Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc Encourages Adding Mindfulness to Chiropractic Back Pain Care03/09/2021Mind-body-SPINE connection. We hear much about the mind-body connection. Since we’re part of the chiropractic profession, Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc adds “spine” to this connection, making it much more specific to what we observe in our Fort Wayne back pain and neck pain patients. When the spine hurts, the mind and body cannot help but hurt, too. Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc designs individualized Fort Wayne chiropractic treatment plans for spine pain, back pain, neck pain and related arm and leg pain sufferers that incorporate chiropractic treatment, home exercise, and nutrition. Adding mindfulness practices to these spine care practices is often helpful and supported. MIND-BODY-SPINE PAIN Spine pain, back pain, neck pain tires a person. Pain often keeps a sufferer from doing what he or she wants/needs to do and from enjoying life. When working with your Fort Wayne chiropractor at Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc on the physical pain relief, a back pain sufferer can choose a mindful approach to coping with the mind and its struggle with the pain and associated depression and/or varying levels of sadness is found to be helpful. In a study of mindfulness-based therapy specifically for sufferers with lumbar disc herniation related back pain, researchers found that mindfulness-based treatment had a good effect on pain beliefs and psychological well-being. (1) Additionally, researchers discovered that even in countries with well-developed and accessible mental health services, underutilization of those services is common. Use is better than it used to be with all the attention mental health has seen of late. Many do not seek it out as they may. One interesting note about those who do seek help stemmed from their knowing someone with a mental health issue which supportively motivated them to seek help for their own issue. (2) Whether you know someone who has a mental health issue or not, do not avoid reaching out for help with depression related to Fort Wayne back pain. Today, there are numerous options to get help for pain-related depression. Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc offers evidence-based treatment via the Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management to deal with the physical part of spine pain and encourages our Fort Wayne back pain sufferers to consider using a mindfulness practice to cope with the mind’s mental aspect of spine pain. CONTACT Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc Listen to the PODCAST with Dr. James Cox on the Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he describes the spinal care for back pain relief with Cox® Technic and integration of approaches like mindfulness, nutrition, exercise, etc. Make your next Fort Wayne chiropractic appointment with Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc. Managing the “spine” part of the mind-body-spine connection is chiropractic’s strong suit. Including a mindfulness approach is a Fort Wayne chiropractic patient’s choice, one that is proving effective. « View All Spine Articles"This information and website content is not intended to diagnose, guarantee results, or recommend specific treatment or activity. It is designed to educate and inform only. Please consult your physician for a thorough examination leading to a diagnosis and well-planned treatment strategy. See more details on the DISCLAIMER page. Content is reviewed by Dr. James M. Cox I."