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Watertown Fear of Back Pain Relieved with Watertown Wellness Center

Fear of the “damaged spine.” It’s a most common feeling to have about any number of things in life. Fear avoidance. It is common in Watertown back pain sufferers. When back pain becomes part of life, fear avoidant behavior also creeps in with it. Back pain specialists like your Watertown chiropractic physician are aware of the effects of fear and fear avoidance on Watertown back pain and neck pain patients. Fear prevents Watertown back pain sufferers from doing the simplest things out of concern that they may make the pain worse. The spine is rather sturdy, but when it is damaged its sturdiness disappears in the mind of its owner. Watertown Wellness Center helps Watertown back pain sufferers contain the fear of back pain with information, care, and movement.

The Sense of Fear

Fear itself makes sense. If you suffer pain with something, you attempt 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 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 Watertown back pain sufferer wanting to protect his or her damaged back makes good sense. Researchers explain though that if a back pain sufferer feels 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) Watertown Wellness Center understands with the Watertown back pain patient who does not desire to move too much because of fear that his or her back will hurt again or maybe even worse than that last time. Watertown Wellness Center successfully gets Watertown back pain sufferers moving and performing their normal activities of daily life one small motion at a time!

Gentle Care and Motion

Watertown Wellness Center joins motion into its in-office chiropractic care and its at-home recommendation care. Watertown Wellness Center 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 success of manipulation on back pain relief and decreased the use of medication to control the pain. (2) The Watertown chiropractic treatment plan at Watertown Wellness Center encompasses gentle, comforting Cox Technic to make larger the spinal canal and relieve pressure on the spinal nerves and 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 Watertown Wellness Center. Listen in to this podcast of a patient who didn’t want a second back surgery and found relief with Cox Technic. He even got back to exercising and moving which he quit due to pain!

Schedule a Watertown chiropractic appointment at Watertown Wellness Center to ease your fear of your “damaged back” and help you start moving again!

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