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Benefits of Pre-Back Surgery Brooks Chiropractic Care and Exercise

Before undergoing back surgery, Brooks back pain sufferers can benefit from pre-back surgery chiropractic care and exercise. Research keeps documenting the value of non-surgical treatment for back pain relief. Soft Health and Healing Clinic is the chiropractic care office in Brooks for both!


Self-care is frequently proposed as initial treatment for back pain patients. If that doesn’t work, including 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 suggested by medical physician groups like the American College of Physicians and American Pain Society. (1) Soft Health and Healing Clinic delivers a gentle, evidence-based spinal manipulation treatment in the form of Cox® Technic for relief of back pain that may well assist Brooks back pain sufferers avoid back surgery and manage their back pain more independently.


Back pain sufferers would like to help themselves as much as possible. Soft Health and Healing Clinic realizes this. Exercise is documented to be positive for non-surgical pain relief for patients with spinal stenosis. (2) The right type of exercise is vital, so we will talk about what is right for you! Maybe Pilates would be your exercise of choice. A study of chronic musculoskeletal pain patients who tried a Pilates-based exercise program revealed that the pain patients better functioned and managed their pain condition more autonomously and effectively. They performed better at work, enjoyed 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 came 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 carefully. They set up exercise programs for each patient to do. They found that back pain patients who underwent this pre-surgery program of description and exercise gained benefit in several ways: The back pain sufferers noticed improvement exercising than being inactive while waiting for surgery. The back pain sufferers’ frame of mind improved as they exercised. They had time to contemplate their treatment and lifestyle options. Even patients who did not describe symptom improvement reacted well to this program as they felt more confident managing their pain themselves. (4) These are all beneficial outcomes Brooks back pain patients find in their chiropractic care at Soft Health and Healing Clinic. Control not cure is a realistic goal 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 Brooks chiropractic appointment today. You will find a personalized chiropractic treatment plan that includes Cox® Technic and exercise you find doable may well produce the Brooks back pain relief you desire without back surgery.

Soft Health and Healing Clinic suggests beneficial pre-back surgery chiropractic care and exercise to physically prepare for and possibly avoid back surgery. 
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