Back Pain Therapy/Treatment
Research says 85 percent of the population will experience disabling, back pain at least once during their lives!
The estimated cost of this problem in the U.S. is over $50 billion a year.
What can be done about this? If you want to avoid back surgery, you need to know what is available to you for back pain relief.
The standard medical approach to acute or chronic back pain varies depending on the severity of the condition. Muscle relaxers, painkillers, rest, and physical therapy such as traction, diathermy, ultrasound, hot packs, and cold packs are sometimes used. However, this approach has not been found very helpful. Studies all over the world have shown chiropractic methods, including spinal decompression, to be consistently superior, and patient satisfaction surveys rank above 90% routinely. Given these facts, which approach would you use? If you had a treatment available that could safely and gently help you, would you use it?
Occasionally, for severe injury, back surgery for herniated disc may be recommended but is usually not necessary, even with conditions with terms used such as bulging disc pain, herniated disc, etc. But, according to most studies, spinal surgery for back problems should be rarely performed. Many people who have had back surgery report a recurrence of their symptoms within a year or two of the operation and may return to the operating table in worse shape. In many cases, the surgery makes no difference whatsoever. If you had a better choice, would you want it?
I take a different approach toback pain therapyand prevention of low back pain, whether from back pain from early pregnancy, weak muscles, pinched nerves, misalignments or herniated discs, unless they are really bad and need the rare surgery.If that is the case, I refer only to the best surgeons, who will use minimally invasive bulging disc surgery, but as I said, thankfully that is rare. A thorough history may also reveal a possible back pain kidney connection, and if so, a kidney specialist would be consulted. In some cases, low back pain can be more complex due to an imbalance in the “firing” of the brain, leading to weakness of the spinal muscles.
There are three parts to the brain stem: top, middle, and lower. The mesencephalon is the top part of the brain stem. A high neuroelectrical output of the mesencephalon can cause an increased pulse and heart rate, inability to sleep and/or waking up from a fitful sleep, urinary tract infection, increase warmth or sweating, and sensitivity to light, as examples. If you could, would you want to rid yourself of this? Along with a high mesenphalic output, low back pain may be caused by a decreased output of the cerebellum. The cerebellum is in the back part of the brain, and it controls the spinal musculature that holds you erect, balances your posture, and coordinates movement. When the cerebellum is malfunctioning, muscles spasms can occur, resulting in back pain, and along with it,sometimes dizziness. If you can get rid of that, would you want me to?
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