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New York Fear of Back Pain Relieved with Dr. Gary Stefanick

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 for New York back pain sufferers. When back pain enters the scene, fear avoidant behavior also creeps in with it. Back pain specialists like your New York chiropractic physician are aware of the effects of fear and fear avoidance on New York back pain and neck pain patients. Fear limits New York back pain sufferers from doing the simplest things because they worry that they may hurt. The spine is pretty resilient, but when it is damaged its resiliency disappears in the mind of its owner. Dr. Gary Stefanick helps New York 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 suffer 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 provokes leg pain. If you feel back pain when you move, you seek not to move like that to avoid back pain. Avoiding back pain-provoking activity for a New York 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 doesn’t 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) Dr. Gary Stefanick empathizes with the New York back pain patient who doesn’t desire to move too much because of fear that his or her back will hurt again or maybe even worse than that last time. Dr. Gary Stefanick successfully gets New York back pain sufferers moving and doing their normal activities of daily life one tiny motion at a time!

Gentle Care and Motion

Dr. Gary Stefanick incorporates motion into its in-office chiropractic care and its at-home recommendation care. Dr. Gary Stefanick 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 control the pain. (2) The New York chiropractic treatment plan at Dr. Gary Stefanick involves gentle, soothing Cox Technic to make larger 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 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 like that offered at Dr. Gary Stefanick. Listen in to this podcast of a patient who didn’t 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 New York chiropractic appointment at Dr. Gary Stefanick to lessen your fear of your “damaged back” and get you moving!

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