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San Jose Fear of Back Pain Relieved with Chiropractic Solutions

Fear of the “damaged spine.” It’s a most common feeling to have about a lot of things in life. Fear avoidance. It is common in San Jose back pain sufferers. When back pain enters the scene, fear avoidant behavior tends to creep in with it. Back pain specialists like your San Jose chiropractic physician are aware of the influences of fear and fear avoidance on San Jose back pain and neck pain patients. Fear prevents San Jose back pain sufferers from doing the simplest things because they worry that they may experience pain. The spine is rather resilient, but when it is damaged its resiliency disappears in the mind of its owner. McMurray Chiropractic Solutions helps San Jose back pain sufferers contain the fear of back pain via information, care, and movement.

The Sense of Fear

Fear itself makes sense. If you feel 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 feel back pain when you move, you attempt not to move like that to avoid back pain. Avoiding back pain-producing activity for a San Jose 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 does not 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) McMurray Chiropractic Solutions understands with the San Jose back pain patient who doesn’t want to move too much out of fear that his or her back will hurt again or maybe even worse than before. McMurray Chiropractic Solutions positively gets San Jose back pain sufferers moving and performing their normal activities of daily life one small motion at a time!

Gentle Care and Motion

McMurray Chiropractic Solutions incorporates motion into its in-office chiropractic care and its at-home recommendation care. McMurray Chiropractic Solutions 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 lowered the use of medication to manage the pain. (2) The San Jose chiropractic treatment plan at McMurray Chiropractic Solutions includes gentle, comforting Cox Technic to open the spinal canal and reduce 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 lead a back pain sufferer to pursue non-surgical care as available at McMurray Chiropractic Solutions. Listen in to this podcast of a patient who did not want a second back surgery and found relief with Cox Technic. He even returned to exercising and moving which he quit due to pain!

Schedule a San Jose chiropractic appointment at McMurray Chiropractic Solutions to ease your fear of your “damaged back” and get you moving!

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