Back Surgery Alternatives
There are several back surgery alternatives for patients diagnosed with lower back pain due to lumbar degenerative disc disease. This is welcome relief for many back pain sufferers who prefer to avoid the extensive discectomy and fusion that was formerly the only treatment option. This surgical procedure (also known as an open discectomy) involves the removal of the herniated disc material and, quite often, removal of some of the affected vertebra.
One of the most recently developed alternatives to back surgery for lumbar degenerative disc disease is Intradiscal Electrothermal Coagulation (IDET), otherwise known as annuloplasty. This minimally invasive outpatient procedure involves inserting a needle into the affected disc space and, through the use of a catheter, heating the outer core of the disc space. This, theoretically, will seal up the tears and reduce pain.
Even with all the latest back surgery alternatives, muscle pain remains a problem for many patients. Our Personal Ultrasound Therapy System is the first choice of many massage therapists, physical therapists, and chiropractors for enhancing the healing process of damaged muscle tissue. The ultrasound waves penetrate deep into the muscle, providing stimulation that increases the supply of oxygen and nutrient rich blood. This works to greatly speed the healing process!
With frequent ultrasound treatments, the pain from traumatized muscle tissue begins to subside. Many people report complete resolution of back pain when our ultrasound device is used according to directions.
An Inferno Wrap Energy Device for the back is one of the most helpful tools for a wide variety of painful back-related problems. Through the use of the patented Energy Web, soft tissues are safely and gently heated- increasing oxygen and nutrient rich blood flow within the treated area. Your body's natural response to this increased temperature is to try to maintain a condition of homeostasis in a balanced environment (basically, your body increases blood flow to the heated area in an attempt to drop the temperature). With the rapid increase in blood flow to the area (a term known as vasodilation), there is an increase in the supply of oxygen and nutrients to injured cells, and toxins are flushed out (including lactic acid, commonly found in trigger points)- both of which promote healing. Our Inferno Wrap for the Back provides effective, non-invasive, non-addictive pain relief with no side effects.
Our Cold Compression Wraps are recommended as a top therapeutic wrap by Leading Health Institutes like the Cleveland Clinic, several professional sports organizations, and countless medical professionals. That's why we sell them- they are the best money can buy! We have noticed over time that our customers are so fond of our "Freezie" Cold Compression Wraps that they are frequently coming back and ordering a second one- this way, they can have a spare frozen one in the freezer while wearing the other. "Freezie" Wraps are becoming very popular with baseball and soccer trainers, and the wraps can be conveniently stored in a cooler for quick application on the field when needed.
Ultrasound Therapy is also a helpful tool for pain treatment and prevention of back problems- having a portable Ultrasound device at home is a powerful, effective, and convenient treatment tool. If you have symptoms, or are recovering from a back related injury, using Ultrasound on a regular basis before your activity or throughout the day will help relax your muscles, diminish pain and inflammation, soften scar tissue and contribute greatly to the healing of your injury.
If you suffer from pain after certain activities or movements, use Ultrasound Therapy when you complete the activity, and then rest. Limit the application of Ultrasound to a couple of treatments per day (the manual which comes with the unit will recommend treatment frequency depending on your injury/condition). In between Ultrasound treatments, maximize your pain relief and injury recovery time by using the Inferno Wrap. Proven Performance, Proven Relief - only found at MendMeShop.com! If you have been given a treatment plan by your healthcare professional, make sure you adhere to it to ensure pain free living. Ask your healthcare professional about how you can add MendMeShop products to your treatment routine! In general, people who are committed to their therapies and exercises will have the best medical outcomes.
Do you have more questions?
We encourage you to contact our office directly with any questions you may have or advice on treating your back injuries, whiplash injuries or sciatica. You can be assured all your questions will be answered in a thorough and courteous manner by our trained staff.
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