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"Eighty-six percent of ruptured intervertebral disc (RID) patients achieved
'good' (50-89% improvement) to 'excellent' (90-100% improvement) results
with decompression. Sciatica and back pain were relieved." "Of the facet
arthrosis patients, 75% obtained 'good' to 'excellent' results with decompression."
Source: C. Norman Shealy, MD, PhD, and Vera Borgmeyer, RN, MA.
Decompression, Reduction, and Stabilization of the Lumbar Spine: A Cost-Effective Treatment for Lumbosacral Pain. American Journal of Pain Management Vol. 7 No. 2
A new study, recently published in the medical journal Spine, found that patients who seek chiropractic care for back pain are far less likely to undergo lumbar surgery than those who consult a surgeon. The study found that approximately 43 percent of patients who saw a surgeon first when seeking treatment for back pain ended up having surgery, as opposed to 1.5 percent of patients who first saw a chiropractor. These findings support the long held position that many health care providers subscribe to that attempting to treat back pain should start with conservative approaches, such as chiropractic care. Read more...
Most people make it a point to visit their dentist on a regular basis in order to maintain their oral health. The reason for dental checkups is to maintain your teeth. Even in the absence of pain, spinal maintenance is important. Remember, problems with your teeth won't put you in a nursing home, but back pain, limiting your ability to move, has that potential.
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Michael J. O'Keefe, D.C., DAAPM
David L. Jones, D.C.
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