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Chiropractic for Richmond Back Surgery Prevention and Pain Relief

Living life as you want is all Richmond folks want, right? Back pain interrupts that desire for 80% of Richmond people at some point in our lives. Subject to whom the Richmond back pain sufferer reaches out to first, back surgery with or without fusion may be suggested. Johnson Chiropractic is primed to help manage and lessen that interruption with its Richmond chiropractic treatment plan.


Choice affects the path and cost of Richmond back pain care. The price of chiropractic care for the treatment of lumbar intervertebral disc herniation patients accounts for just 2% of total money spent on back pain. A trial of conservative non-operative care is recommended prior to surgery for patients who have lumbar disc herniation. (1) About 42.7% of workers who first saw a surgeon had surgery in contrast to only 1.5% of those who saw a chiropractor originally. (2)


First-time disc surgeries decreased by about two thirds for patients treated in a multidisciplinary facility. (3) When cases of patients suggested for a fusion back surgery were evaluated by a multidisciplinary committee, non-surgical care was recommended for simply 58%. The fusion surgical approach suggested  for 28% of the cases was modified. (4) Another multidisciplinary overview resulted in changed approaches|was changed to care for back pain without lumbar spinal fusion. Exercise, psychological therapy, rehabilitation, spinal manipulation, massage and acupuncture for chronic low back pain is still to be backed in the spine research. Pain reduction is better than functional improvement. (5) Richmond back pain patients are wanting pain reduction, so this is wonderful!


In handling Richmond back pain, care givers – including surgeons – are acknowledging the role the mind plays in the care of chronic pain patients who have a multitude contributing factors. Their pain is not as easy as stating that he or she has a disc herniation. Various factors contribute to pain and struggle in beating that pain. The body and mind react via the sympathetic nervous system. Doctors who can recognize and help inspire a patient to foresee a good response to care, to envision a reduction of symptoms rather than concentrate on them may assist in improving back pain patients’ attitude and future. (6) Johnson Chiropractic knows that dealing with pain, especially pain that has been around for some time that other care has not seemed to help, is disheartening. Johnson Chiropractic also has been a part of turning around such pain for patients. Johnson Chiropractic describes the source of pain, the plan to improve, control and/or resolve the pain, and the hope to avoid future pain. Johnson Chiropractic helps Richmond back pain patients with its Richmond chiropractic treatment plan with the Cox Technic system of spine pain management.


Listen in to this PODCAST with Dr. James Cox for more about Back Surgery and the Cox Technic as the non-surgical way to Richmond back pain relief. Listen in to a PODCAST as a patient facing back surgery chose Cox Technic and found relief.

Then schedule your Richmond chiropractic appointment today to manage your Richmond back pain, prevent back surgery as possible, and return to living.

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