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Benefits of Pre-Back Surgery Colorado Springs Chiropractic Care and Exercise

Before undergoing back surgery, Colorado Springs back pain sufferers will do well to undergo chiropractic care and exercise. Research keeps documenting the usefulness of non-surgical care for back pain relief. InColorado Springs The Chiropractic TRUhealthDR is the chiropractic care clinic for both!


Self-care is frequently proposed as initial treatment for back pain patients. If that doesn’t work, adding 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 organizations like the American College of Physicians and American Pain Society. (1) The Chiropractic TRUhealthDR delivers a gentle, evidence-based spinal manipulation treatment called Cox® Technic to relieve back pain that may well assist Colorado Springs back pain sufferers refrain from back surgery and control their back pain more independently.


Back pain sufferers want to help themselves as much as possible. The Chiropractic TRUhealthDR realizes this. Exercise is shown valuable for non-surgical pain relief for patients with spinal stenosis. (2) The proper type of exercise is important, so we will talk about what is right for you! Maybe Pilates would be your exercise of choice. A study of chronic musculoskeletal pain patients who undertook a Pilates-based exercise program discovered that the pain patients better functioned and coped with their pain condition more independently 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, helped them 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 described the back pain condition to the patients carefully. They established exercise programs for each patient to do. They found that back pain patients who underwent this pre-surgery program of explanation and exercise benefitted in several ways: The back pain sufferers felt better exercising than being inactive while waiting for surgery. The back pain sufferers’ disposition got better as they exercised. They had time to reflect on their treatment and lifestyle options. Even patients who did not describe symptom improvement responded well to this program as they thought themselves more confident managing their pain themselves. (4) These are all positive outcomes Colorado Springs back pain patients find in their chiropractic care at The Chiropractic TRUhealthDR. Control not cure is a realistic 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 Colorado Springs chiropractic appointment today. You will find an individualized chiropractic treatment plan that consists of Cox® Technic and exercise you find doable may well produce the Colorado Springs back pain relief you desire without back surgery.

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