From making the first appointment to discovering pain relief, you are central to the process.
You will find that you improve more quickly, avoid pain–producing situations, and then stay pain-free if you participate to the fullest in your care. Many factors contribute to your healing and continued pain-free quality of life:
- Making all the in-office appointments as recommended
- Understanding fully your spinal pain condition
- Following the recommendations for its relief
- Adapting your activities of daily living including your job, if necessary
- Considering limitations that your spinal condition may impose
Recommendations for your at-home care may include exercise, hot/cold therapy, massage, nutrition as well as use of proper posture and movement skills.
You will find that you do have control over your condition even though there may not be a cure for the condition. You are central to your care. You can regain the quality of life you want and deserve.
Some tips for at-home care:
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