Ottawa Lumbar Spinal Stenosis Relief at The practice of Dr. Tim Schneider

Chiropractic alleviates conditions like spinal stenosis. Spinal stenosis is everywhere today. Why? An aging population. We are all aging, and when we achieve a certain age, our bodies reward us with conditions like spinal stenosis. There is no problem, though! Chiropractic care is a solution for many spinal stenosis pain patients. The practice of Dr. Tim Schneider offers gentle, evidence-based chiropractic care in the form of Cox Technic to help control and relieve back pain due to spinal stenosis.

Lumbar Spinal Stenosis 

Lumbar spinal stenosis may result from any of a number of issues like a disc herniation, disc bulge or contained disc, synovial cyst. Anything that shrinks the spinal canal area that causes less space for the spinal nerves and other elements may cause spinal stenosis and pain. Surgeons and medical device companies look for surgical means to reduce spinal stenosis and open the spinal canal space12. Conservative care back pain specialists like chiropractors and your Ottawa chiropractor at The practice of Dr. Tim Schneider seek non-surgical means - like Ottawa spinal manipulation and mobilization which are reported to positively affect the water flow and diffusion into the disc, keeping it healthy (1) - to do the same thing: reduce spinal stenosis and open the spinal canal area.

Surgical vs Non-Surgical Care 

A comparison of surgical and conservative treatments of spinal stenosis demonstrates that conservative care is more positive. At 6 months post-care – surgical or non-surgical – no significant differences are noted in the spinal stenosis patients. At 12 and 24 months post-care, the surgical spinal stenosis patients had higher disability scores. Surgical spinal stenosis patients suffered higher complication rates than the conservative care spinal stenosis patients. Based on their reviews of the published data, the researchers still don’t feel that there is definitive proof to endorse surgical or non-surgical care to lumbar spinal stenosis sufferers. (2) The practice of Dr. Tim Schneider suggests that a trial of 30 days seeking 50% improvement for most Ottawa back pain patients with research-documented chiropractic care following the protocols of the Cox Technic System of Care. The practice of Dr. Tim Schneider is a reasonable place to start!

Early Improvement Under Care 

Those spinal stenosis patients who display 33% to 50% improvement in pain at 2 weeks of care have improved odds of 6 to 7 times greater to exhibit 50% improvement at their 6 months’ disability follow up. (3) The practice of Dr. Tim Schneider looks for Ottawa pain relief as early as possible, and the treatment plan is established with this in mind. With some patients, a small number of patients, The practice of Dr. Tim Schneider may consult a Ottawa spinal stenosis patient on a daily basis in the beginning. The practice of Dr. Tim Schneider takes good care of our Ottawa lumbar spinal stenosis patients!

And finally The practice of Dr. Tim Schneider relies on its experienced clinical judgment and evidence of a patient’s not improving as expected to order more imaging or schedule a surgical consultation as needed. (4) It’s well defined in the algorithms of decision making that direct our Cox Technic system of spine pain management and lumbar spinal stenosis.

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