Benefits of Pre-Back Surgery Lynchburg Chiropractic Care and Exercise

Before undergoing back surgery, Lynchburg back pain sufferers will do well to undergo chiropractic care and exercise. Research keeps documenting the value of non-surgical care for back pain relief. Palmer Chiropractic Center is the chiropractic care office in Lynchburg for both!


Self-care is frequently proposed as initial treatment for back pain patients. If that does not produce the desired results, 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 promoted by medical physician groups like the American College of Physicians and American Pain Society. (1) Palmer Chiropractic Center delivers a gentle, evidence-based spinal manipulation treatment known as Cox® Technic for relief of back pain that may well help Lynchburg back pain sufferers avoid back surgery and control their back pain more self-sufficiently.


Back pain sufferers want to help themselves as much as possible. Palmer Chiropractic Center knows this. Exercise is documented to be useful for non-surgical pain relief for patients with spinal stenosis. (2) The proper type of exercise is vital, so we will talk about what is proper for you! Maybe Pilates would be your exercise of choice. A study of chronic musculoskeletal pain patients who tried a Pilates-based exercise program discovered that the pain patients better functioned and coped with their pain condition more autonomously and efficiently. 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, motivated them to discover a healthier way of life. (3) These benefits resulted without back surgery.


Researchers established a trial of exercise for back pain patients headed to back surgery. They explained the back pain condition to the patients carefully. They set up exercise programs for each patient to do. They discovered that back pain patients who experienced this pre-surgery program of explanation and exercise benefitted in several ways: The back pain sufferers noticed improvement exercising than being inactive while waiting for surgery. The back pain sufferers’ disposition got better 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 thought themselves more confident managing their pain themselves. (4) These are all beneficial outcomes Lynchburg back pain patients discover in their chiropractic care at Palmer Chiropractic Center. Control not cure is a reasonable goal 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 Lynchburg chiropractic appointment today. You will find an individualized chiropractic treatment plan that consists of Cox® Technic and exercise you find doable may well deliver the Lynchburg back pain relief you desire without back surgery.

Palmer Chiropractic Center offers beneficial pre-back surgery chiropractic care and exercise to physically prepare for and possibly avoid back surgery. 
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