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Ashburn Fear of Back Pain Relieved with Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn

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 Ashburn back pain sufferers. When back pain enters the scene, fear avoidant behavior tends to creep in with it. Back pain specialists like your Ashburn chiropractic physician are aware of the effects of fear and fear avoidance on Ashburn back pain and neck pain patients. Fear limits Ashburn back pain sufferers from doing the simplest things out of concern that they may experience pain. The spine is pretty resilient, but when it is damaged its sturdiness fades in the mind of its owner. Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn assists Ashburn back pain sufferers cope with 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 try to avoid that something like shuffling paper in a way that you get a paper cut or bending a certain way that cauess leg pain. If you experience back pain when you move, you attempt not to move like that to avoid back pain. Avoiding back pain-producing activity for a Ashburn back pain sufferer wanting to protect his or her damaged back makes good sense. Researchers point out though that if a back pain sufferer feels pain in the early days of back pain and does not 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) Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn understands with the Ashburn 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 that last time. Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn positively gets Ashburn back pain sufferers moving and doing their normal activities of daily life one little motion at a time!

Gentle Care and Motion

Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn incorporates motion into its in-office chiropractic care and its at-home recommendation care. Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn is all about motion and easing back pain and the fear that goes along with it. Adding manipulation to the treatment of low back pain earlier increased the success of manipulation on back pain relief and lowered the use of medication to control the pain. (2) The Ashburn chiropractic treatment plan at Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn involves gentle, soothing Cox Technic to open the spinal canal and lessen 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 get a back pain sufferer to pursue non-surgical care as available at Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn. 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 Ashburn chiropractic appointment at Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn to ease your fear of your “damaged back” and help you start moving again!

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