Sheldon Road Chiropractic & Massage Therapy's Blog

Posts for: October, 2018

October 22, 2018
Category: Chiropractor

Many people experience neck or back pain related to spinal disc problems. Such problems can be due to an injury, accident, or medical disc surgery alternativescondition. In certain cases, spinal disc surgery is the best option for delivering long-term relief from disc-related neck and back pain. However, surgery is not the only option as there are several effective alternatives to disc surgery. At Sheldon Road Chiropractic and Massage Therapy, Dr. George Kollias, Dr. Autumn Scaz, and Dr. Elizabeth Gionfriddo are your chiropractors in Tampa, FL.

Chiropractic Care

Chiropractic care is one effective alternative to disc surgery. It can help alleviate neck and back pain associated with spinal disc problems. Chiropractic care includes a range of techniques and therapies for adjusting the spine to improve alignment, which can provide relief from pain and discomfort.

Massage Therapy

Massage therapy is another effective option for treating neck and back pain that avoids surgery. Massage therapy involves manipulation of the body’s soft tissues through massage techniques in order to alleviate pain and discomfort. One type of massage therapy called traction massage is especially helpful for stretching the back muscles. Traction massage is sometimes used prior to chiropractic spinal adjustments to relax the back muscles and aid in spinal adjustment.

Other Alternative Treatments

There are several other alternatives to disc surgery beyond chiropractic techniques and massage therapy. Other options include laser therapy and spinal decompression therapy, among others. Laser therapy helps rejuvenate damaged cells and reduce inflammation, which can alleviate pain. It is an effective option for treating disc-related injuries or disease. Spinal decompression therapy can be used to treat more serious neck and back pain related conditions, such as herniated discs, bulging discs, sciatica, and degenerative disc disease.

Several alternatives to disc surgery are available for treating different disc-related conditions and problems that are causing back or neck pain. To learn more about disc surgery alternatives in Tampa, schedule a consultation with Dr. Kollias, Dr. Scaz, or Dr. Gionfriddo by calling Sheldon Road Chiropractic and Massage Therapy at (813) 884-1457.

October has been special with *two* massage drawings taking place simultaneously!

First, for our National Chiropractic Month massage drawing the lucky winner is Meaghan Leto! Congratulations!!

As a reminder, for our regular monthly massage drawing all you have to do is "Like" us on Facebook or "Follow" us on Instagram and one winner will be selected randomly around the 15th of every month.  The winner for our regular monthly drawing this October is Becky Thwaites! Congratulations!!

For each of our winners please feel free to call the office and schedule with the therapist of your choice at 813.884.1457.

If you haven't done so already, "Like" us on Facebook here or "Follow" us on Instagram by clicking here to be automatically entered for our future monthly drawings. Thank you everyone and good luck for our next drawing around the 15th of November!