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Considerations of San Jose Back Surgery for a Herniated Disc

The aggravation of San Jose back pain: It hurts. It messes up life. It does not always respond to the best-intended care programs: back surgery or conservative. That’s the reason Chiropractic Solutions exists. Chiropractic Solutions is here to help San Jose back pain and neck pain patients discover an alternative that works for their San Jose back pain relief goal.


There are lots of San Jose back pain relief plan options! New research discloses some fascinating findings. Let’s look at opioids and Tylenol for back pain relief. There’s no difference in low back pain relief and radicular extremity pain (leg pain sciatica) relief between using Tylenol and taking powerful opioid drugs. (1) Melatonin defends the intervertebral disc’s nucleus pulposus cells from apoptosis (cell death) and stopped disc degeneration. (2) Melatonin accomplishes this. There is hope for disc degeneration’s reversal. And what about this study? Spontaneous resorption of a lumbar herniated disc confirmed on MRI was seen in all of 9 patients who felt back pain and sciatic leg pain, rejected back surgery, and demonstrated no motor deficit! It took a mean of about 8.7 months. Clinical relief with conservative treatment came about in a mean of just 5.7 weeks. (3) That’s rousing news! The discs resorbed.


What compels a patient to choose San Jose back surgery over other options? The patient’s ideas about the treatment may potentially based on inadequate information. The time it takes a patient to make a decision may be sped up because of scheduling when the patient is one who requires time to really think about the options. 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 resultant 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’s a decision-making process Chiropractic Solutions knows well, that Chiropractic Solutions has assisted many San Jose chiropractic patients to make. Chiropractic Solutions sees each patient as an individual case with many external influencing factors. Equipped with knowledge of the spine, of disc conditions, of the research-supported treatment options with desirable clinical outcomes, Chiropractic Solutions can support that decision process, establish a treatment plan with goals that, should they not happen as anticipated, leaves the back surgery option available should it be required. Take time to decide on San Jose back surgery for San Jose back and leg pain due to disc herniation. It is an important decision! Chiropractic Solutions has helped may San Jose back pain patients with Cox Technic to avoid back surgery.

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Listen to this PODCAST by Dr. James Cox as he discusses more about the decision to proceed with back surgery or not on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson.

Schedule your San Jose chiropractic appointment today for a San Jose back pain relief discussion of San Jose surgical and non-surgical options. Chiropractic Solutions knows the annoyance of back pain and is here to help you know the options for its relief. Chiropractic Solutions is your partner in San Jose back pain relief no matter the option you choose.

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