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Fort Wayne Fear of Back Pain Relieved with Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc

September 05, 2017

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 Fort Wayne back pain sufferers. When back pain enters the scene, fear avoidant behavior also creeps in with it. Back pain specialists like your Fort Wayne chiropractic physician recognize the influences of fear and fear avoidance on Fort Wayne back pain and neck pain patients. Fear prevents Fort Wayne back pain sufferers from doing the simplest things because they worry that they may make the pain worse. The spine is pretty resilient, but when it is damaged its resiliency disappears in the mind of its owner. Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc helps Fort Wayne back pain sufferers manage the fear of back pain through information, care, and movement.

The Sense of Fear

Fear itself makes sense. If you have pain with something, you try 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 have back pain when you move, you seek not to move like that to avoid back pain. Avoiding back pain-producing activity for a Fort Wayne back pain sufferer wanting to protect his or her damaged back makes good sense. Researchers point out though that if a back pain sufferer has 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) Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc understands with the Fort Wayne back pain patient who doesn’t desire to move too much out of fear that his or her back will hurt again or maybe even worse than that last time. Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc positively gets Fort Wayne back pain sufferers moving and doing their normal activities of daily life one small motion at a time!

Gentle Care and Motion

Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc integrates motion into its in-office chiropractic care and its at-home recommendation care. Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc is all about motion and easing back pain and the fear that goes along with it. Adding manipulation to the treatment of low back pain earlier enhanced the effectiveness of manipulation on back pain relief and decreased the use of medication to control the pain. (2) The Fort Wayne chiropractic treatment plan at Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc involves gentle, comforting Cox Technic to open the spinal canal and lighten 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 pursue non-surgical care as available at Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc. 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 quit due to pain!

Schedule a Fort Wayne chiropractic appointment at Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc to lessen your fear of your “damaged back” and get you moving!