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Benefits of Pre-Back Surgery Ashburn Chiropractic Care and Exercise

Before undergoing back surgery, Ashburn back pain sufferers can benefit from pre-back surgery chiropractic care and exercise. Research continues to share the benefit of non-surgical care for back pain relief. InAshburn Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn is the chiropractic care clinic for both!


Self-care is frequently suggested as first-line 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 organizations like the American College of Physicians and American Pain Society. (1) Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn uses a gentle, evidence-based spinal manipulation treatment known as Cox® Technic for relief of back pain that may well help Ashburn back pain sufferers evade back surgery and manage their back pain more self-sufficiently.


Back pain sufferers want to help themselves as much as possible. Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn realizes this. Exercise is documented to be advantageous for non-surgical pain relief for patients with spinal stenosis. (2) The proper form of exercise is key, so we’ll discuss what’s proper for you! Maybe Pilates would be your “thing”. A study of chronic musculoskeletal pain patients who undertook a Pilates-based exercise program found that the pain patients better functioned and managed their pain condition more autonomously and efficiently. They performed better at work, took pleasure in hobbies more, were inspired to keep exercising, did more to manage their own pain conditions independently. These, in turn, helped them experience a healthier lifestyle. (3) These benefits arose without back surgery.


Researchers established a trial of exercise for back pain patients scheduled for back surgery. They described the back pain condition to the patients carefully. They established exercise programs for each patient to do. They found that back pain patients who underwent this pre-surgery program of explanation and exercise gained benefit in several ways: The back pain sufferers felt better exercising than being inactive while waiting for surgery. The back pain sufferers’ frame of mind got better as they exercised. They had time to mull over their treatment and lifestyle options. Even patients who did not report symptom improvement reacted well to this program as they felt more confident in being able to do some self-management of their pain. (4) These are all beneficial outcomes Ashburn back pain patients find in their chiropractic care at Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn. Control not cure is a reasonable objective when coping 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 Ashburn chiropractic appointment today. You will find a personalized chiropractic treatment plan that consists of Cox® Technic and exercise you find physically possible may well produce the Ashburn back pain relief you want without back surgery.

Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn suggests beneficial pre-back surgery chiropractic care and exercise to physically prepare for and possibly avoid back surgery. 
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