Considerations of Fort Wayne Back Surgery for a Herniated Disc

The frustration of Fort Wayne back pain: It hurts. It messes up life. It does not always respond to the best-intended care programs: back surgery or conservative. That is why Aaron Chiropractic Clinic exists. Aaron Chiropractic Clinic is here to help Fort Wayne back pain and neck pain patients find an alternative that functions for their Fort Wayne back pain relief goal.


There are many Fort Wayne back pain relief plan options! Recent research reveals some interesting findings. Let’s look at opioids and Tylenol for back pain relief. There is no difference in low back pain relief and radicular extremity pain (leg pain sciatica) relief between taking Tylenol and taking powerful opioid drugs. (1) Melatonin protects the intervertebral disc’s nucleus pulposus cells from apoptosis (cell death) and halted disc degeneration. (2) Melatonin does this. There’s hope for disc degeneration’s reversal. And what about this study? Spontaneous resorption of a lumbar herniated disc seen on MRI was observed in all of 9 patients who experienced back pain and sciatic leg pain, rejected 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 makes a patient decide on Fort Wayne back surgery over other options? The patient’s ideas about the treatment may be based on inadequate information. The time it takes a patient to decide may be sped up because of scheduling when the patient is one who needs time to really think about the decision. The patient’s not wanting to upset the system, upset the healthcare provider by rejecting recommended treatment. The patient’s earlier experiences with treatment options as undertaken by relatives or friends and the resulting 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 is a decision-making process Aaron Chiropractic Clinic understands well, that Aaron Chiropractic Clinic has helped many Fort Wayne chiropractic patients to make. Aaron Chiropractic Clinic 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, Aaron Chiropractic Clinic can support that decision process, establish a treatment plan with goals that, should they not be met as expected, leaves the back surgery option available should it be required. Take time to make a decision on Fort Wayne back surgery for Fort Wayne back and leg pain due to disc herniation. It is an important decision! Aaron Chiropractic Clinic has helped may Fort Wayne 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 proceed with back surgery or not on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson.

Schedule your Fort Wayne chiropractic appointment today for a Fort Wayne back pain relief discussion of Fort Wayne surgical and non-surgical options. Aaron Chiropractic Clinic gets the frustration of back pain and is here to help you know the options for its relief. Aaron Chiropractic Clinic is your partner in Fort Wayne back pain relief no matter the option you choose.

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