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Lumbar Spinal Stenosis Treatment Outcomes: Exercise = Surgery

What succeeds for McHenry back pain relief due to lumbar spinal stenosis, exercise or decompression laminectomy surgery? Both…equally…says a new study! (1) McHenry chiropractic patients would assume OrthoIllinois Chiropractic to emphasize chiropractic care for lumbar spinal stenosis. OrthoIllinois Chiropractic concurs! McHenry chiropractic care includes many types of non-surgical care like exercise and nutrition and McHenry spinal manipulation. OrthoIllinois Chiropractic offers McHenry conservative care that is evidence-based and documented to work to relieve McHenry back pain for our McHenry back pain patients.


Care of lumbar spine stenosis usually depends on the severity of symptoms the patient experiences. If there aren’t any signs of severe motor changes or bowel or urinary changes, McHenry conservative care is first line of care. Patients with severe intermittent claudication who find relief with conservative treatment still require particular attention as this condition is a risk factor for poorer outcomes. (2) Your McHenry chiropractor watches vigilantly for these issues that are quite rare fortunately! OrthoIllinois Chiropractic gently and successfully cares for lumbar spinal stenosis.


Lumbar spinal stenosis is common spinal condition in older McHenry adults. As we age, disc and cartilage degenerate. When discs degenerate, the vertebral bones they separate and support grow nearer each other and cause pain. Spinal stenosis may cause considerable trouble for people as far as walking and other daily activities for which non-surgical care is many times successful in helping them to walk better and perform their daily activities as desired.  (3) OrthoIllinois Chiropractic helps relieve spinal stenosis related back pain for McHenry chiropractic patients.


Lumbar spinal stenosis patients want help and are eager to do their job! Australian chiropractors are found to use diversified manipulation for several conditions but chose flexion distraction (Cox Technic) for lumbar disc syndrome with radiculopathy and lumbar central stenosis. Soft tissue and exercise recommendations were implemented a lot, too.  (4) Not astonishingly, McHenry chiropractic patients with spinal stenosis desire treatment plans that are customized to them specifically and their own specific impairments and limitations. They are prepared to be trained in and do self-care in order to not be required to go to healthcare providers as much. In one report patients report that medical care was most often linked to minimal to no effect on pain! Patients described that exercise improved their pain level and function but realized that these changes to be impermanent. What does that mean? McHenry patients with lumbar spinal stenosis need to perform their exercises all the time not just when in pain. (3) OrthoIllinois Chiropractic is the number one cheerleader of McHenry chiropractic patients who are ready to take care of themselves with McHenry exercise!

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Schedule a McHenry chiropractic appointment at OrthoIllinois Chiropractic today  for a customized chiropractic treatment plan just for your McHenry back pain that certainly will incorporate recommended exercises you can do to help yourself in order to avoid McHenry spinal surgery since exercise is shown to create equal outcomes to decompression laminectomy surgery! 

Exercise for back pain relief equals decompression laminectomy surgery for lumbar spinal stenosis. OrthoIllinois Chiropractic includes exercise to the chiropractic treatment plan! 
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