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Benefits of Pre-Back Surgery Vancouver Chiropractic Care and Exercise

Before undergoing back surgery, Vancouver back pain sufferers will do well to undergo chiropractic care and exercise. Research keeps documenting the value of non-surgical care for back pain relief. InVancouver Vancouver Disc Centers is the chiropractic care clinic for both!


Self-care is frequently proposed as first-line treatment for back pain patients. If that doesn’t produce the desired results, adding non-drug therapy for acute low back pain – spinal manipulation – and for chronic or subacute back pain – spinal manipulation, intensive interdisciplinary rehab, exercise, acupuncture, massage, yoga, cognitive behavioral therapy - is recommended by medical physician organizations like the American College of Physicians and American Pain Society. (1) Vancouver Disc Centers specializes in a gentle, evidence-based spinal manipulation treatment in the form of Cox® Technic for relief of back pain that may well help Vancouver back pain sufferers avoid back surgery and control their back pain more independently.


Back pain sufferers would like to help themselves as much as possible. Vancouver Disc Centers knows this. Exercise is shown positive for non-surgical pain relief for patients with spinal stenosis. (2) The proper type of exercise is vital, so we will talk about what’s suitable for you! Maybe Pilates would be your exercise of choice. A study of chronic musculoskeletal pain patients who tried a Pilates-based exercise program discovered that the pain patients better functioned and coped with their pain condition more independently and efficiently. They did better at work, took pleasure in hobbies more, were motivated to keep exercising, did more to make do with their own pain conditions independently. These, in turn, helped them discover a healthier way of life. (3) These benefits resulted without back surgery.


Researchers set up a trial of exercise for back pain patients scheduled for back surgery. They described the back pain condition to the patients thoroughly. They established exercise programs for each patient to do. They found that back pain patients who underwent this pre-surgery program of explanation and exercise benefitted in several ways: The back pain sufferers noticed improvement exercising than being inactive while waiting for surgery. The back pain sufferers’ mood improved as they exercised. They had time to mull over their treatment and lifestyle options. Even patients who didn’t report symptom improvement responded well to this program as they felt more confident in being able to do some self-management of their pain. (4) These are all beneficial outcomes Vancouver back pain patients discover in their chiropractic care at Vancouver Disc Centers. Control not cure is a realistic objective when dealing with back pain.

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Listen to this PODCAST by Dr. Keith Bartley on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson about helping a patient find pain relief with the Cox® Technic System of Spine Pain Management as he wanted to avoid back surgery.

Schedule your Vancouver chiropractic appointment today. You will find a personalized chiropractic treatment plan that includes Cox® Technic and exercise you find doable may well deliver the Vancouver back pain relief you desire without back surgery.

Vancouver Disc Centers suggests beneficial pre-back surgery chiropractic care and exercise to physically prepare for and possibly avoid back surgery. 
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