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Chicago Fear of Back Pain Relieved with Chiropractic Care

Fear of the “damaged spine.” It’s a most common feeling to have about a lot of things in life. Fear avoidance. It is common in Chicago back pain sufferers. When back pain becomes part of life, fear avoidant behavior also creeps in with it. Back pain specialists like your Chicago chiropractic physician are aware of the influences of fear and fear avoidance on Chicago back pain and neck pain patients. Fear prevents Chicago back pain sufferers from doing the simplest things because they worry that they may experience pain. The spine is pretty sturdy, but when it is damaged its sturdiness fades in the mind of its owner. Chiropractic Care helps Chicago back pain sufferers manage the fear of back pain through information, care, and movement.

The Sense of Fear

Fear itself makes sense. If you suffer pain with something, you strive to avoid that something like shuffling paper in a way that you get a paper cut or bending a certain way that provokes leg pain. If you suffer with back pain when you move, you attempt not to move like that to avoid back pain. Avoiding back pain-producing activity for a Chicago back pain sufferer wanting to protect his or her damaged back makes good sense. Researchers explain though that if a back pain sufferer feels pain in the early days of back pain and does not make a huge deal out of it, he or she does not get trapped in trying to avoid movement, in the fear avoidance cycle. (1) Chiropractic Care understands with the Chicago back pain patient who does not want to move too much out of fear that his or her back will hurt again or maybe even worse than that last time. Chiropractic Care positively gets Chicago back pain sufferers moving and performing their normal activities of daily life one tiny motion at a time!

Gentle Care and Motion

Chiropractic Care joins motion into its in-office chiropractic care and its at-home recommendation care. Chiropractic Care is all about motion and relieving back pain and the fear that accompanies it. Adding manipulation to the treatment of low back pain earlier sped up the effectiveness of manipulation on back pain relief and lowered the use of medication to control the pain. (2) The Chicago chiropractic treatment plan at Chiropractic Care includes gentle, comforting Cox Technic to make larger the spinal canal and lessen pressure on the spinal nerves as well as bring motion back to the spine as the back pain and/or leg pain improves.

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Fear may be a good thing, too. Fear of back surgery may lead a back pain sufferer to pursue non-surgical care as available at Chiropractic Care. Listen in to this podcast of a patient who did not want a second back surgery and found relief with Cox Technic. He even got back to exercising and moving which he stopped due to pain!

Schedule a Chicago chiropractic appointment at Chiropractic Care to ease your fear of your “damaged back” and help you start moving again!

 
 
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