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Benefits of Pre-Back Surgery Millville Chiropractic Care and Exercise

Before undergoing back surgery, Millville back pain sufferers can benefit from pre-back surgery chiropractic care and exercise. Research keeps documenting the value of non-surgical care for back pain relief. Wilson Family Chiropractic is the chiropractic care office in Millville for both!


Self-care is often proposed as first-line treatment for back pain patients. If that does not produce the desired results, 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 suggested by medical physician groups like the American College of Physicians and American Pain Society. (1) Wilson Family Chiropractic specializes in a gentle, evidence-based spinal manipulation treatment called Cox® Technic for relief of back pain that may well assist Millville back pain sufferers refrain from back surgery and manage their back pain more self-sufficiently.


Back pain sufferers want to help themselves as much as possible. Wilson Family Chiropractic knows this. Exercise is shown useful for non-surgical pain relief for patients with spinal stenosis. (2) The proper type of exercise is important, so we will discuss what is suitable for you! Maybe Pilates would be your “thing”. A study of chronic musculoskeletal pain patients who undertook a Pilates-based exercise program found that the pain patients better functioned and managed their pain condition more autonomously and effectively. They did better at work, took pleasure in hobbies more, were inspired to keep exercising, did more to manage their own pain conditions independently. These, in turn, helped them experience a healthier way of life. (3) These benefits came without back surgery.


Researchers established a trial of exercise for back pain patients headed to back surgery. They explained the back pain condition to the patients carefully. They set up exercise programs for each patient to do. They found that back pain patients who experienced this pre-surgery program of description and exercise benefitted in several ways: The back pain sufferers felt better exercising than being inactive while waiting for surgery. The back pain sufferers’ frame of mind improved as they exercised. They had time to contemplate their treatment and lifestyle options. Even patients who didn’t report symptom improvement responded well to this program as they felt more confident in being able to do some self-management of their pain. (4) These are all beneficial outcomes Millville back pain patients find in their chiropractic care at Wilson Family Chiropractic. Control not cure is a realistic goal when dealing 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 Millville chiropractic appointment today. You will find a personalized chiropractic treatment plan that includes Cox® Technic and exercise you find physically possible may well produce the Millville back pain relief you want without back surgery.

Wilson Family Chiropractic suggests beneficial pre-back surgery chiropractic care and exercise to physically prepare for and possibly avoid back surgery. 
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