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Benefits of Pre-Back Surgery Preston Chiropractic Care and Exercise

Before undergoing back surgery, Preston back pain sufferers can benefit from pre-back surgery chiropractic care and exercise. Research keeps documenting the usefulness of non-surgical treatment for back pain relief. InPreston Chiropractic Associates is the chiropractic care clinic for both!


Self-care is frequently recommended as first-line 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 recommended by medical physician organizations like the American College of Physicians and American Pain Society. (1) Chiropractic Associates specializes in a gentle, evidence-based spinal manipulation treatment called Cox® Technic to relieve back pain that may well assist Preston back pain sufferers avoid back surgery and control their back pain more self-sufficiently.


Back pain sufferers would like to help themselves as much as possible. Chiropractic Associates realizes this. Exercise is shown advantageous for non-surgical pain relief for patients with spinal stenosis. (2) The right form of exercise is vital, so we’ll talk about what is suitable 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 did better at work, took pleasure in hobbies more, were inspired to keep exercising, did more to manage their own pain conditions without outside help. These, in turn, motivated them to discover a healthier lifestyle. (3) These benefits arose 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 perform. They found that back pain patients who underwent this pre-surgery program of explanation and exercise benefitted in several ways: The back pain sufferers noticed improvement exercising than being inactive while waiting for surgery. The back pain sufferers’ frame of mind improved 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 felt more confident in being able to do some self-management of their pain. (4) These are all positive outcomes Preston back pain patients discover in their chiropractic care at Chiropractic Associates. Control not cure is a reasonable 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 Preston chiropractic appointment today. You will find an individualized chiropractic treatment plan that consists of Cox® Technic and exercise you find physically possible may well produce the Preston back pain relief you desire without back surgery.

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