Manchester Chiropractic & Sports Injuries Encourages Adding Mindfulness to Chiropractic Back Pain Care

Mind-body-SPINE connection. We hear much about the mind-body connection. Being part of the chiropractic profession, Manchester Chiropractic & Sports Injuries inserts “spine” to this connection, making it much more specific to what we see in our Manchester back pain and neck pain patients. When the spine hurts, the mind and body cannot help but hurt, too. Manchester Chiropractic & Sports Injuries creates individualized Manchester 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. The addition of mindfulness practices to such 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 accomplishing what he or she wants/needs to do and from experiencing a joyful life. When working with your Manchester chiropractor at Manchester Chiropractic & Sports Injuries 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 discovered that even in countries with accessible, well-developed mental health services, those services are not well-utilized. Use is better than it used to be with all the notice mental health has received of late. Many do not seek it out as they could. One interesting note about those who do seek help resulted from their knowing someone with a mental health issue which positively motivated them to seek help for their own issue. (2) Whether you know someone who has a mental health issue or not, do not avoid pursuing assistance with depression related to Manchester back pain. Today, there are numerous options to get support for pain-related depression. Manchester Chiropractic & Sports Injuries offers evidence-based treatment via the Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management to deal with the physical aspect of spine pain and encourages our Manchester 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 describes the spinal care for back pain relief with Cox® Technic and integration of methods like mindfulness, nutrition, exercise, etc.

Make your next Manchester chiropractic appointment with Manchester Chiropractic & Sports Injuries. Managing the “spine” part of the mind-body-spine connection is chiropractic’s forte. Including a mindfulness approach is a Manchester chiropractic patient’s choice, one that is proving positive.

Manchester Chiropractic & Sports Injuries presents the benefits of mindfulness-based therapy for sufferers dealing with depression and frustration with back pain. 
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