Fear of the “damaged spine.” It’s a most common feeling to have about any number of things in life. Fear avoidance. It is common for Nashua back pain sufferers. When back pain enters the scene, fear avoidant behavior also creeps in with it. Back pain specialists like your Nashua chiropractic physician are aware of the influences of fear and fear avoidance on Nashua back pain and neck pain patients. Fear keeps Nashua back pain sufferers from doing the simplest things because they worry that they may hurt. The spine is pretty sturdy, but when it is damaged its resiliency fades in the mind of its owner. Moriarty Chiropractic assists Nashua back pain sufferers contain 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 attempt 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 experience back pain when you move, you seek not to move like that to avoid back pain. Avoiding back pain-producing activity for a Nashua back pain sufferer wanting to protect his or her damaged back makes good sense. Researchers explain though that if a back pain sufferer feels pain in the early days of back pain and doesn’t make a big deal out of it, he or she doesn’t get caught in trying to avoid movement, in the fear avoidance cycle. (1) Moriarty Chiropractic empathizes with the Nashua 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 before. Moriarty Chiropractic positively gets Nashua back pain sufferers moving and performing their normal activities of daily life one tiny motion at a time!
Gentle Care and Motion
Moriarty Chiropractic joins motion into its in-office chiropractic care and its at-home recommendation care. Moriarty 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 Nashua chiropractic treatment plan at Moriarty Chiropractic encompasses gentle, comforting Cox Technic to make larger 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 improves.
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Fear may be a good thing, too. Fear of back surgery may spur a back pain sufferer to seek non-surgical care as available at Moriarty Chiropractic. Listen in to this podcast of a patient who didn’t 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 Nashua chiropractic appointment at Moriarty Chiropractic to lessen your fear of your “damaged back” and help you start moving again!