Surgery can and should be avoided at all costs!
few natural therapies that you should definately try:
1. Tulsi (Herbal Supplement)
2. Hydrogen Therapy (Beats any nebulaizer)
check hydrogenmedicine.info for good info from Dr. Sircus
3. PEMF Therapy
Lastly you can also try PEMF therapy, which works wonders in many cases. Good comparison site for PEMF is PEMF-Devices.com and a great brand in EarthPulse. Read EarthPulse Reviews.
4. Organic Sulfur
It's very promising for almost everything and everyone should have some: