Ottawa Fear of Back Pain Relieved with The practice of Dr. Tim Schneider

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 in Ottawa back pain sufferers. When back pain enters the scene, fear avoidant behavior tends to creep in with it. Back pain specialists like your Ottawa chiropractic physician recognize the influences of fear and fear avoidance on Ottawa back pain and neck pain patients. Fear limits Ottawa back pain sufferers from doing the simplest things because they worry that they may experience pain. The spine is pretty sturdy, but when it is damaged its resiliency fades in the mind of its owner. The practice of Dr. Tim Schneider helps Ottawa back pain sufferers contain the fear of back pain via information, care, and movement.

The Sense of Fear

Fear itself makes sense. If you experience 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 provokes leg pain. If you feel back pain when you move, you try not to move like that to avoid back pain. Avoiding back pain-provoking activity for a Ottawa 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 huge deal out of it, he or she does not get trapped in trying to avoid movement, in the fear avoidance cycle. (1) The practice of Dr. Tim Schneider empathizes with the Ottawa back pain patient who doesn’t desire to move too much due to fear that his or her back will hurt again or maybe even worse than that last time. The practice of Dr. Tim Schneider successfully gets Ottawa back pain sufferers moving and performing their normal activities of daily life one small motion at a time!

Gentle Care and Motion

The practice of Dr. Tim Schneider incorporates motion into its in-office chiropractic care and its at-home recommendation care. The practice of Dr. Tim Schneider is all about motion and relieving back pain and the fear that goes along with it. Incorporating manipulation to the treatment of low back pain earlier sped up the effectiveness of manipulation on back pain relief and decreased the use of medication to control the pain. (2) The Ottawa chiropractic treatment plan at The practice of Dr. Tim Schneider encompasses gentle, comforting Cox Technic to make larger 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 get a back pain sufferer to pursue non-surgical care like that offered at The practice of Dr. Tim Schneider. Listen in to this podcast of a patient who did not want a second back surgery and found relief with Cox Technic. He even got back to exercising and moving which he stopped due to pain!

Schedule a Ottawa chiropractic appointment at The practice of Dr. Tim Schneider to lessen your fear of your “damaged back” and help you start moving again!

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