The latest figures show that there are over 500,000 spinal surgeries annually in the US. Although sometimes it's necessary to have back surgery, the fact is that if you can avoid this type of invasive procedure, you're often better off.
Dr. Denise Carradine is here to make sure that patients in Boardman, OH have a healthy, non-surgical option for back problems. We've helped many patients heal from back pain without the need for surgery.
There are many reasons to avoid unnecessary medical procedures: Surgeries often result in a longer recuperation time and additional complications, neither of which is an acceptable scenario. Luckily, as one study has found, chiropractic care may actually keep you out of the operating room completely.
In this paper, 1,885 workers with back injuries were assessed over a three year period. When the workers first sought treatment with a surgeon, over 42 percent wound up having back surgery. For patients who saw only a chiropractor, only 1.5 percent had surgery!
These findings suggest that chiropractic care can help you heal from back pain without surgical procedures.
If you live in the Boardman, OH area, Dr. Denise Carradine can probably help you with your back pain. Give our office a call today at (330) 758-4446 for more information or an appointment.
Keeney BJ, Fulton-Kehoe D, Turner JA, et al. Early predictors of lumbar spine surgery after occupational back injury: results from a prospective study of workers in Washington State. Spine 2013;38(11):953-964.