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Arctic Chiropractic, Sitka Calms Patients Fear Of Returned Back Pain With Chiropractic Care

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.


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 a time.


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)


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.

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Schedule your Sitka chiropractic appointment at Arctic Chiropractic, Sitka. Arctic Chiropractic, Sitka helps Sitka back pain patients get away from the extremeness of kinesiophobia and into the simplest of movements for a less painful life.
Sitka back pain patients who fear moving may cause pain – kinesiophobia – often get over that fear with chiropractic care at Arctic Chiropractic, Sitka. 
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