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Colorado Springs Stress and Its Contribution to Back Pain

From firefighters to nurses, from kids to older folks - and all of us in between - work-related stress is stressful. It influences our experience of pain and often elicits times of back pain and neck pain and back-related and neck-related pain. The Chiropractic TRUhealthDR is here to help suppress the impact of work-related stress as much as possible. Colorado Springs back pain and neck pain patients bring everything – including their stress – with them to The Chiropractic TRUhealthDR. You can, too! Together, we’ll deal with work-stress and back and neck pain.

WORK-RELATED STRESS

Work-related stress messes with us. It gets our attention through pain. None of us is resistant to stress, not even a kid! A kid’s work is being a kid and going to school on the journey to adulthood. Along the way, kids experience job-related stress. The pressures of grades and peers and news and learning issues get to them. Adolescents find themselves with low back pain, too. Depression, anxiety, coercion, uneasy relationships, extreme academic pressures, and disappointing school lives may all put college students at risk for chronic low back pain. (1) 11% of firefighters reported moderate to extremely severe work-related stress. 40% described musculoskeletal symptoms with back pain being the most mentioned. More stress related to more such symptoms. (2) Trash collectors said they had back pain issues – upper back pain 89%, shoulder pain 81%, wrist/hand pain 79%, neck pain 68% - which stressed them out more. (3) Researchers found that psychological factors and fear-avoidance behaviors caused 11.8% of nursing care facility workers’ stating that chronic low back pain disrupted their work. (4) It is an unusual person whose job is pure happiness and stress-free. The rest of us find ways to manage. Your Colorado Springs chiropractor is here for you.

CHIROPRACTIC FOR THE STRESSED

Chiropractors like yours at The Chiropractic TRUhealthDR see stressed-out patients. One report found that more than 30% of chiropractic patients described themselves as moderately to severely stressed. Over 50% felt stress had a moderate or greater effect on their current pain. 71% stated that it would be useful if their chiropractic care had some stress-coping strategies. 44% were interested in taking a course to enhance their stress management skills. (5) Chiropractic care is offered to all, regardless of age or profession. Your Colorado Springs chiropractor is trained to diagnose the physical cause of back pain and neck pain and to correlate any work-related stress that may be influencing your Colorado Springs back pain and neck pain. The discussion of how to better deal with stress via lifestyle modifications, exercise, etc., helps many Colorado Springs back pain and neck pain patients recover with the Colorado Springs chiropractic treatment plan.  

CONTACT The Chiropractic TRUhealthDR

Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Robert Hayden  on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson who enjoys working with the most difficult, stressed-out back pain and neck pain patients with the Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management as part of the chiropractic treatment plan.

Schedule your Colorado Springs chiropractic appointment. The Chiropractic TRUhealthDR welcomes everyone suffering with Colorado Springs back pain and neck pain conditions. Together, we’ll devise a treatment plan for your relief.

The Chiropractic TRUhealthDR cares for Colorado Springs back pain patients who are stressed-out find relief and control of their pain.
 
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