Post-Surgical Conditions

Surgery can be a life-altering event. If you are dealing with post-surgical conditions, the chiropractic team at Innate Health and Wellness can help. We provide pain management techniques that can assist with the healing process from surgery in McBaine, Woodlandville, Midway, Columbia, Prathersville, and the surrounding areas of MO. Keep reading to learn more.

Common Post-Surgical Conditions

Following surgery, you may find that you are dealing with new conditions as a result of your operation. These post-surgical conditions can be difficult to deal with. Let's look at some of the most common types of post-surgical issues.


Pain is the most common problem you will likely deal with after your surgery. The body has just been through a trauma, and it will need time to heal. This is a natural process, and it is important to remember that pain is a natural result. Although you will certainly want to find ways to manage your pain, you should not expect to be pain-free right after surgery.

Scar Tissue

Another issue you may face is scar tissue. Scar tissue is also a natural result of surgery, but it is important that you deal with scar tissue in a healthy, appropriate way. Scar tissue can become very stiff and impact mobility in certain parts of the body if the right amount of exercise is not applied to the area.

Mobility Issues

Following surgery, you will not be able to be as active as usual. This lack of mobility will lead to a more severe lack of mobility unless you start incorporating the right amounts of exercise at the right times.

Although it is difficult to get going with exercise right after surgery, you should remember that your body was made to move. Becoming sedentary after surgery is the worst thing you can do for your health or recovery.

Can a Chiropractor Help with Post-Surgical Conditions?

Chiropractic care can help you find all-natural ways to deal with pain and increase your mobility following surgery. Treatments such as spinal adjustment, massage therapy, hot/cold treatment, stretching, and exercise will speed the healing process and get you back to a state of healthy activity quickly.

Call Us Today

If you would like to learn more about our services, or if you need to schedule an appointment, please contact Innate Health and Wellness at (573) 808-7121. We serve McBaine, Woodlandville, Midway, Columbia, Prathersville, and the surrounding areas.

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