Should You Get Back Surgery?

Back Pain

Back pain can be debilitating, causing significant pain and lack of mobility. There are many reasons for back pain, ranging from simple to complex. Depending on the reason for the pain, surgery may seem like the best option. However, deciding on back surgery requires a number of different considerations.

For instance, the issue that necessitates surgery is just one piece of the puzzle. Additional roadblocks include the rate of recovery and whether insurance covers it. Contingency plans in the event that the surgery makes the problem worse, and more.

Almost Half of Back Surgeries Fail.

According to a 2009 study printed in the British Medical Journal, almost half of all back surgeries either fail to address issues of pain or make the pain worse. This is a fairly high rate of surgical failure considering the general risks of such a procedure. As such, when making the decision about whether or not to undergo such a procedure, this is something to consider. Moreover, there is a certain precarious nature present when operating on the spine or the muscles and tissues in the direct vicinity of it. As such, many people tend to look to other options, leaving back surgery as a last resort.

Treating Back Pain

Chiropractic care is just such an option. It can, for instance, can help to alleviate many of the same issues as surgery without a high degree of risk. Moreover, chiropractic care offers a planning process that is customized to the back issue in question. This means if the issue is one centred in the low back, chiropractic care can target the areas of pain and work towards not only strengthening and properly aligning this area of the spine but also to help patients to lead a pain-free and active lifestyle. Roach Chiropractic Centre offers many non-evasive options to consider before going under the knife!

In today’s culture of instant results, back surgery might seem to be optimal from the outset. However, considering the potential for complications, it is well worth taking the time to explore alternative options that are not only less costly and less invasive, but ones – like chiropractic – that have proven rates of success for back issues.

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