Ottawa Stress and Its Contribution to Back Pain

From firefighters to nurses, from children to older folks - and all of us in between - work-related stress is stressful. It affects our experience of pain and often prompts times of back pain and neck pain and back-related and neck-related pain. The practice of Dr. Tim Schneider is here to help suppress the power of work-related stress as much as possible. Ottawa back pain and neck pain patients carry everything – including their stress – with them to The practice of Dr. Tim Schneider. You can, too! Together, we will deal with work-stress and back and neck pain.

WORK-RELATED STRESS

Work-related stress messes with us. It reveals itself through pain. None of us is immune to stress, not even a kid! A kid’s work is being a kid and attending school on the journey to adulthood. Along the way, kids have job-related stress. The pressures of grades and friends and news and learning problems get to them. Adolescents get low back pain, too. Depression, anxiety, coercion, uneasy relationships, extreme academic pressures, and disappointing school lives may all set college students up for chronic low back pain. (1) 11% of firefighters reported moderate to extremely severe work-related stress. 40% described musculoskeletal symptoms with back pain being the most mentioned. More stress correlated with more such symptoms. (2) Trash collectors said they had back pain issues – upper back pain 89%, shoulder pain 81%, wrist/hand pain 79%, neck pain 68% - which stressed them out more. (3) Researchers discovered that psychological factors and fear-avoidance behaviors contributed to 11.8% of nursing care facility workers’ stating that chronic low back pain interfered with their work. (4) It’s an unusual person whose job is pure happiness and stress-free. The rest of us find ways to cope. Your Ottawa chiropractor is by your side.

CHIROPRACTIC FOR THE STRESSED

Chiropractors like yours at The practice of Dr. Tim Schneider see stressed-out patients. One study stated that more than 30% of chiropractic patients said they were moderately to severely stressed. Over 50% felt stress played a moderate or greater role in their current pain. 71% stated that it would be beneficial if their chiropractic care included stress-coping strategies. 44% were interested in participating in a course to boost their stress management skills. (5) Chiropractic care is offered to all, regardless of age or profession. Your Ottawa chiropractor is prepared to diagnose the physical cause of back pain and neck pain and to correlate any work-related stress that may be influencing your Ottawa back pain and neck pain. The discussion of how to better cope with stress via lifestyle changes, exercise, etc., helps many Ottawa back pain and neck pain patients improve with the Ottawa chiropractic treatment plan.  

CONTACT The practice of Dr. Tim Schneider

Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Robert Hayden  on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson who enjoys working with the toughest, stressed-out back pain and neck pain patients with the Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management as part of the chiropractic treatment plan.

Schedule your Ottawa chiropractic appointment. The practice of Dr. Tim Schneider welcomes everyone suffering with Ottawa back pain and neck pain conditions. Together, we will make a treatment plan for your relief.

The practice of Dr. Tim Schneider cares for Ottawa back pain patients who are stressed-out find relief and control of their pain.
 
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