped these back pain patients’ pain. They did not have to undergo back surgery. Their MRI studies even show improvement as they improved symptomatically and experienced back pain and sciatica relief. (1) Note that the size of the disc herniation on MRI doesn’t influence clinical outcome. New Hampshire Spine and Sport says this all the time! New Hampshire Spine and Sport posted many articles about this very topic: the size of the disc herniation doesn’t matter! Not early back surgery or conservative care for back pain relief showed any significant outcome differences. (2) The average time for patients to recuperate from their back pain symptoms due to lumbar disc herniation was 13.6 months (give or take 5.4 months). (1) Lucky for our Southern New Hampshire back pain patients, New Hampshire Spine and Sport seeks at least 50% relief of pain in the first 30 days and discovers that 91% of our patients get relief in 3 months. (3) The authors advise their colleagues that such relief is conceivable and should be considered in the decision-making process about a potential back surgery if there are no signs for immediate surgical intervention. (1) Yes! New Hampshire Spine and Sport helps Southern New Hampshire back pain and leg pain patients when they desire non-surgical care for their pain. New Hampshire Spine and Sport offers evidence-based chiropractic care for back pain relief with Cox Technic.
Schedule your Southern New Hampshire chiropractic visit today. You’ll find the answer to your question - back surgery or conservative care – and the back pain relief that results.