Executive Chiropractic of Iowa Calms Patients Fear Of Returned Back Pain With Chiropractic Care

KINESIOPHOBIA. That’s big word. It denote fear that moving may cause pain. It’s something your West Des Moines chiropractor works with West Des Moines back pain patients every day. It’s vital to move and not fear movement. Life is motion. Motion is life. Movement is necessary, and Executive Chiropractic of Iowa is all about getting our chiropractic patients moving and keeping them moving.


Chronic back pain doesn’t just affect 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 affects the back pain sufferer’s quality of life, disability and pain intensity. But just how much? Researchers write that it is altered significantly. (1) Executive Chiropractic of Iowa understands. It is wise to not want to trigger such back pain if one can avoid it. Executive Chiropractic of Iowa encourages slow but sure return to usual life motions and to do it one day at a time.


Executive Chiropractic of Iowa shares that research studies divulged improvement in walking capacity with non-surgical care for patients with lumbar spinal stenosis. This would certainly be welcomed by West Des Moines back pain patients suffering with lumbar spine stenosis, the most common reason for spine surgery in US adults.  Manual therapy and individualized exercise programs provided better short-term symptom improvement, physical function and walking capacity than medical care or group exercise. (2)


Individualized treatment plans are superior to reduce pain and return motion and function. Doctors like your West Des Moines chiropractor at Executive Chiropractic of Iowa assess muscle activation and balance ability with a one-legged balance posture in older patients and those with chronic low back pain because it is accepted that chronic low back pain patients and older people are different in their muscle responses to a variety of physical tasks than those without chronic low back pain. Chronic low back pain sufferers face balance issues, too. Their trunk muscle activation during balance tasks is worse. (3) Executive Chiropractic of Iowa can find out much about West Des Moines back pain patient’s condition with some of the simplest tests…and individualize the treatment plan as necessary: Cox® Technic, nutrition and exercise.

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Schedule your West Des Moines chiropractic appointment at Executive Chiropractic of Iowa. Executive Chiropractic of Iowa helps West Des Moines back pain patients get away from the extremeness of kinesiophobia and into the simplest of movements for a less painful life.
West Des Moines back pain patients who fear moving may cause pain – kinesiophobia – often get over that fear with chiropractic care at Executive Chiropractic of Iowa. 
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