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McHenry Chiropractic Non-Surgical Relief for a Disc Herniation in the Neck

Guidelines are the way of healthcare today. There are best-evidence guidelines for everything from how to manage arthritis to kidney disease to neck pain. There are best-evidence guidelines for most professions from allergy and immunology to urology. Chiropractic care is part of it all as is back pain and neck pain management. Such guidelines offer a base for physicians like your McHenry chiropractor to practice and McHenry chiropractic patients to see that  they are being treated with the best evidenced care. Healthcare guidelines continue to evolve, 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 McHenry chiropractic care at Spengel Chiropractic to potentially thwart McHenry back surgery for many.

In Europe, national guidelines for the non-surgical care of new 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 recommend informing the patient about warning signs, prognosis and advice to keep active along with treatment.  (1) Good advice! Spengel Chiropractic is committed to McHenry chiropractic patient education. Spengel Chiropractic wants to be sure McHenry patients are familiar with their spinal condition, comprehend the treatment plan to relieve the pain, and accept their role in getting, keeping and holding onto the relief so that they do not have to experience arm pain or neck pain any longer than they have to or have to experience McHenry neck surgery.

A study of Dutch neurosurgeons reveals that 76.3% of them use the anterior cervical discectomy with fusion for cervical spine disc herniation surgeries. This means that they reach the cervical spine via the front of the neck, not the back. This surgical approach brings with it a higher risk for complications than just an 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 before they perform a surgery. (2) That offers McHenry chiropractic care just enough time to reduce McHenry neck pain.

In 8 weeks, McHenry chiropractic care at Spengel Chiropractic 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 good 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 stable. (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]] welcomes the challenge of McHenry neck pain with radiculopathy with this knowledge and positively approaches neck pain and arm pain due to cervical disc herniation with pain relief as the end result. The McHenry treatment plan for cervical spine pain is ready for you!

Schedule a McHenry chiropractic appointment today at Spengel Chiropractic for neck pain and arm pain evaluation and McHenry neck pain relieving non-surgical chiropractic treatment.

 
 
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