Buffalo, NY Chiropractic Care of Continued Back Pain after Back Surgery

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 then? Another back surgery? Additional pain medications? A spine stimulator? Physical therapy? Chiropractic? The Novelli Wellness Center would add chiropractic care as a viable option before back surgery, and The Novelli Wellness Center  welcomes back pain patients to the Buffalo, NY back pain specialty practice even if they’ve already undergone back surgery and still have pain. Chiropractic is a non-surgical method to relieve Buffalo, NY spine pain, and Cox Technic is the chiropractic treatment protocol that is founded on evidence-based research with documented clinical outcomes of alleviating and controlling back pain. Cox Technic fulfills Buffalo, NY back pain patients’ desire for relief. The Novelli Wellness Center offers it to their Buffalo, NY 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 surely not one a post-surgical back pain patient wants to consider let alone deal with. It happens though. Often another surgery is not 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. The Novelli Wellness Center stands ready with its Buffalo, NY 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 is shown to be equally effective as physical therapy with no serious adverse side-effects. This review report further states 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 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 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 Buffalo, NY back pain patient decide? Have all of these providers present 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. Being human, the healthcare provider seeing a patient in pain wants to help that back pain patient get rid of the pain fast, too. The Novelli Wellness Center certainly does. Our Buffalo, NY back pain sufferers are appreciative when they get relief after care.

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So The Novelli Wellness Center wants to share recent chiropractic-outcome articles with Buffalo, NY 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 showed greater 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 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 responds 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) The Novelli Wellness Center notices that a combination approach for pain relief is often best for our Buffalo, NY chiropractic patients.

The Novelli Wellness Center creates a chiropractic treatment plan designed for each Buffalo, NY chiropractic patient that involves the following: combination of approaches as appropriate, interaction with fellow healthcare colleagues as necessary, presentation of the latest in clinical outcomes of care options existing, and support for you, our Buffalo, NY post-surgical continued back pain patient, all the way.

Schedule a Buffalo, NY chiropractic appointment today.

 
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