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Considerations of Ashburn Back Surgery for a Herniated Disc

The frustration of Ashburn back pain: It hurts. It messes up life. It does not always react positively to the best-intended care programs: back surgery or conservative. That is the reason Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn exists. Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn is here to assist Ashburn back pain and neck pain patients discover an alternative that functions for their Ashburn back pain relief goal.


There are lots of Ashburn back pain relief plan options! Recent research discloses some interesting findings. Let’s consider opioids and Tylenol for back pain relief. There is no difference in low back pain relief and radicular extremity pain (leg pain sciatica) relief between taking Tylenol and taking powerful opioid drugs. (1) Melatonin defends the intervertebral disc’s nucleus pulposus cells from apoptosis (cell death) and stopped disc degeneration. (2) Melatonin accomplishes this. There’s hope for disc degeneration’s reversal. And what about this study? Spontaneous resorption of a lumbar herniated disc seen on MRI was observed in all of 9 patients who experienced back pain and sciatic leg pain, declined back surgery, and had no motor deficit! It took a mean of about 8.7 months. Clinical relief with conservative treatment took a mean of just 5.7 weeks. (3) That’s rousing news! The discs resorbed.


What makes a patient choose Ashburn back surgery over other options? The patient’s ideas about the treatment may be based on inadequate information. The time it takes a patient to decide may be hurried because of scheduling when the patient is one who requires time to really think about the options. The patient’s not wanting to distress the system, upset the healthcare provider by refusing recommended treatment. The patient’s earlier experiences with treatment options as undertaken by relatives or friends and the resulting good or bad outcomes. Choosing back surgery or a non-surgical treatment plan for low back and/or leg pain due to a disc herniation is a considerably complex decision. (4) It’s a decision-making process Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn understands well, that Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn has assisted many Ashburn chiropractic patients to make. Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn sees each patient as a special case with many outside guiding factors. Armed with knowledge of the spine, of disc conditions, of the research-supported treatment options with desirable clinical outcomes, Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn can help with that decision process, set up a treatment plan with goals that, should they not be met as expected, keeps the back surgery option open should it be required. Take time to make a decision on Ashburn back surgery for Ashburn back and leg pain due to disc herniation. It is an important decision! Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn has helped may Ashburn back pain patients with Cox Technic to avoid back surgery.

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Listen to this PODCAST by Dr. James Cox as he shares more about the decision to proceed with back surgery or not on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson.

Schedule your Ashburn chiropractic appointment today for a Ashburn back pain relief discussion of Ashburn surgical and non-surgical options. Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn gets the annoyance of back pain and is ready to help you know the options for its relief. Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn is your partner in Ashburn back pain relief no matter the option you choose.

Ashburn back surgery for a disc herniation is an option to be carefully studied before a decision is made to proceed.  
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