Spinal surgery

Avoid Surgery with Chiropractic

Posted by on Jun 21, 2016 in Back Pain, Chiropractic research, Chiropractor Woodstock, Sciatica, Spinal surgery | 0 comments

At our office we take pleasure in working with people with Sciatic pain from all around the Woodstock Ga area.  Many of these people are nervous to ask if their sciatic pain will require surgery.   We are happy to answer that in the vast majority of cases, patients do not need surgery for their sciatic pain according to the latest research.  At our office we offer a variety of therapies to combat the root cause of sciatic pain including chiropractic adjustments, decompression, manual therapy, rehab exercises, ultrasound, and electric stimulation.   We take time to put together a specific plan for each individual patients and use a variety of these treatments to get...

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Chiropractic Compared to Surgery for Sciatica

Posted by on Apr 26, 2016 in Back Pain, Chiropractic Care, Chiropractic research, Sciatica, Spinal surgery | 0 comments

Chiropractic For Sciatica Pain.   At Cleary Family Chiropractic we  work with many sciatica patients here in our Woodstock office.  Many of these patients have the same question.  Am I going to have to have surgery?  We are happy to report to these patients that most of the people we see for sciatica are able to achieve relief from their symptoms through conservative care including decompression, light adjustments, and core strengthening exercises. Furthermore the most recent research shows that many people don’t need surgery for this common problem, and that chiropractic  is more beneficial at resolving sciatic nerve pain. One of the most utilized...

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Chiropractic care before Surgery when treating Sciatica

Posted by on Jul 7, 2015 in Back Pain, Chiropractic Advice, Chiropractic News, Chiropractic research, Sciatica, Spinal surgery | 0 comments

Chiropractic Care Before Surgery Recommended for Sciatica     A recent study published in the Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics compared spinal manipulation (adjustments) with a common surgery performed for patients with sciatica.    In this study 120 patients with sciatica caused by disc herniation were included.   To be included in the study patients had to have failed to respond positively to at least 3 months of non-operative management including treatment with analgesics, lifestyle modification, physiotherapy, massage therapy, and or acupuncture.  Patients were then randomly assigned to either a Chiropractor for Chiropractic...

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Low back Pain and Spinal Surgery. A review of recent literature.

Posted by on Apr 24, 2014 in Back Pain, Chiropractic Advice, Chiropractic Care, Chiropractic News, Chiropractor Woodstock, Spinal surgery | 0 comments

Writing as a chiropractor it may seem a little out of the ordinary to discuss low back pain from the perspective of spinal surgery. Some may see chiropractic and surgery as competing entities for the treatment of spinal conditions. The truth is that both treatments have an important place in management of low back pain. Even as a Chiropractor and a passionate supporter or the art, science, and philosophy of Chiropractic I am aware that there are times when back and or leg pain is best to be managed by surgical procedures.   To determine what management is appropriate for each individual case it is important to review recent research on topic. One recent study released...

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