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Richmond Non-Surgical Care Provides Back Pain Reliefand MRI Images Show it

Back surgery. Non-surgical care. What is the best solution for back pain and leg pain?

Now, that’s an age-old question for both doctors and back pain and leg pain sufferers. Johnson Chiropractic ponders it from time to time and knows that Richmond back pain and leg pain sufferers find relief with Richmond chiropractic care. Johnson Chiropractic recognizes the symptoms to be alert to that would indicate necessity for back surgery. Beyond those, Johnson Chiropractic is skilled in the conservative care of back pain and leg pain to deliver the Richmond back pain patient’s desired pain relief.
Relief Possible Without Back Surgery 

Medicine notes that back pain relief is possible non—surgicall! Johnson Chiropractic is enthusiastic to see this latest back pain treatment study. A group of medical doctors 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 went into one or both legs. Several patients had previously attempted relief with physiotherapy and other medical treatment unsuccessfully before this trial. (1) That sounds quite familiar for Richmond back pain patients seeking care at Johnson Chiropractic! We find that so many of the Richmond back pain patients seeking care at this chiropractic office have attempted many other means to get rid of their back pain. All they want is relief now.  Johnson Chiropractic is prepared to produce it.

Give Some Time to Treatment and Relief 

These researchers share that conservative medical care (like bed rest and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, muscle relaxants, gels) allowed enough time eased these back pain patients’ pain. They didn’t have to have back surgery. Their MRI studies even demonstrate improvement as they improved symptomatically and experienced relief of their back pain and sciatic leg pain. (1) Notice that the size of the disc herniation on MRI doesn’t influence clinical outcome. Johnson Chiropractic says this a lot! Johnson Chiropractic posted many articles 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 outcome differences. (2)  The average time for patients to recover from their back pain symptoms due to lumbar disc herniation was 13.6 months (give or take 5.4 months). (1) Fortunately for our Richmond back pain patients, Johnson Chiropractic looks for 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 caution their colleagues that such relief is possible and should be taken into account when deciding a potential back surgery if there are no signs for immediate surgery necessity. (1) Yes! Johnson Chiropractic helps Richmond back pain and leg pain patients when they want non-surgical care for their pain. Johnson Chiropractic delivers evidence-based chiropractic care for back pain relief with Cox Technic.

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

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