Thinking of Back Surgery? Think Twice or Three Times! 06/23/2015 Back surgery. A magic bullet? The answer? Not for everybody. Cox Chiropractic Medicine INC is the Fort Wayne chiropractic non-surgical pain relief option for back pain and neck pain. Fort Wayne back pain patients will think twice after hearing some of these back surgery statistics and the positive results of Cox Technic, the Fort Wayne chiropractic system for back pain relief. So how many back surgeries are required on second opinion? One study says no to the proposed back surgery for 44.5% of patients on second opinion. (1) A second report states that 60.7% of recommended back surgeries were not needed, 33.3% were the “wrong” surgeries, and 6% were the “right” surgeries. (2) Are you ready for a second opinion of a recommended Fort Wayne back surgery? Cox Chiropractic Medicine INC offers second opinions. If these two studies don’t make you wonder, how about this one? On second opinion for 94 patients who were recommended to have back surgery, there was “complete disagreement” for 47% (44 of 94), “partial disagreement” for 30% (28 of 94), and “complete agreement” for just 23% (22 of 94). (3) Or this one: 60% of surgical interventions are unnecessary. (4) Wow. Research reports about back surgery seem to direct patients to second opinions, don’t you think? Back surgery is a big step to take and can be an effective one for the right patient. How does Cox Chiropractic Medicine INC figure out if a patient is right for the surgery? Cox Chiropractic Medicine INC performs a thorough clinical examination that correlates its findings with any imaging that has been done. With that information in hand, Cox Chiropractic Medicine INC will offer a knowledgeable second opinion for any back pain sufferer who is contemplating surgery. So what is recommended for back pain? Non-surgical, energetic care. (4) The American College of Physicians and the American Pain Society recommend spinal manipulation. (5) Cox Chiropractic Medicine INC offers this care in the form of Cox Technic and its system of evidence-based protocols and positive research-documented clinical outcomes. A recent article even shares that manual therapy incorporating joint mobilization and flexion distraction techniques is an effective intervention for low back pain relief and restoring disc height for chronic low back pain sufferers. (6) Still thinking about back surgery? Think twice. Then contact Cox Chiropractic Medicine INC today to set up a chiropractic second opinion appointment about the recommended Fort Wayne back surgery. A chiropractic treatment plan may be the pre-surgical answer for you. « 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."