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Considerations of Colorado Springs Back Surgery for a Herniated Disc

The aggravation of Colorado Springs back pain: It hurts. It messes up life. It does not always respond to the best-intended care programs: back surgery or conservative. That’s the reason The Chiropractic TRUhealthDR exists. The Chiropractic TRUhealthDR is here to help Colorado Springs back pain and neck pain patients find an alternative that functions for their Colorado Springs back pain relief goal.


There are lots of Colorado Springs back pain relief plan options! Recent research shares some interesting findings. Let us look at opioids and Tylenol for back pain relief. There’s no difference in low back pain relief and radicular extremity pain (leg pain sciatica) relief between using Tylenol and using powerful opioid drugs. (1) Melatonin protects the intervertebral disc’s nucleus pulposus cells from apoptosis (cell death) and stopped disc degeneration. (2) Melatonin accomplishes this. There’s hope for disc degeneration’s reversal. And what about this report? Spontaneous resorption of a lumbar herniated disc seen on MRI was seen in all of 9 patients who experienced back pain and sciatic leg pain, refused back surgery, and had no motor deficit! It required a mean of about 8.7 months. Clinical relief with conservative treatment came about in a mean of just 5.7 weeks. (3) That is exciting news! The discs resorbed.


What compels a patient to decide on Colorado Springs back surgery over other options? The patient’s ideas about the treatment may be based on insufficient information. The time it takes a patient to make a decision may be sped up because of scheduling when the patient is one who needs time to really think about the options. The patient’s not wanting to distress the system, disappoint the healthcare provider by rejecting recommended treatment. The patient’s past experiences with treatment options as undertaken by relatives or friends and the resultant good or bad outcomes. Choosing back surgery or a non-surgical treatment plan for low back and/or leg pain due to a disc herniation is a considerably complex decision. (4) It’s a decision-making process The Chiropractic TRUhealthDR understands well, that The Chiropractic TRUhealthDR has assisted many Colorado Springs chiropractic patients to make. The Chiropractic TRUhealthDR sees each patient as a special case with many outside influencing factors. Armed with knowledge of the spine, of disc conditions, of the research-supported treatment options with pleasing clinical outcomes, The Chiropractic TRUhealthDR can support that decision process, set up a treatment plan with goals that, should they not happen as anticipated, leaves the back surgery option open should it be required. Take time to decide on Colorado Springs back surgery for Colorado Springs back and leg pain due to disc herniation. It is an important decision! The Chiropractic TRUhealthDR has helped may Colorado Springs back pain patients with Cox Technic to avoid back surgery.

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Listen to this PODCAST by Dr. James Cox as he shares more about the decision to go forward with back surgery or not on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson.

Schedule your Colorado Springs chiropractic appointment today for a Colorado Springs back pain relief discussion of Colorado Springs surgical and non-surgical options. The Chiropractic TRUhealthDR gets the frustration of back pain and is ready to help you understand the options for its relief. The Chiropractic TRUhealthDR is your partner in Colorado Springs back pain relief no matter the road you choose.

Colorado Springs back surgery for a disc herniation is an option to be carefully studied before a decision is made to proceed.  
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