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Surgery vs. Chiropractic: The Shocking Results

Bottom Line:
Surgery is considered a last resort for the treatment of neck and back problems. The risks are significant, the costs are high, and the recovery is long and painful. If you haven’t found relief with physical therapy or medications for your back pain, you may think surgery is next on the list. However, new research has shown that Chiropractic care should be considered first, and the results may surprise you.

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Top Medical Groups Are Now Supporting Chiropractic

Bottom Line:
The opioid epidemic has led many leading medical groups to emphasize the importance of conservative care for low back and neck pain. The world’s largest medical society, the American College of Physicians, updated its low back treatment guide in 2017 to support conservative options, such as Chiropractic care. The guidelines were published in the prestigious Annals of Internal Medicine and have been adopted by many leading healthcare organizations.

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Can Surgery Fix Your Back Problem?

Bottom Line:
Over 90% of us will experience back pain during our life. Thankfully, less than 5% will need surgery. So, why are so many operations being performed? Does surgery even fix a back problem? You may be surprised to learn that an enormous number of back surgeries don’t give patients long-term relief. Overlooking less invasive, conservative care options is often not a good idea and can result in a poor surgical outcome. In the medical world, this is known as “failed back surgery syndrome.”

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The Low Back: Your Foundational Core

Bottom Line:
Your core is made up of the groups of muscles that provide stability in the abdominal and lower back regions. It includes your abs and the deep muscles that surround and support your spine. These muscles also coordinate the movement of your arms, legs, and spine. Ideally, your core and low back work together in a balance of strength and flexibility. A lack of flexibility or strength in your core can contribute to low back pain.

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