Mind-body-SPINE connection. We hear much about the mind-body connection. Being a member of the chiropractic profession, New Hampshire Spine and Sport inserts “spine” to this connection, making it much more specific to what we observe in our Southern New Hampshire back pain and neck pain patients. When the spine hurts, the mind and body cannot help but hurt, too. New Hampshire Spine and Sport creates individualized Southern New Hampshire chiropractic treatment plans for spine pain, back pain, neck pain and related arm and leg pain sufferers that incorporate chiropractic treatment, nutrition, and home exercise. Adding mindfulness practices to these spine care practices is many times helpful and encouraged.
Spine pain, back pain, neck pain wears on a person. Pain frequently holds a sufferer back from doing what he or she wants/needs to do and from enjoying life. When working with your Southern New Hampshire chiropractor at New Hampshire Spine and Sport on the physical pain relief, a back pain sufferer can choose a mindful approach to coping with the mind’s struggle with the pain and related depression and/or fluctuating levels of sadness is found to be helpful. In a study of lumbar disc herniation patients with back pain who added a mindfulness-based therapy, researchers discovered that mindfulness-based therapy had a positive effect on pain beliefs and psychological well-being. (1) Additionally, researchers uncovererd that even in countries with well-developed and accessible mental health services, underutilization of those services is common. Use is better than it used to be with all the notice mental health has received of late. Many don’t seek it out as they could. One curious note about those who do seek help stemmed from their knowing someone with a mental health issue which supportively motivated them to seek help for their own issue. (2) Whether you know someone who suffers with a mental health issue or not, do not avoid seeking help with depression related to Southern New Hampshire back pain. Today, there are many options to get help for pain-related depression. New Hampshire Spine and Sport offers evidence-based treatment via the Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management to cope with the physical aspect of spine pain and encourages our Southern New Hampshire back pain sufferers to consider utilizing a mindfulness practice to cope with the mind’s mental side of spine pain.
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Listen to the PODCAST with Dr. James Cox on the Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he explains the spinal care for back pain relief with Cox® Technic and integration of approaches like mindfulness, nutrition, exercise, etc.
Make your next Southern New Hampshire chiropractic appointment with New Hampshire Spine and Sport. Managing the “spine” part of the mind-body-spine connection is chiropractic’s forte. Adding a mindfulness approach is a Southern New Hampshire chiropractic patient’s choice, one that is showing itself to be effective.