Anyone who has back pain or neck pain caused in whole or in part by a damaged disc may be helped by disc decompression therapy. These conditions include herniated, protruding or bulging discs, spinal stenosis, sciatica or radiculopathy (pinched nerves).
Yes – in fact, one study documented (by MRI) up to 90% reduction of disc herniations in 10 of 14 cases! Another study reported that 86% of ruptured disc patients achieved “good” (50-89% improvement) to “excellent” (90-100% improvement) results after spinal decompression treatment!
Spinal decompression treament is usually not recommended for pregnant women, patients who have severe osteoporosis, severe obesity or severe nerve damage. However, spinal decompression treatment after bone fusion or non-fusion surgery, can be performed.
In almost all cases, spinal decompression treatment is completely painless. In fact, some patients fall asleep during the spinal decompression session. The specific spinal decompression treatment plan will be determined by the doctor after your examination. Based on current research, the best results have been achieved utilizing 20 sessions over a 6-week period.
To reduce inflammation and assist the healing process, supporting structures are treated with passive therapies (ice/heat/muscle stimulation), chiropractic adjustments (as indicated) and/or active rehabilitation in order to strengthen the spinal musculature.
1. Low back pain, unilateral or bilateral
2. Sciatica (leg and foot pain and numbness) 3. Post surgical patients with failed back syndrome
4. Herniated Discs
5. Bulging Discs
6. Disc Extrusions
7. Disc Degeneration
8. Mild to Moderate Spinal Canal Stenosis
9. Chronic Low Back Pain
Non Treatable conditions
1. Spinal tumors
2. Vertebral Fractures
5. Severe medical conditions
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