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Sitka Non-Surgical Care Gives Back Pain Reliefand MRI Images Show it

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. Arctic Chiropractic, Sitka ponders it from time to time and knows that Sitka back pain and leg pain sufferers do well with Sitka chiropractic care. Arctic Chiropractic, Sitka recognizes the symptoms to be alert to that would send a patient to back surgery. Beyond those, Arctic Chiropractic, Sitka is experienced in the conservative care of back pain and leg pain to get the Sitka back pain patient’s desired pain relief.
Relief Possible Without Back Surgery 

Medicine notes that back pain relief is feasible conservatively! Arctic Chiropractic, Sitka is happy to see this latest back pain treatment study. A group of medical doctors monitored 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 hurt with low back pain and sciatica that went into one or both legs. Several patients had previously attempted relief with physiotherapy and other medical treatment without relief before this trial. (1) Sitka back pain patients at Arctic Chiropractic, Sitka have read this story before…or lived it! We notice that so many of the Sitka back pain patients coming to the office have tried many other tactics to get rid of their back pain. All they want is relief now.  Arctic Chiropractic, Sitka is prepared to give it.

Give Some Time to Treatment and Relief 

These researchers share that conservative medical care (like bed rest and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, muscle relaxants, gels) allowed enough time helped these back pain patients’ pain. They didn’t have to go through back surgery. Their MRI studies even show improvement as they improved symptomatically and felt relief of their back pain and sciatic leg pain. (1) Note that the size of the disc herniation on MRI does not influence clinical outcome. Arctic Chiropractic, Sitka says this a lot! Arctic Chiropractic, Sitka 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 Sitka back pain patients, Arctic Chiropractic, Sitka looks for at least 50% relief of pain in the first 30 days and finds that 91% of our patients get relief in 3 months. (3) The authors share this warning with their colleagues that such relief is conceivable and should be taken into account when deciding whether to do back surgery if there are no signs for immediate surgery necessity. (1) Yes! Arctic Chiropractic, Sitka helps Sitka back pain and leg pain patients when they want non-surgical care for their pain. Arctic Chiropractic, Sitka delivers evidence-based chiropractic care for back pain relief with Cox Technic.

Schedule your Sitka chiropractic visit today. You’ll discover the answer to your question - back surgery or conservative care – and the back pain relief that follows.

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