There is no one diet that can be considered the best treatment for low back pain. The wide range of causes of back pain and the severity of change in each case require treatment methods are specifically tailored to each individual condition. Thus, it is difficult to say that the rest, medication or surgery can be considered as the best options for the treatment of pain in the lower back for every single case that is diagnosed.
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Of course, the point of view of the preference and convenience, doctors hope that rest, therapy and other non-invasive treatments will be adequate to treat most of lower back problems. Indeed, the prescription of rest, therapy and drugs against pain implies that the condition has not progressed beyond the point where it is already necessary surgery. For doctors and patients, this is great news. After all, nobody would want to risk surgery considering all the potential complications that may arise from the procedure.
However, there are also times when surgery is the best treatment for pain in the lower back and other methods will not suffice. This is usually because a herniated disc is damaged enough that it is urgent permanently on nerve roots surrounding its location resulting in extreme and continuous pain. When this happens, rest or drugs may not be sufficient to treat the disease.