Minster Depression due to Back Pain Helped with Cox® Technic

The mind-body connection. It’s real. And in few other conditions is it more real than in spine-related pain conditions. The spine is the body’s support system. When it hurts, the body knows it. Minster Chiropractic Center knows it, too. Minster back pain and neck pain and spine-related pain patients know it, too. The chiropractic treatment plan at our office for spine-related pain efficiently alleviates both body and mind pain to allow our patients to find an enjoyable quality of life. Back pain’s depression often is lessened with our Cox® Technic System of decompression.

MIND AND BODY: DEPRESSION IN BACK PAIN PATIENTS

Top causes of disability around the world include musculoskeletal diseases and mental disorders like anxiety and depression. A report of patients with lumbar spondylolisthesis showed how anxiety and depression affect a person’s well-being. Emotional distress and disability that patients experience negatively impacts their overall well-being. (1) A recent review of medical studies links these two issues, too. Anxiety and cervical/lumbar disc herniation, mood/anxiety and lower bone mineral density in men, chronic low back pain and depression, life satisfaction improvement and bone loss prevention in postmenopausal women, quality of life decline and multiple osteoporotic fractures. Adults over 45 years of age with musculoskeletal diseases mentally struggle with the impact these matters have on their lifestyle. (2) That is where chiropractic care comes into play. Minster Chiropractic Center offers evidence-based chiropractic care in the form of the Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management to alleviate pain and place control of its effect on our back pain patients’ lives back into their hands. There is hope. There is life during and after treatment. Minster Chiropractic Center is ready for our Minster back pain patients all along the way. Using anti-depressants – anti-cholinergic drugs - may not be the answer for depressed patients. They are shown to raise the risk of dementia with long-term use. These drugs stop the neurotransmitter acetylcholine in the central and peripheral nervous system. (3) We all need clear minds to deal with life with and without back pain.

THE DEPRESSION AND ANXIETY OF BACK PAIN

Depression and anxiety are states of mind most everyone contends with at some point in life. For chronic low back pain patients, depression and anxiety frequently go together with their pain experience. Understandably, higher levels of depression often result from more pain and a lower sense of personal control of pain and overall health. More anxiety often comes from stronger beliefs about negative effects of illness, negative emotional thoughts of the illness, and depression. These findings support the need for more honest advising of chronic back pain patients. (4) You can trust Minster Chiropractic Center to be honest!

HELP FOR DEPRESSION: Minster CHIROPRACTIC CARE

Help for back pain depression is built into the chiropractic treatment plan, especially exercise. Exercise is valuable for the body. That’s an accepted fact. Is exercise good for the mind? For those of us dealing with chronic low back pain – Minster chiropractic patients and your Minster chiropractor – the more specific curiosity is whether exercise is beneficial for chronic low back pain patients’ minds. A new study reports that symptoms of depression were decreased in such adults who did exercise (low dose) and manual therapy and/or general strengthening and moderate exercise. (5) Neither came out superior. Both showed promise in lessening depression. That’s good news. Minster Chiropractic Center makes sure that Minster chiropractic patients know this and provides safe, gentle, effective, pain-relieving treatment.

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Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Casey Johnston on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson who presents a patient who has gone through several episodes of back pain and perseveres with conservative, non-surgical chiropractic care using gentle Cox® Technic to control his back pain and not let it control him.

Schedule a Minster chiropractic appointment with Minster Chiropractic Center today. Our Cox® Technic decompression spinal manipulation will help ease your back pain related depression. Plus, your mind and body will be glad you did. Really!

 
Minster depression related to chronic back pain often resolves with our chiropractic treatment plan’s Cox® Technic Flexion Distraction and Decompression. 
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