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McHenry Fear of Back Pain Relieved with OrthoIllinois Chiropractic

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 for McHenry back pain sufferers. When back pain becomes part of life, fear avoidant behavior also creeps in with it. Back pain specialists like your McHenry chiropractic physician recognize the effects of fear and fear avoidance on McHenry back pain and neck pain patients. Fear keeps McHenry back pain sufferers from doing the simplest things out of concern that they may make the pain worse. The spine is rather resilient, but when it is damaged its sturdiness disappears in the mind of its owner. OrthoIllinois Chiropractic helps McHenry back pain sufferers manage 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 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 suffer with back pain when you move, you seek not to move like that to avoid back pain. Avoiding back pain-producing activity for a McHenry 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 doesn’t 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) OrthoIllinois Chiropractic understands with the McHenry back pain patient who doesn’t desire to move too much because of fear that his or her back will hurt again or maybe even worse than that last time. OrthoIllinois Chiropractic successfully gets McHenry back pain sufferers moving and doing their normal activities of daily life one small motion at a time!

Gentle Care and Motion

OrthoIllinois Chiropractic incorporates motion into its in-office chiropractic care and its at-home recommendation care. OrthoIllinois 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 increased the effectiveness of manipulation on back pain relief and lowered the use of medication to control the pain. (2) The McHenry chiropractic treatment plan at OrthoIllinois Chiropractic encompasses gentle, soothing Cox Technic to open 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 eases.

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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 OrthoIllinois Chiropractic. Listen in to this podcast of a patient who did not want a second back surgery and got relief with Cox Technic. He even returned to exercising and moving which he quit due to pain!

Schedule a McHenry chiropractic appointment at OrthoIllinois Chiropractic to ease your fear of your “damaged back” and get you moving!

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