KINESIOPHOBIA. Now, there’s a word! It
denote fear that moving may cause pain. It’s something
your Richmond chiropractor works with Richmond back pain
patients all the time. It’s vital to
move and not fear movement. Life is motion. Motion is life. Movement is important,
and Johnson Chiropractic is all about getting our chiropractic
patients moving and keeping them moving.
FEAR OF MOVING…AND MORE
Chronic back pain doesn’t just alter
the back and spine. It influences the back pain sufferer’s
emotions and physicality, too.
Kinesiophobia is a more extreme fear of pain or re-injury upon movement.
No doubt such fear alters the
back pain sufferer’s quality of life, disability and pain intensity. But by
how much? Researchers report significantly.
(1) Johnson Chiropractic gets it. It’s wise
to not desire to trigger such back pain if one can avoid
it. Johnson Chiropractic encourages slow but sure
return to usual life motions and to take it one day at
MOVEMENT IS PART OF THE Richmond CHIROPRACTIC TREATMENT
Johnson Chiropractic shares that research studies revealed
improvement in walking capacity with non-surgical care for patients with lumbar
spinal stenosis. This would certainly be well received
by Richmond back pain patients who have lumbar
spine stenosis, the most common reason for spine surgery in US
adults. Manual therapy and
individualized exercise programs offered better
short-term symptom improvement, physical function and walking capacity than
medical care or group exercise. (2)
BALANCE, MUSCLE AND BACK PAIN
Individualized treatment plans are superior to reduce
pain and return motion and function. Doctors like your
Richmond chiropractor at Johnson Chiropractic test muscle
activation and balance ability with a one-legged balance posture
in older patients and those with chronic low back pain
because it’s known that chronic low back
pain patients and older people are different in their
muscle responses to various physical tasks than those who
don’t have chronic low back pain. Chronic low back
pain sufferers undergo balance issues, too.
Their trunk muscle activation during balance tasks is worse. (3) Johnson Chiropractic
can discover much about Richmond back pain patient’s
condition with some of the simplest tests…and
individualize the treatment plan as necessary: Cox® Technic,
nutrition and exercise.
CONTACT Johnson Chiropractic
Listen to this PODCAST on The Back Doctors' Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson. Dr. Kyle Pankonin shares how he helped female farmer keep
moving and maintaining her farm.