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Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn Helps Relieve Post-Surgical Back Pain

Back surgery. It is an option some choose to get relief of their back pain. About 50% of them report relief at one year later. What’s next? More back surgery? More pain medications? A spine stimulator? Physical therapy? Chiropractic? Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn would add chiropractic care as a viable approach before back surgery, and Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn  welcomes back pain patients to the Ashburn back pain specialty practice even if they have already undergone back surgery and still have pain. Chiropractic is a non-surgical method to alleviate Ashburn spine pain, and Cox Technic is the chiropractic treatment protocol that is founded on evidence-based research with documented clinical outcomes of relieving and controlling back pain. Cox Technic satisfies Ashburn back pain patients seeking relief. Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn offers it to their Ashburn back pain patients if they find themselves with post-surgical continued pain or the condition diagnosis of “failed back surgery syndrome” (FBSS).

Post Surgical Continued Pain Diagnosis 

A FBSS diagnosis is certainly not one a post-surgical back pain patient wants to ponder let alone deal with. It happens though. Often another surgery isn’t the desired answer for these particular back pain sufferers. Often such a patient is transferred to physical therapy, prescribed medications or injections, even implanted with a spine stimulator. Often such a patient welcomes options beyond those medical approaches. Sometimes such a patient wishes he or she had tried something else before back surgery. Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn stands ready with its Ashburn chiropractic care to assist at any stage of the process of back pain and its relief.
 
Chiropractic Care for FBSS 

Low back pain care with chiropractic shows itself to be equally effective as physical therapy with no serious adverse side-effects. This review report goes on to say that “the decision to seek or to refer patients for chiropractic care should be based on patient preference and values.” (1) That’s what evidence-based medicine is all about: seek out the best evidence from the research, pursue care from the back pain specialist who is clinically adept, and meet patient expectations and preferences. That is what chiropractic research continues to do: produce the research and publish the outcomes for the public to decide what is best for managing their back pain.

Decision Making 

How to decide though? When a surgeon offers surgery or a pain medicine doctor offers medication or a physical therapist offers exercise or a chiropractor offers spinal manipulation in one form or another, how does the relief-seeking Ashburn back pain patient decide? Have all of these providers present patients with impartial information about the potential benefits and risks of the options. (2) Everyone knows though that when the pain is intense, the first offer of relief looks really good. Any human physician wants to help a person in pain get rid of that. Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn certainly does. Our Ashburn back pain sufferers are thankful when they get relief after care.

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So Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn shares these recent chiropractic-outcome articles with Ashburn back pain patients: spinal manipulation relief for post-surgical continued pain patients and for post-implanted and currently wearing spinal stimulator patients. A study of 69 post-surgical continued pain patients, 80% of patients demonstrated more than 50% relief of pain at the conclusion of care (3 months) in a mean of 49 days and 11 visits, and 78.6% reported 50% relief of pain at 24 months follow up. The percent of relief was 71.6% at 3 months and 70% at 24 months. (3) Then, researchers report that no adverse effects from chiropractic manipulation or mobilization treatment applied to patients who have implanted spine stimulators for pain control are noted in their findings. (4) Finally, a post-surgical patient reacts well to rehabilitation and Cox Technic spinal manipulation care, reporting pain dropping from 8 to 3 on a 10 point scale over 12 visits in 3 months. (5) Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn observes that a combination approach for pain relief is often best for our Ashburn chiropractic patients.

Every Ashburn chiropractic patient is matched with his or her very own, personalized treatment plan that involves the following: combination of approaches as appropriate, interaction with fellow healthcare colleagues as necessary, presentation of the newest in clinical outcomes of care options existing, and standing by you, our Ashburn post-surgical continued back pain patient, all the way.

Schedule a Ashburn chiropractic appointment today.

 
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