Buffalo, NY Non-Surgical Care Delivers Back Pain Reliefand MRI Images Show it

Back surgery. Non-surgical care. What’s the best solution for back pain and leg pain?

Now, that is an age-old question for both doctors and back pain and leg pain sufferers. Disc Centers Of America mulls it over from time to time and often concludes that Buffalo, NY back pain and leg pain sufferers do well with Buffalo, NY chiropractic care. Disc Centers Of America knows the symptoms to look for that would indicate necessity for back surgery. Beyond those, Disc Centers Of America is skilled in the conservative care of back pain and leg pain to get the Buffalo, NY back pain patient’s desired pain relief.
Relief Possible Without Back Surgery 

Medicine notes that back pain relief is feasible conservatively! Disc Centers Of America is enthusiastic to see this latest back pain treatment study. A group of medical doctors followed patients with lumbar disc herniations (most at L4-5 and L5-S1). These patients were 38 years old on average, just the age that spinal research reports as average for back pain sufferers to have a bad case of back pain that’s been building for years. These patients suffered with low back pain and sciatica that went into one or both legs. Several patients had already attempted relief with physiotherapy and other medical treatment without relief before this intervention. (1) Buffalo, NY back pain patients at Disc Centers Of America have heard this story before…or lived it! We find that so many of the Buffalo, NY back pain patients coming to the office have attempted many other tactics to alleviate their back pain. They just want relief now.  Disc Centers Of America is prepared to produce it.

Give Some Time to Treatment and Relief 

These researchers report that conservative medical care (like bed rest and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, muscle relaxants, gels) granted enough time helped these back pain patients’ pain. They did not have to have back surgery. Their MRI studies even demonstrate improvement as they improved symptomatically and felt relief of their back pain and sciatic leg pain. (1) Notice that the size of the disc herniation on MRI does not affect clinical outcome. Disc Centers Of America says this continuously! Disc Centers Of America has written many posts about this very topic: the size of the disc herniation doesn’t matter! Neither early back surgery nor conservative care for back pain relief showed any significant difference in outcomes. (2)  The average time for patients to recover from their back pain symptoms due to lumbar disc herniation was 13.6 months (give or take 5.4 months). (1) Fortunately for our Buffalo, NY back pain patients, Disc Centers Of America pursues at least 50% relief of pain in the first 30 days and finds that 91% of our patients get relief in 3 months. (3) The authors caution their colleagues that such relief is potential and should be taken into account when deciding a potential back surgery if there are no indications for immediate surgery necessity. (1) Yes! Disc Centers Of America helps Buffalo, NY back pain and leg pain patients when they desire non-surgical care for their pain. Disc Centers Of America delivers evidence-based chiropractic care for back pain relief with Cox Technic.

Schedule your Buffalo, NY chiropractic visit today. You’ll find the answer to your question - back surgery or conservative care – and the back pain relief that follows.

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