So how many back surgeries are required on second opinion?
One study says no to the proposed back surgery for 44.5% of patients on
second opinion. (1) A second report
states that 60.7% of recommended back surgeries were not needed, 33.3% were the
“wrong” surgeries, and 6% were the “right” surgeries. (2) Are you ready for a
second opinion of a recommended Auburn back surgery?
Dr. Le's Chiropractic & Wellness, L.L.C. offers second opinions. If these two studies don’t make you
wonder, how about this one? On second opinion for 94 patients who were
recommended to have back surgery, there was “complete disagreement” for 47% (44
of 94), “partial disagreement” for 30% (28 of 94), and “complete agreement” for
just 23% (22 of 94). (3) Or this one: 60% of surgical interventions are
unnecessary. (4) Wow.
Research reports about back surgery seem to direct patients to
second opinions, don’t you think? Back surgery is a big step to take and can be
an effective one for the right patient. How does Dr. Le's Chiropractic & Wellness, L.L.C. figure out if a
patient is right for the surgery? Dr. Le's Chiropractic & Wellness, L.L.C.
performs a thorough clinical examination that correlates its findings with any
imaging that has been done. With that information in hand, Dr. Le's Chiropractic & Wellness, L.L.C. will
offer a knowledgeable second opinion for any back pain sufferer who is
So what is recommended for back pain? Non-surgical,
energetic care. (4) The American College of Physicians and the American Pain Society
recommend spinal manipulation. (5) Dr. Le's Chiropractic & Wellness, L.L.C. offers this care in the form
of Cox Technic and its system of evidence-based protocols and positive research-documented
clinical outcomes. A recent article even shares that manual therapy incorporating
joint mobilization and flexion distraction techniques is an effective
intervention for low back pain relief and restoring disc height for chronic low
back pain sufferers. (6)
Still thinking about back surgery? Think twice. Then contact Dr. Le's Chiropractic & Wellness, L.L.C. today to set up a
chiropractic second opinion appointment about the recommended Auburn
back surgery. A chiropractic treatment plan may be the pre-surgical answer for
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