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Benefits of Pre-Back Surgery La Grande Chiropractic Care and Exercise

Before undergoing back surgery, La Grande back pain sufferers will do well to undergo chiropractic care and exercise. Research keeps sharing the value of non-surgical treatment for back pain relief. InLa Grande Paulette Hugulet, DC, LLC is the chiropractic care clinic for both!


Self-care is frequently suggested as first-line treatment for back pain patients. If that does not work, including non-drug therapy for acute low back pain – spinal manipulation – and for chronic or subacute back pain – spinal manipulation, intensive interdisciplinary rehab, exercise, acupuncture, massage, yoga, cognitive behavioral therapy - is promoted by medical physician groups like the American College of Physicians and American Pain Society. (1) Paulette Hugulet, DC, LLC delivers a gentle, evidence-based spinal manipulation treatment known as Cox® Technic to relieve back pain that may well help La Grande back pain sufferers avoid back surgery and manage their back pain more self-sufficiently.


Back pain sufferers want to help themselves as much as possible. Paulette Hugulet, DC, LLC knows this. Exercise is shown useful for non-surgical pain relief for patients with spinal stenosis. (2) The proper form of exercise is key, so we’ll discuss what is right for you! Maybe Pilates would be your exercise of choice. A study of chronic musculoskeletal pain patients who undertook a Pilates-based exercise program discovered that the pain patients better functioned and managed their pain condition more autonomously and effectively. They did better at work, took pleasure in hobbies more, were inspired to keep exercising, did more to make do with their own pain conditions independently. These, in turn, motivated them to discover a healthier way of life. (3) These benefits arose without back surgery.


Researchers set up a trial of exercise for back pain patients scheduled for back surgery. They described the back pain condition to the patients carefully. They established exercise programs for each patient to do. They found that back pain patients who experienced this pre-surgery program of description and exercise benefitted in several ways: The back pain sufferers noticed improvement exercising than being inactive while waiting for surgery. The back pain sufferers’ disposition got better as they exercised. They had time to contemplate their treatment and lifestyle options. Even patients who didn’t describe symptom improvement responded well to this program as they thought themselves more confident managing their pain themselves. (4) These are all beneficial outcomes La Grande back pain patients discover in their chiropractic care at Paulette Hugulet, DC, LLC. Control not cure is a reasonable goal when dealing with back pain.

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Listen to this PODCAST by Dr. Keith Bartley on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson about helping a patient find pain relief with the Cox® Technic System of Spine Pain Management as he wanted to avoid back surgery.

Schedule your La Grande chiropractic appointment today. You will find a personalized chiropractic treatment plan that includes Cox® Technic and exercise you find doable may well produce the La Grande back pain relief you desire without back surgery.

Paulette Hugulet, DC, LLC offers beneficial pre-back surgery chiropractic care and exercise to physically prepare for and possibly avoid back surgery. 
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