Oxford Fear of Back Pain Relieved with Satterwhite Chiropractic

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 for Oxford back pain sufferers. When back pain becomes part of life, fear avoidant behavior also creeps in with it. Back pain specialists like your Oxford chiropractic physician are aware of the influences of fear and fear avoidance on Oxford back pain and neck pain patients. Fear prevents Oxford back pain sufferers from doing the simplest things because they worry that they may hurt. The spine is rather sturdy, but when it is damaged its resiliency disappears in the mind of its owner. Satterwhite Chiropractic assists Oxford back pain sufferers cope with the fear of back pain with information, care, and movement.

The Sense of Fear

Fear itself makes sense. If you experience pain with something, you strive to avoid that something like shuffling paper in a way that you get a paper cut or bending a certain way that aggravates leg pain. If you feel back pain when you move, you seek not to move like that to avoid back pain. Avoiding back pain-provoking activity for a Oxford back pain sufferer wanting to protect his or her damaged back makes good sense. Researchers explain though that if a back pain sufferer has pain in the early days of back pain and does not make a big deal out of it, he or she does not get trapped in trying to avoid movement, in the fear avoidance cycle. (1) Satterwhite Chiropractic empathizes with the Oxford back pain patient who doesn’t want to move too much because of fear that his or her back will hurt again or maybe even worse than before. Satterwhite Chiropractic successfully gets Oxford back pain sufferers moving and doing their normal activities of daily life one small motion at a time!

Gentle Care and Motion

Satterwhite Chiropractic integrates motion into its in-office chiropractic care and its at-home recommendation care. Satterwhite Chiropractic is all about motion and relieving back pain and the fear that accompanies it. Incorporating manipulation to the treatment of low back pain earlier sped up the effectiveness of manipulation on back pain relief and decreased the use of medication to manage the pain. (2) The Oxford chiropractic treatment plan at Satterwhite Chiropractic encompasses gentle, comforting Cox Technic to make larger the spinal canal and reduce pressure on the spinal nerves as well as bring motion back to the spine as the back pain and/or leg pain improves.

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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 Satterwhite Chiropractic. Listen in to this podcast of a patient who did not want a second back surgery and found relief with Cox Technic. He even got back to exercising and moving which he stopped due to pain!

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

 
 
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