Considerations of Fort Wayne Back Surgery for a Herniated Disc01/22/2019The frustration of Fort Wayne back pain: It hurts. It disrupts life. It doesn’t always respond to the best-intended care programs: back surgery or conservative. That’s the reason Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc exists. Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc is here to help Fort Wayne back pain and neck pain patients uncover an alternative that functions for their Fort Wayne back pain relief goal. BACK PAIN OPTIONS There are many Fort Wayne back pain relief plan options! New research reveals some fascinating findings. Let us consider 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 guards the intervertebral disc’s nucleus pulposus cells from apoptosis (cell death) and stopped disc degeneration. (2) Melatonin does this. There is hope for disc degeneration’s reversal. And what about this report? Spontaneous resorption of a lumbar herniated disc seen on MRI was observed in all of 9 patients who felt back pain and sciatic leg pain, declined back surgery, and demonstrated no motor deficit! It took a mean of about 8.7 months. Clinical relief with conservative treatment took a mean of just 5.7 weeks. (3) That’s rousing news! The discs resorbed. BACK SURGERY DECISIONS What compels a patient to pick Fort Wayne back surgery over other options? The patient’s ideas about the treatment may be based on inadequate information. The time required for a patient to make a decision may be rushed because of scheduling when the patient is one who requires time to really think about the options. The patient’s not wanting to distress the system, upset the healthcare provider by refusing 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 is a decision-making process Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc knows well, that Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc has assisted many Fort Wayne chiropractic patients to make. Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc sees each patient as a special case with many outside guiding factors. Armed with knowledge of the spine, of disc conditions, of the research-supported treatment options with desirable clinical outcomes, Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc can support that decision process, set up a treatment plan with goals that, should they not be met as expected, leaves the back surgery option available should it be necessary. 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! Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc has helped may Fort Wayne back pain patients with Cox Technic to avoid back surgery. CONTACT Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc 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. Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc knows the annoyance of back pain and is here to help you understand the options for its relief. Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc is your partner in Fort Wayne back pain relief no matter the road you choose. « View All Featured Articles"This information and website content is not intended to diagnose, guarantee results, or recommend specific treatment or activity. It is designed to educate and inform only. Please consult your physician for a thorough examination leading to a diagnosis and well-planned treatment strategy. See more details on the DISCLAIMER page. Content is reviewed by Dr. James M. Cox I."