KINESIOPHOBIA. That’s big word. It
denote fear that moving may cause pain. It’s something
your Sitka chiropractor works with Sitka back pain
patients all the time. It’s vital to
move and not fear movement. Life is motion. Motion is life. Movement is critical,
and Arctic Chiropractic, Sitka is all about getting our chiropractic
patients moving and keeping them moving.
FEAR OF MOVING…AND MORE
Chronic back pain doesn’t just affect
the back and spine. It affects the back pain sufferer’s
emotions and physicality, too.
Kinesiophobia is a more extreme fear of pain or re-injury upon movement.
Understandably such fear influences the
back pain sufferer’s quality of life, disability and pain intensity. But just
how much? Researchers say significantly.
(1) Arctic Chiropractic, Sitka gets it. It is reasonable
to not desire to trigger such back pain if one can escape
it. Arctic Chiropractic, Sitka encourages slow but sure
return to usual life motions and to take it one day at
MOVEMENT IS PART OF THE Sitka CHIROPRACTIC TREATMENT
Arctic Chiropractic, Sitka reports that research studies revealed
improvement in walking capacity with non-surgical care for patients with lumbar
spinal stenosis. This would certainly be welcomed
by Sitka back pain patients who have lumbar
spine stenosis, the most common reason for spine surgery in US
adults. Manual therapy and
individualized exercise programs provided greater
short-term symptom improvement, physical function and walking capacity than
medical care or group exercise. (2)
BALANCE, MUSCLE AND BACK PAIN
Individualized treatment plans are superior to decrease
pain and return motion and function. Doctors like your
Sitka chiropractor at Arctic Chiropractic, Sitka assess muscle
activation and balance ability with a one-legged balance posture
in older patients and those with chronic low back pain
because it’s known that chronic low back
pain patients and older people respond with different
muscle responses to various physical tasks than those who
don’t have chronic low back pain. Chronic low back
pain sufferers have balance issues, too.
Their trunk muscle activation during balance tasks is lower. (3) Arctic Chiropractic, Sitka
can find out much about Sitka back pain patient’s
condition with some of the simplest tests…and
individualize the treatment plan as required: Cox® Technic,
nutrition and exercise.
CONTACT Arctic Chiropractic, Sitka
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