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Ashburn Conservative Care Gives Back Pain Relief…and MRI Images Show it

Back surgery. Non-surgical care. What’s best for back pain and leg pain?

Now, that’s an age-old question for both doctors and back pain and leg pain sufferers. Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn mulls it over on occasion and knows that Ashburn back pain and leg pain sufferers find relief with Ashburn chiropractic care. Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn recognizes the symptoms to be alert to that would send a patient to back surgery. Beyond those, Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn is experienced in the conservative care of back pain and leg pain to produce the pain relief our Ashburn chiropractic patients are seeking.
 
Relief Possible Without Back Surgery 

Medicine notices that back pain relief is achievable conservatively! Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn is enthusiastic to see this latest back pain treatment study. A group of medical doctors followed patients with lumbar disc herniations (most at L4-5 and L5-S1). These patients were 38 years old on average, just the age that spinal research reports as average for back pain sufferers to have a bad case of back pain that’s been building for years. These patients hurt with low back pain and sciatica that went into one or both legs. Many patients had already attempted relief with physiotherapy and other medical treatment unsuccessfully before this intervention. (1) That sounds quite familiar for Ashburn back pain patients looking for relief at Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn! We notice that so many of the Ashburn back pain patients seeking care at this chiropractic office have attempted many other ways to alleviate their back pain. All they want is relief now.  Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn is ready to give 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 helped these back pain patients’ pain. They did not have to undergo back surgery. Their MRI studies even demonstrate improvement as they improved symptomatically and felt relief of their back pain and sciatic leg pain. (1) Notice that the size of the disc herniation on MRI doesn’t affect clinical outcome. Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn says this continuously! Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn has written many posts 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 recuperate from their back pain symptoms due to lumbar disc herniation was 13.6 months (give or take 5.4 months). (1) Fortunately for our Ashburn back pain patients, Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn looks for at least 50% relief of pain in the first 30 days and discovers 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 in the decision-making process about a potential back surgery if there are no indications for immediate surgical intervention. (1) Yes! Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn helps Ashburn back pain and leg pain patients when they desire non-surgical care for their pain. Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn offers evidence-based chiropractic care for back pain relief with Cox Technic.

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

 
 
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