Manchester Non-Surgical Care Provides Back Pain Relief…and 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 back pain and leg pain sufferers and doctors alike. Manchester Chiropractic & Sports Injuries mulls it over on occasion and knows that Manchester back pain and leg pain sufferers do well with Manchester chiropractic care. Manchester Chiropractic & Sports Injuries recognizes the symptoms to look for that would send a patient to back surgery. Beyond those, Manchester Chiropractic & Sports Injuries is experienced in the conservative care of back pain and leg pain to get the Manchester back pain patient’s desired pain relief.
 
Relief Possible Without Back Surgery 

Medicine notices that back pain relief is feasible non—surgicall! Manchester Chiropractic & Sports Injuries is enthusiastic to see this latest back pain treatment study. Researchers tracked 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 intervention. (1) That sounds quite familiar for Manchester back pain patients looking for relief at Manchester Chiropractic & Sports Injuries! We notice that so many of the Manchester back pain patients seeking care at this chiropractic office have tried many other means to free themselves from their back pain. All they want is relief now.  Manchester Chiropractic & Sports Injuries is ready 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) given enough time improved these back pain patients’ pain. They did not have to go through back surgery. Their MRI studies even demonstrate improvement as they improved symptomatically and experienced 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. Manchester Chiropractic & Sports Injuries says this all the time! Manchester Chiropractic & Sports Injuries has written many posts about this very topic: the size of the disc herniation does not matter! Not early back surgery or conservative care for back pain relief showed any significant difference in outcomes. (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 Manchester back pain patients, Manchester Chiropractic & Sports Injuries seeks 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 potential and should be considered in the decision-making process about whether to do back surgery if there are no signs for immediate surgery necessity. (1) Yes! Manchester Chiropractic & Sports Injuries helps Manchester back pain and leg pain patients when they desire non-surgical care for their pain. Manchester Chiropractic & Sports Injuries delivers evidence-based chiropractic care for back pain relief with Cox Technic.

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

 
 
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