Baton Rouge Fear of Back Pain Relieved with Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation

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 in Baton Rouge back pain sufferers. When back pain becomes part of life, fear avoidant behavior tends to creep in with it. Back pain specialists like your Baton Rouge chiropractic physician recognize the influences 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 is damaged its resiliency fades in the mind of its owner. Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation assists Baton Rouge back pain sufferers contain the fear of back pain with 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 elicits leg pain. If you have back pain when you move, you try not to move like that to avoid back pain. Avoiding back pain-producing activity for a Baton Rouge back pain sufferer wanting to protect his or her damaged back makes good sense. Researchers explain 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 caught in trying to avoid movement, in the fear avoidance cycle. (1) Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation empathizes with the Baton Rouge back pain patient who does not desire to move too much out of fear that his or her back will hurt again or maybe even worse than that last time. Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation successfully gets Baton Rouge back pain sufferers moving and doing their normal activities of daily life one tiny motion at a time!

Gentle Care and Motion

Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation joins motion into its in-office chiropractic care and its at-home recommendation care. Capitol Spine & 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 enhanced the effectiveness of manipulation on back pain relief and decreased the use of medication to manage the pain. (2) The Baton Rouge chiropractic treatment plan at Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation encompasses gentle, soothing Cox Technic to make larger the spinal canal and lighten 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 spur a back pain sufferer to pursue non-surgical care like that offered at Capitol Spine & 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 stopped due to pain!

Schedule a Baton Rouge chiropractic appointment at Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation to ease your fear of your “damaged back” and help you start moving again!

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