Oxford Depression due to Back Pain Helped with Cox® Technic

The mind-body connection. It’s real. And in no other condition than one related to the spine is this more real. The spine is the support for the body. When it hurts, the body knows it. Satterwhite Chiropractic knows it, too. Oxford back pain and neck pain and spine-related pain patients know it, too. Our chiropractic treatment plan for spine-related pain efficiently reduces both body and mind pain to let our patients discover a satisfying quality of life. Back pain’s depression often is eased with our Cox® Technic System of decompression.

MIND AND BODY: DEPRESSION IN BACK PAIN PATIENTS

Top causes of disability globally include musculoskeletal diseases and mental disorders like anxiety and depression. An analysis of a specific set of patients, those with lumbar spondylolisthesis, showed how anxiety and depression change a person’s well-being. Emotional distress and disability that patients feel negatively impacts their overall well-being. (1) A new review of medical studies connects these two issues, too. Anxiety and cervical/lumbar disc herniation, mood/anxiety and lower bone mineral density in men, chronic low back pain and depression, life satisfaction improvement and bone loss prevention in postmenopausal women, quality of life decline and multiple osteoporotic fractures. Adults over 45 old with musculoskeletal diseases mentally struggle with the impact these issues have on their lifestyle. (2) That’s where chiropractic care helps. Satterwhite Chiropractic offers evidence-based chiropractic care in the form of the Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management to alleviate pain and place control of its effect on our back pain patients’ lives back into their hands. There is hope. There is life during and after treatment. Satterwhite Chiropractic is here for our Oxford back pain patients all along the way. Using anti-depressants – anti-cholinergic drugs - may not be the answer for depressed patients. They are shown to increase the risk of dementia with long-term use. These drugs impede the neurotransmitter acetylcholine in the central and peripheral nervous system. (3) We all need clear minds to deal with life with and without back pain.

THE DEPRESSION AND ANXIETY OF BACK PAIN

Depression and anxiety are states of mind most everyone contends with at some point in life. For chronic low back pain patients, depression and anxiety often go hand-in-hand with their pain experience. Logically, higher levels of depression often come from more pain and a lower sense of personal control of pain and overall health. More anxiety often comes from stronger beliefs about negative results of illness, negative emotional views of the illness, and depression. These conclusions support the need for more honest advising of chronic back pain patients. (4) You can trust Satterwhite Chiropractic to be honest!

HELP FOR DEPRESSION: Oxford CHIROPRACTIC CARE

Help for back pain depression is built into the chiropractic treatment plan, especially exercise. Exercise is valuable for the body. That is an accepted fact. Is exercise good for the mind? For those of us dealing with chronic low back pain – Oxford chiropractic patients and your Oxford chiropractor – the more exact wonder is whether exercise is good for chronic low back pain patients’ minds. A new study reports that symptoms of depression were decreased in such adults who used exercise (low dose) and manual therapy and/or general strengthening and moderate exercise. (5) Neither came out superior. Both indicated promise in lessening depression. That’s good news. Satterwhite Chiropractic makes sure that Oxford chiropractic patients get this and delivers safe, gentle, effective, pain-relieving treatment.

CONTACT Satterwhite Chiropractic

Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Casey Johnston on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson who presents a patient who has gone through more than one episode of back pain and keeps going with conservative, non-surgical chiropractic care using gentle Cox® Technic to control his spine-related pain and not let it control him.

Schedule a Oxford chiropractic appointment with Satterwhite Chiropractic today. Our Cox® Technic decompression spinal manipulation will help ease your back pain related depression. Plus, your mind and body will be glad you did. Really!

 
Oxford depression that accompanies chronic back pain often resolves with our chiropractic treatment plan’s Cox® Technic Flexion Distraction and Decompression. 
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