Spinal decompression is a non-invasive form of traction treatment that calls for the use of a special motorized table to relieve pressure, give spacing back to the spinal discs, and promote natural healing.
Here are five reasons why you should consider spinal decompression treatment:
It’s highly effective — If you are to the point where you possibly need surgery because of a degenerated disc, studies show there is a 75-85% chance that spinal decompression will help you avoid going that route. For patients with a herniation, the likelihood of success is much higher at 85-95%.
Pain-free therapy — The whole idea of spinal decompression is to provide pain relief in a non-invasive way. Patients lie on a table and are either strapped in at the waist or on the base of their skull as the table moves.
Long-term results — Keep in mind that spinal decompression is a process. On average, it takes six to eight sessions to start getting the pain to go down. Every pull is forcing nutrients into the discs so they can be rehydrated. Also, the herniation is pulled back into the disc. When done consistently, this form of treatment can provide long-term results.
Improved posture — Many of the pain issues we face result from poor posture, which affects the natural alignment of the spine. Spinal decompression removes nerve interference. Coupled with regular chiropractic care, many patients experience a dramatic improvement in overall posture.
It’s a process — Because we have a decompression table in our chiropractic office, you can rest assured that treatments will be effective.