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Considerations of West Palm Beach Back Surgery for a Herniated Disc

The aggravation of West Palm Beach back pain: It hurts. It messes up life. It doesn’t always react positively to the best-intended care programs: back surgery or conservative. That’s the reason Chiropractic Care exists. Chiropractic Care is here to help West Palm Beach back pain and neck pain patients find an alternative that works for their West Palm Beach back pain relief goal.


There are many West Palm Beach back pain relief plan options! Recent research discloses some fascinating findings. Let’s look at opioids and Tylenol for back pain relief. There’s no difference in low back pain relief and radicular extremity pain (leg pain sciatica) relief between using Tylenol and taking powerful opioid drugs. (1) Melatonin protects the intervertebral disc’s nucleus pulposus cells from apoptosis (cell death) and stopped disc degeneration. (2) Melatonin accomplishes this. There’s hope for disc degeneration’s reversal. And what about this report? Spontaneous resorption of a lumbar herniated disc seen on MRI was seen in all of 9 patients who felt back pain and sciatic leg pain, rejected back surgery, and demonstrated no motor deficit! It required a mean of about 8.7 months. Clinical relief with conservative treatment took a mean of just 5.7 weeks. (3) That’s rousing news! The discs resorbed.


What compels a patient to decide on West Palm Beach back surgery over other options? The patient’s ideas about the treatment may be based on inadequate information. The time required for a patient to make a decision may be hurried because of scheduling when the patient is one who needs time to really think about the decision. The patient’s not wanting to disturb the system, upset the healthcare provider by refusing recommended treatment. The patient’s earlier experiences with treatment options as undertaken by relatives or friends and the resultant good or bad outcomes. Choosing back surgery or a non-surgical treatment plan for low back and/or leg pain due to a disc herniation is a big, complex decision. (4) It’s a decision-making process Chiropractic Care understands well, that Chiropractic Care has assisted many West Palm Beach chiropractic patients to make. Chiropractic Care views each patient as a special case with many external guiding factors. Equipped with knowledge of the spine, of disc conditions, of the research-supported treatment options with desirable clinical outcomes, Chiropractic Care can support that decision process, set up a treatment plan with goals that, should they not happen as anticipated, leaves the back surgery option available should it be needed. Take time to make a decision on West Palm Beach back surgery for West Palm Beach back and leg pain due to disc herniation. It is an important decision! Chiropractic Care has helped may West Palm Beach back pain patients with Cox Technic to avoid back surgery.

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Listen to this PODCAST by Dr. James Cox as he shares more about the decision to go forward with back surgery or not on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson.

Schedule your West Palm Beach chiropractic appointment today for a West Palm Beach back pain relief discussion of West Palm Beach surgical and non-surgical options. Chiropractic Care knows the annoyance of back pain and is here to help you know the options for its relief. Chiropractic Care is your partner in West Palm Beach back pain relief no matter the road you choose.

West Palm Beach back surgery for a disc herniation is an option to be carefully studied before a decision is made to proceed.  
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