Spinal Decompression Austin TX | Austin Preferred Integrative Medicine

Spinal Decompression

Spinal Decompression

Spinal Decompression

Per research, approximately 31 million Americans suffer from lower back pain at a given time. This usually arises from injuries, degenerative conditions or disc issues. Lumbar pain can make even the most routine tasks feel uncomfortable, including driving and sitting at a desk. Spinal Decompression therapy benefits people suffering from lower back pain related a variety of conditions. Medical studies show that up to 86% of ruptured disc patients experienced positive results after treatment with this modality. Moreover, it can help relieve low back pain related to several common conditions, including:

Spinal Decompression Relieves:


The patient is first placed on a motorized table which moves back and forth, providing traction, relief and relaxation. In most cases, the treatment is completely painless and lasts about 10 minutes. Many patients experience relief early on in treatment, though the best results occur after 8-12 sessions. Our healthcare providers sometimes recommend Physical Therapy, Manual Therapy or additional Chiropractic modalities to help strengthen the surrounding structures as well.

Spinal Decompression is covered by health insurance under Chiropractic care. Austin Preferred also offers this modality for $40 at the self pay rate. Furthermore, decompression is available to patients covered by Letters of Protection, Workers’ Compensation and Personal Injury Protection.



Call (512) 442-2727 for more information or to scheduled an appointment at our office, located in South Austin. Additionally, you can refer to our Services and Conditions pages for more information on treatment at our practice.


Frequently Asked Questions:

Q: How long does Spinal Decompression take?

A: While sessions can vary in length based on the plan of care, a typical decompression session lasts about 10-15 minutes. 

Q: How many sessions until I will feel relief?

A: Some patients experience immediate relief, though the best results occur after 8-12 sessions.

Q: What does Spinal Decompression do?

A: This modality gently pulls open the joint space to relieve built up spinal pressure from numerous common conditions while relieving lower back pain. Furthermore, its therapeutic effects can help alleviate neck and shoulder pain.

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Call (512) 442-2727 with questions about the services we offer, or to schedule an appointment at our South Austin clinic.
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