Taking a look at an alternative to getting back surgery
Should I have back surgery?
It’s a big question, but after reading the article below you might be surprised to hear that Surgeon Ian Harris says many people considering spinal surgery for back pain should think carefully. He says that the evidence that back surgery will actually help you is very limited and that it might be nothing more than a placebo.
What are the alternatives to surgery?
It’s easy to start considering the surgical route when your back is giving you constant pain and having a considerable impact on the quality of your life but have you considered trying any alternatives first?
One alternative is Structural Bodywork which uses deep tissue manipulation techniques to undo long term tension held in the muscles and connective tissue and helps to reduce the strain patterns we can develop in our bodies which can lead to poor posture and back pain.
Check out this article before taking the surgical route to help your back pain and you may reconsider your options.