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Malverne Chiropractic Relief for Back Pain After Surgery

Back surgery. It’s an option some choose to get relief of their back pain. At one year follow up, generally around 50% of surgical patients report continued relief. What’s next? More back surgery? Additional pain medications? A spine stimulator? Physical therapy? Chiropractic? Malverne Health & Wellness would add chiropractic care as a worthwhile option before back surgery, and Malverne Health & Wellness  welcomes back pain patients to the Malverne back pain specialty practice even if they’ve already undergone back surgery and still have pain. Chiropractic is a non-surgical method to relieve Malverne spine pain, and Cox Technic is the chiropractic treatment protocol that has much evidence-based research as its foundation with documented clinical outcomes of relieving and controlling back pain. It satisfies Malverne back pain patients seeking relief. Malverne Health & Wellness offers it to their Malverne 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 consider let alone experience. 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, advised to try medications or injections, even implanted with a spine stimulator. Often such a patient wants to try anything but those medical approaches. Sometimes such a patient wishes he or she had tried something else before back surgery. Malverne Health & Wellness stands ready with its Malverne chiropractic care to aid at any stage of the process of back pain and its relief.
 
Chiropractic Care for FBSS 

Low back pain care with chiropractic is shown to be equally beneficial 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 is 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 proficient, 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 base its decision on what is best for managing their back pain.

Decision Making 

How does one make that decision though? When a surgeon proposes 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 Malverne back pain patient decide? Have all of these providers provide patients with unbiased 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. Malverne Health & Wellness certainly does. Our Malverne back pain sufferers are grateful when they get relief after care.

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So Malverne Health & Wellness shares these recent chiropractic-outcome articles with Malverne 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 end 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 state that no adverse effects from chiropractic manipulation or mobilization treatment applied to patients who have implanted spine stimulators for pain control are observed in their findings. (4) Finally, a post-surgical patient reacts positively to rehabilitation and Cox Technic spinal manipulation care, registering pain decreasing from 8 to 3 on a 10 point scale over 12 visits in 3 months. (5) Malverne Health & Wellness finds that a combination approach for pain relief is usually best for our Malverne chiropractic patients.

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

Schedule a Malverne chiropractic appointment today.

 
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