Baton Rouge Fear of Back Pain Relieved with Spine & Sports Rehab Center

Fear of the “damaged spine.” It’s a most common feeling to have about any number of things in life. Fear avoidance. It’s common for Baton Rouge back pain sufferers. When back pain enters the scene, fear avoidant behavior also creeps in with it. Back pain specialists like your Baton Rouge chiropractic physician are aware of the effects of fear and fear avoidance on Baton Rouge back pain and neck pain patients. Fear prevents Baton Rouge back pain sufferers from doing the simplest things out of concern that they may make the pain worse. The spine is pretty resilient, but when it’s damaged its sturdiness disappears in the mind of its owner. Spine & Sports Rehab Center helps Baton Rouge 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 have pain with something, you try 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 attempt not to move like that to avoid back pain. Avoiding back pain-provoking activity for a Baton Rouge 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 huge deal out of it, he or she does not get trapped in trying to avoid movement, in the fear avoidance cycle. (1) Spine & Sports Rehab Center understands with the Baton Rouge back pain patient who doesn’t want to move too much due to fear that his or her back will hurt again or maybe even worse than before. Spine & Sports Rehab Center successfully gets Baton Rouge back pain sufferers moving and doing their normal activities of daily life one little motion at a time!

Gentle Care and Motion

Spine & Sports Rehab Center incorporates motion into its in-office chiropractic care and its at-home recommendation care. Spine & Sports Rehab 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 sped up the success of manipulation on back pain relief and decreased the use of medication to control the pain. (2) The Baton Rouge chiropractic treatment plan at Spine & Sports Rehab Center involves gentle, comforting 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 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 Spine & Sports Rehab Center. 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 Baton Rouge chiropractic appointment at Spine & Sports Rehab Center to ease your fear of your “damaged back” and help you start moving again!

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