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Sitka Fear of Back Pain Relieved with Arctic Chiropractic, Sitka

Fear of the “damaged spine.” It’s a most common feeling to have about a lot of things in life. Fear avoidance. It’s common in Sitka back pain sufferers. When back pain enters the scene, fear avoidant behavior tends to creep in with it. Back pain specialists like your Sitka chiropractic physician are aware of the influences of fear and fear avoidance on Sitka back pain and neck pain patients. Fear prevents Sitka back pain sufferers from doing the simplest things out of concern that they may hurt. The spine is pretty resilient, but when it’s damaged its sturdiness fades in the mind of its owner. Arctic Chiropractic, Sitka helps Sitka back pain sufferers manage the fear of back pain via information, care, and movement.

The Sense of Fear

Fear itself makes sense. If you feel pain with something, you attempt to avoid that something like shuffling paper in a way that you get a paper cut or bending a certain way that cauess leg pain. If you suffer with back pain when you move, you try not to move like that to avoid back pain. Avoiding back pain-producing activity for a Sitka back pain sufferer wanting to protect his or her damaged back makes good sense. Researchers point out though that if a back pain sufferer experiences pain in the early days of back pain and does not make a huge deal out of it, he or she doesn’t get caught in trying to avoid movement, in the fear avoidance cycle. (1) Arctic Chiropractic, Sitka empathizes with the Sitka 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 before. Arctic Chiropractic, Sitka successfully gets Sitka back pain sufferers moving and performing their normal activities of daily life one tiny motion at a time!

Gentle Care and Motion

Arctic Chiropractic, Sitka incorporates motion into its in-office chiropractic care and its at-home recommendation care. Arctic Chiropractic, Sitka is all about motion and relieving back pain and the fear that goes along with 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 manage the pain. (2) The Sitka chiropractic treatment plan at Arctic Chiropractic, Sitka involves 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 eases.

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

Schedule a Sitka chiropractic appointment at Arctic Chiropractic, Sitka to lessen your fear of your “damaged back” and get you moving!

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