WHY SEE YOUR CHIROPRACTOR AFTER THE PAIN IS RELIEVED?
TO KEEP THE RELIEF!
Patients often ask how long they have to come
for chiropractic care at Dr. Hoang's Chiropractic Clinic. Ultimately, their
relief dictates this. For some the end of care is decided together, patient and the Montreal chiropractor. For
others, when the pain is better, they quit coming.
The patients make the decision themselves. And when there’s
no pain, it makes sense to quit coming. However, there may be a special factor to consider:
If back pain is bothersome and keeps you from doing what you want to do, continuing chiropractic care on a
regular schedule (aka “maintenance
care”) whether you are hurting or not is beneficial. In a
randomized control trial of 319 such patients, maintenance care decreased
the number of painful day in acute episodes and improved
the duration of pain-free days for patients with recurrent and persistent low back pain. (1)
Back pain is not typically cured. It is like a
bruise on an apple. It will not just disappear. The bruise becomes a more susceptible part
of the apple. With back pain, the no-pain period is certainly
pleasant, and continued chiropractic care via a Montreal
chiropractic treatment plan set together can only help prevent
more and/or more painful back pain occurrences. Some patients ask
for maintenance care after suffering with several episodes
of Montreal back pain. Some schedule right
away to avoid starting over.
Whichever patient type you are, Dr. Hoang's Chiropractic Clinic is the Montreal chiropractic
care partner to see!
Montreal CHIROPRACTIC TIP OF THE MONTH: Exercise Benefits Before Back Surgery and for Non-Specific
Low Back Pain
A 16-week study of supervised resistance training with varying
low, moderate and high intensity exercise during a week time
frame benefitted patients with persistent non-specific
low back pain. How? By bettering pain, daily
function and disability, energy level, muscle strength, sleep, and perception
of physical activity as beneficial. (2) Those are positive
outcomes! Sadly, in the year before back
surgery, only 34.8% of back pain patients had physical therapy (PT), 34.1% had
at least one PT visit with exercise, and only 14.6% had
a minimum of 6 exercise therapy visits. 84.4% were prescribed
at least one opioid prescription fill with a mean of 6.1 unique fills each. (3)
Conservative, non-drug care including spinal manipulation
and exercise are worthy pre-back surgery efforts. Dr. Hoang's Chiropractic Clinic
is prepared to do this with you!
Listen to this PODCAST
with chiropractic back pain specialist, James Cox DC DACBR,
developer of the Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management, and a PODCAST
with spine surgeon, David Hanscome, MD, on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr.
Michael Johnson as they present the conservative approach to dealing
with Montreal back pain.
CONTACT Dr. Hoang's Chiropractic Clinic
Arrange your next Montreal
chiropractic appointment now with Dr. Hoang's Chiropractic Clinic for non-drug and
non-surgical management of your back pain. Dr. Hoang's Chiropractic Clinic is your spine care
and back pain management partner!