New York City Fear of Back Pain Relieved with Innate Wisdom

Fear of the “damaged spine.” It is a most common feeling to have about a lot of things in life. Fear avoidance. It is common in New York City back pain sufferers. When back pain enters the scene, fear avoidant behavior also creeps in with it. Back pain specialists like your New York City chiropractic physician are aware of the influences of fear and fear avoidance on New York City back pain and neck pain patients. Fear limits New York City back pain sufferers from doing the simplest things out of concern that they may hurt. The spine is pretty sturdy, but when it is damaged its resiliency disappears in the mind of its owner. Innate Wisdom assists New York City back pain sufferers cope with the fear of back pain through information, care, and movement.

The Sense of Fear

Fear itself makes sense. If you feel pain with something, you strive 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 suffer with back pain when you move, you try not to move like that to avoid back pain. Avoiding back pain-producing activity for a New York City 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 big deal out of it, he or she does not get caught in trying to avoid movement, in the fear avoidance cycle. (1) Innate Wisdom understands with the New York City back pain patient who does not want to move too much because of fear that his or her back will hurt again or maybe even worse than before. Innate Wisdom successfully gets New York City back pain sufferers moving and doing their normal activities of daily life one small motion at a time!

Gentle Care and Motion

Innate Wisdom incorporates motion into its in-office chiropractic care and its at-home recommendation care. Innate Wisdom is all about motion and easing back pain and the fear that goes along with 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 manage the pain. (2) The New York City chiropractic treatment plan at Innate Wisdom encompasses gentle, soothing Cox Technic to make larger the spinal canal and reduce 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 as available at Innate Wisdom. 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 stopped due to pain!

Schedule a New York City chiropractic appointment at Innate Wisdom to ease your fear of your “damaged back” and help you start moving again!

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