Conservative Care

What is conservative care?

Conservative care is a variety of non-surgical treatments used to manage neck or back conditions. Depending on your condition, you may receive one or more of these treatments:

  • Physical therapy
  • Massage therapy
  • Aquatic therapy
  • Chiropractics
  • Acupuncture
  • Injections
  • Physiatry 

What is interventional pain management?

What is the procedure for conservative care?

If your surgeon decides conservative care is best, he or she will manage your care, or refer you to a physiatrist or pain management specialist for the development of a comprehensive treatment plan.

What conditions is conservative care used for?

What are the benefits of conservative care?

  • In many cases, conservative care can eliminate the need for surgery.
  • Conservative care is less expensive than surgery.
  • Conservative care is typically non-invasive and carries less risk than a surgical procedure.

What are the risks of conservative care?

Conservative care comes with minimal risks when overseen by the appropriate healthcare provider.

Interested in learning more about conservative care and finding out if it is appropriate for you?

Schedule a consultation online or call 206-320-BACK (2225).