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So you had an MRI and your back still hurts?

Posted: June 22, 2017
By: Dr. Ruminder Birk

So you had an MRI and your back still hurts.. Now what?

Here's a little known and often surprising fact:

"If you've been waiting months or spent thousands privately to get an MRI in the hope that you'll get rid of your back pain... it's probably going to do very little to help you get rid of the pain or even accurately pin point where the problem is coming from." And even if the MRI did show you that you have bulging discs, experts in back pain will be quick to point out that 99% of the time MRIs are taken lying down and don't reveal what's happening to the disc under pressure. A lying down MRI is not a functional test, and this is why MRIs are known to be very poor at finding the cause of a person's back pain.

The Journal of Family Practice states that: “The overall evidence for the appropriate use of MRI in low back pain is limited and weak, and yet this diagnostic technology is touted by many as being the definitive answer for the question of why someone might be suffering with pain. No wonder so many people are struggling to get rid of their back problems when they go down the conventional route...And this will leave you still suffering with shooting, stabbing and burning pains from the low back, sometimes with additional pain through the buttocks and down the legs with little indication that this is ever going to go away. In severe cases you’ve waited so long for help that you've started to notice muscle wasting or numbness and constant tingling down to the tip of the toes.

There is a better way and you get seen almost immediately... Professional help is available for people with back pain and sciatica in Woodbridge, and it works really well even when you have been diagnosed with disc problems like slipped discs, bulges, herniation's, prolapses etc.

31 year old research from China has shown that these specialist spinal techniques have a 76.8% success rate in treating people suffering from back pain from disc problems. Research conducted in 2014 into more advanced techniques have a 88% success rate even when there are multiple damaged discs involved, and that's with zero recorded adverse events. What are these techniques? Known as "Non-Surgical Re-Constructive Spinal Care", a combination of chiropractic care, spinal decompression, laser therapy, vibration therapy and nutrition. These are the exact techniques used in the Atlantis Wellness Centre of Woodbridge.

Don't suffer a moment longer, the team of fully trained spinal care professional at Atlantis Wellness Centre have helped over 1,000 patients find relief from their agonizing back pain and sciatica, call us today.

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