How Long Do I Have to See The Chiropractor?

"Why do I need on-going chiropractic treatments for my back pain? Why can't you, my Paramus chiropractor, just treat it and put a stop to the pain altogether so it doesn't come back?"

This is not an unexpected question, and it's also very perceptive. The answer is logically understandable, too, though dual: we are born with spine-pain issues or we acquire them.

BORN-WITH-IT BACK PAIN

Some of us are born with spinal weaknesses that will be with us all life through. Such conditions as spondylolisthesistransitional vertebrae, fused vertebrae, and spinal curvatures are unique to one's own spine. There is no way to "get a new back bone" if one of these conditions is our own. So we must figure out how to respect our spines so as to not trigger pain. Your Paramus chiropractor at Paramus Medical & Sports Rehabilitation Center can deliver the spinal manipulation intended to relieve your specific spinal condition. Then, you'll want to consider its 

  • proper ergonomic use (how to lift, bend, twist, sit, stand, walk, climb, reach, pull, etc.). You don't want to put your now-pain-relieved spine in jeopardy again.
  • nutritional needs - Paramus Medical & Sports Rehabilitation Center will share some nutrition ideas to bolster certain weaknesses of the spine.
  • strengthening requirements - Our simple exercises don't take long but will take you and your spine far in keeping it strong!

It is in these on-going spine problems that we - you and your Paramus chiropractor - must partner for the best outcome, even coming in for periodic spinal manipulation. (1)

LIFE-ACQUIRED BACK PAIN

Some of us injure our backs. We do things that hurt the best of spines: tumbling off a snowmobile or ladder or wakeboard or lifting too much weight. You get the picture - things we do in everyday activities of daily living may injure us, and we end up with back pain. So, when we damage the spine to the extent that we trigger intervertebral disc degeneration, a herniated discarthritis, misaligned vertebrae, etc., we now will contend with a spinal weakness which may become the vulnerable link in our spinal health.

We all must maintain a strong, well-aligned spine and use the spine with the respect and knowledge of dodging those situations that could cause it pain.

How? You and your Paramus chiropractor see each other occasionally. A recurring visit to Paramus Medical & Sports Rehabilitation Center for spinal alignment and review of healthy spine maintenance is helpful. Continued spinal manipulation after the original pain-relieving care is even described as a way to obtain long-term benefit. (1) Truly, prevention is much better than having to go through repetitive treatment of Paramus back pain. It avoids pain and suffering in the present and decreases the risk of further spine pain in the future.

PATIENT-CENTERED BACK PAIN CARE: CHIROPRACTIC

A new report described the reality of low back pain being a major cause of disability around the world. It’s persistent or recurrent for many people. It is not common that it just goes away and never returns. Fortunately, chiropractic maintenance care or management treatment plan has been reported as effective in reducing painful days for some sufferers. Patients for whom maintenance care was reported to be of high value described such care as “patient-centered” while cost, (un)availability of care, and fear of treatment worried others. (2) Paramus Medical & Sports Rehabilitation Center strives to address all of these concerns which often go away as the back pain decreases.

Whether you were born with it or developed it, back pain is disruptive. Remedy is possible with Paramus Medical & Sports Rehabilitation Center. Just understand that there is a logical need and even benefit for periodic spinal manipulation and chiropractic care for certain spine problems. (1)

CONTACT Paramus Medical & Sports Rehabilitation Center

Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. William Hoffman on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he discusses the initial back pain relieving treatment with The Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management and the value patients find with on-going chiropractic care. 

Schedule your Paramus chiropractic appointment with Paramus Medical & Sports Rehabilitation Center today for more details about your spine's specific condition and treatment plan for pain relief.

 
There is value in seeing your chiropractor beyond pain relief especially for spinal conditions that you’ll have the rest of your life.  
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