While microdiscectomy spine surgery is widely regarded as one of the more effective types of low back surgery, research findings show patients can obtain the same relief for low back pain and sciatica from spinal manipulation by a chiropractor.
An October 2010 article in the Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics stated that 60 percent of patients with low back pain and sciatica who failed to improve through non-surgical medical management reported similar results as those who underwent costly microdiscectomy surgery.
Chiropractic is repeatedly shown to be a cost-effective choice for patients suffering from low back pain, as demonstrated in the October 2009 “Mercer Report” from the Foundation for Chiropractic Progress:
“Chiropractic care is more effective than other modalities for treating low back and neck pain. When considering effectiveness and cost together, chiropractic physician care for low back and neck pain is highly cost-effective….”
ChiroPath Spine & Posture Centre offers specific chiropractic adjusting techniques in addition to integrating cutting-edge exercise and traction methods, such as Chiropractic BioPhysics, that have been shown to provide continued long-term relief. At ChiroPath Spine & Posture Centre, we stand for a community where health and optimal function are necessities rather than luxuries.