Eugene Fear of Back Pain Relieved with Rethwill Chiropractic Clinic

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 Eugene back pain sufferers. When back pain enters the scene, fear avoidant behavior also creeps in with it. Back pain specialists like your Eugene chiropractic physician recognize the influences of fear and fear avoidance on Eugene back pain and neck pain patients. Fear keeps Eugene back pain sufferers from doing the simplest things out of concern that they may hurt. The spine is pretty resilient, but when it is damaged its resiliency disappears in the mind of its owner. Rethwill Chiropractic Clinic helps Eugene back pain sufferers cope with 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 aggravates leg pain. If you have back pain when you move, you try not to move like that to avoid back pain. Avoiding back pain-provoking activity for a Eugene back pain sufferer wanting to protect his or her damaged back makes good sense. Researchers explain though that if a back pain sufferer has pain in the early days of back pain and does not make a big deal out of it, he or she does not get trapped in trying to avoid movement, in the fear avoidance cycle. (1) Rethwill Chiropractic Clinic empathizes with the Eugene back pain patient who doesn’t want to move too much because of fear that his or her back will hurt again or maybe even worse than that last time. Rethwill Chiropractic Clinic successfully gets Eugene back pain sufferers moving and performing their normal activities of daily life one little motion at a time!

Gentle Care and Motion

Rethwill Chiropractic Clinic incorporates motion into its in-office chiropractic care and its at-home recommendation care. Rethwill Chiropractic Clinic 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 sped up the success of manipulation on back pain relief and decreased the use of medication to control the pain. (2) The Eugene chiropractic treatment plan at Rethwill Chiropractic Clinic involves 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 lessens.

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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 Rethwill Chiropractic Clinic. 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 stopped due to pain!

Schedule a Eugene chiropractic appointment at Rethwill Chiropractic Clinic to lessen your fear of your “damaged back” and help you start moving again!

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