Guidelines are the way of healthcare today. There are best-evidence guidelines for everything from how to manage psoriasis to heart disease to neck pain. There are best-evidence guidelines for most professions from allergy and immunology to urology. Chiropractic care is in the mix as is back pain and neck pain management. Such guidelines offer a base for physicians like your Augusta chiropractor to practice and Augusta chiropractic patients to recognize that they are being treated with the best evidenced care. Healthcare guidelines keep evolving, and guidelines for neck pain due to cervical disc herniation indicate an 8 to 12 week wait before surgical intervention which is just enough time for Augusta chiropractic care at Lombardy Chiropractic Clinic to potentially thwart Augusta back surgery for many.
In Europe, national guidelines for the non-surgical care of recent onset neck pain or cervical radiculopathy (arm pain) are presented: Supervised exercise with manual therapy. Exercise and manual therapy before medicine for neck pain. Acupuncture for neck pain. Traction for cervical radiculopathy. NSAIDs (oral or topical) and tramadol after careful consideration for both neck pain and cervical radiculopathy. The guidelines also propose informing the patient about warning signs, prognosis and advice to be active along with treatment. (1) Good advice! Lombardy Chiropractic Clinic is committed to Augusta chiropractic patient education. Lombardy Chiropractic Clinic wants to be sure Augusta patients know their spinal condition, comprehend the treatment plan to relieve the pain, and embrace their role in achieving, maintaining and holding onto the relief so that they don’t have to suffer with arm pain or neck pain any longer than they have to or need to undergo Augusta neck surgery.
A study of Dutch neurosurgeons reveals that 76.3% of them implement the anterior cervical discectomy with fusion for cervical spine disc herniation surgeries. This means that they get at the cervical spine via the front of the neck, not the back. This surgical approach brings with it more risk for complications than a straightforward anterior cervical discectomy, but the surgeons believe it to be more effective for arm pain relief. Considering the risk, luckily, the surgeons seek a minimum of 8 to 12 weeks of radicular arm pain in a patient in advance of a neck surgery. (2) That gives Augusta chiropractic care just enough time to lessen Augusta neck pain.
In 8 weeks, Augusta chiropractic care at Lombardy Chiropractic Clinic with Cox Technic can do wonders! In a retrospective review of 39 patients treated with Cox Technic protocols for cervical spine in patients with cervical radiculopathy (arm pain), 13.2 treatments was the mean number of treatments to produce arm pain relief. (3) In 10 weeks, Cox Technic delivers a favorable clinical outcome that lasts! A 2 year follow up with a patient who had a C6-7 cervical disc herniation with radiculopathy arm pain revealed that subjective and objective signs or relief were steady. (4) In the conservative medical care arena, 83% patients with symptomatic cervical spine disc herniation with radiculopathy recover in about 24 to 36 months with the most progress toward pain relief happening in the first 4 to 6 months. (5) [companyname]] invites the challenge of Augusta neck pain with radiculopathy with this knowledge and confidently approaches neck pain and arm pain due to cervical disc herniation with pain relief as the end result. The Augusta treatment plan for cervical spine pain is ready for you!
Schedule a Augusta chiropractic appointment today at Lombardy Chiropractic Clinic for neck pain and arm pain evaluation and Augusta neck pain relieving non-surgical chiropractic treatment.