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Carrolltown Fear of Back Pain Relieved with Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation

Fear of the “damaged spine.” It is a most common feeling to have about any number of things in life. Fear avoidance. It’s common in Carrolltown back pain sufferers. When back pain becomes part of life, fear avoidant behavior also creeps in with it. Back pain specialists like your Carrolltown chiropractic physician recognize the effects of fear and fear avoidance on Carrolltown back pain and neck pain patients. Fear keeps Carrolltown back pain sufferers from doing the simplest things out of concern that they may experience pain. The spine is pretty resilient, but when it’s damaged its sturdiness disappears in the mind of its owner. Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation helps Carrolltown back pain sufferers contain the fear of back pain via 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 cauess leg pain. If you have back pain when you move, you attempt not to move like that to avoid back pain. Avoiding back pain-producing activity for a Carrolltown back pain sufferer wanting to protect his or her damaged back makes good sense. Researchers point out though that if a back pain sufferer experiences pain in the early days of back pain and doesn’t make a huge deal out of it, he or she doesn’t get trapped in trying to avoid movement, in the fear avoidance cycle. (1) Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation empathizes with the Carrolltown 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. Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation positively gets Carrolltown back pain sufferers moving and performing their normal activities of daily life one small motion at a time!

Gentle Care and Motion

Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation integrates motion into its in-office chiropractic care and its at-home recommendation care. Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation is all about motion and relieving back pain and the fear that accompanies it. Incorporating manipulation to the treatment of low back pain earlier increased the success of manipulation on back pain relief and decreased the use of medication to control the pain. (2) The Carrolltown chiropractic treatment plan at Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation includes gentle, soothing Cox Technic to make larger the spinal canal and reduce pressure on the spinal nerves and 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 spur a back pain sufferer to pursue non-surgical care as available at Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation. 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 Carrolltown chiropractic appointment at Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation to ease your fear of your “damaged back” and help you start moving again!

 
 
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