Lynchburg Fear of Back Pain Relieved with Palmer Chiropractic Center

Fear of the “damaged spine.” It is a most common feeling to have about any number of things in life. Fear avoidance. It is common for Lynchburg back pain sufferers. When back pain enters the scene, fear avoidant behavior tends to creep in with it. Back pain specialists like your Lynchburg chiropractic physician are aware of the influences of fear and fear avoidance on Lynchburg back pain and neck pain patients. Fear prevents Lynchburg back pain sufferers from doing the simplest things because they worry that they may make the pain worse. The spine is pretty sturdy, but when it is damaged its resiliency disappears in the mind of its owner. Palmer Chiropractic Center assists Lynchburg back pain sufferers cope with the fear of back pain via information, care, and movement.

The Sense of Fear

Fear itself makes sense. If you experience pain with something, you seek to avoid that something like shuffling paper in a way that you get a paper cut or bending a certain way that produces leg pain. If you experience back pain when you move, you try not to move like that to avoid back pain. Avoiding back pain-provoking activity for a Lynchburg 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 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) Palmer Chiropractic Center empathizes with the Lynchburg 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. Palmer Chiropractic Center successfully gets Lynchburg back pain sufferers moving and doing their normal activities of daily life one little motion at a time!

Gentle Care and Motion

Palmer Chiropractic Center incorporates motion into its in-office chiropractic care and its at-home recommendation care. Palmer Chiropractic Center is all about motion and relieving back pain and the fear that accompanies it. Adding manipulation to the treatment of low back pain earlier enhanced the success of manipulation on back pain relief and decreased the use of medication to control the pain. (2) The Lynchburg chiropractic treatment plan at Palmer Chiropractic Center includes gentle, soothing Cox Technic to make larger the spinal canal and lessen 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 like that offered at Palmer Chiropractic Center. Listen in to this podcast of a patient who didn’t want a second back surgery and found relief with Cox Technic. He even returned to exercising and moving which he stopped due to pain!

Schedule a Lynchburg chiropractic appointment at Palmer Chiropractic Center to ease your fear of your “damaged back” and help you start moving again!

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