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Considerations of Largo Back Surgery for a Herniated Disc

The frustration of Largo back pain: It hurts. It disrupts life. It does not always respond to the best-intended care programs: back surgery or conservative. That’s the reason Hollstrom & Associates Inc exists. Hollstrom & Associates Inc is here to assist Largo back pain and neck pain patients discover an alternative that works for their Largo back pain relief goal.


There are lots of Largo back pain relief plan options! New research shares some interesting findings. Let us look at opioids and Tylenol for back pain relief. There’s no difference in low back pain relief and radicular extremity pain (leg pain sciatica) relief between taking Tylenol and using powerful opioid drugs. (1) Melatonin guards the intervertebral disc’s nucleus pulposus cells from apoptosis (cell death) and blocked disc degeneration. (2) Melatonin does this. There’s hope for disc degeneration’s reversal. And what about this study? Spontaneous resorption of a lumbar herniated disc confirmed on MRI was observed in all of 9 patients who felt back pain and sciatic leg pain, refused back surgery, and had no motor deficit! It required a mean of about 8.7 months. Clinical relief with conservative treatment took a mean of just 5.7 weeks. (3) That is rousing news! The discs resorbed.


What compels a patient to decide on Largo back surgery over other options? The patient’s ideas about the treatment may potentially based on insufficient information. The time it takes a patient to decide may be hurried because of scheduling when the patient is one who requires time to really think about the decision. The patient’s not wanting to upset the system, disappoint the healthcare provider by refusing recommended treatment. The patient’s earlier experiences with treatment options as undertaken by relatives or friends and the resulting good or bad outcomes. Choosing back surgery or a non-surgical treatment plan for low back and/or leg pain due to a disc herniation is a considerably complex decision. (4) It’s a decision-making process Hollstrom & Associates Inc understands well, that Hollstrom & Associates Inc has assisted many Largo chiropractic patients to make. Hollstrom & Associates Inc views each patient as an individual case with many external influencing factors. Armed with knowledge of the spine, of disc conditions, of the research-supported treatment options with desirable clinical outcomes, Hollstrom & Associates Inc can support that decision process, establish a treatment plan with goals that, should they not happen as expected, keeps the back surgery option open should it be required. Take time to make a decision on Largo back surgery for Largo back and leg pain due to disc herniation. It is an important decision! Hollstrom & Associates Inc has helped may Largo back pain patients with Cox Technic to avoid back surgery.

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Listen to this PODCAST by Dr. James Cox as he shares more about the decision to proceed with back surgery or not on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson.

Schedule your Largo chiropractic appointment today for a Largo back pain relief discussion of Largo surgical and non-surgical options. Hollstrom & Associates Inc knows the annoyance of back pain and is ready to help you know the options for its relief. Hollstrom & Associates Inc is your partner in Largo back pain relief no matter the option you choose.

Largo back surgery for a disc herniation is an option to be carefully studied before a decision is made to proceed.  
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