What is spinal decompression used for? Spinal decompression is a non-invasive treatment that is used to treat back and neck pain caused by a variety of factors, including sciatica, herniated disc, osteoarthritis, pinched nerves, injured or diseased spinal nerve roots and spinal stenosis.
The treatment does not rely on medication or surgery and is an effective method of pain relief. No matter the cause of your back or neck pain, we will thoroughly assess your condition and provide a customized treatment protocol to address the root cause and help you find the relief you deserve.
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Spinal Decompression Therapy
This form of therapy utilizes specialized spinal tables that stretch your spine to take the pressure off of your injured discs or pinched nerves and other structures by gently stretching the spine. Spinal traction promotes movement of water, oxygen, and nutrient-rich fluids into the discs to help you heal faster.
Non-surgical spinal decompression is an effective treatment for pain in all regions of the spine, slipped discs, joint issues, and problems with your cervical spine. Spinal decompression may be effective in preventing spinal surgery for some spine conditions.
Daily repetitive movement of your spine or poor posture often leads to degenerative joints around the spine. This affects the intervertebral disc resulting in back pain and discomfort. Back pain is usually defined as a general ache anywhere along the spine, which sometimes extends to other parts of your body.
- Muscle aches
- Shooting pain
- Stabbing sensations
- Pain that extends down the leg
- Pain that worsens after bending, lifting or standing
- Pain that improves after reclining
Avoid Back Surgery with Decompression Therapy
Non-Surgical Spinal Decompression is a therapy cleared by the FDA for the treatment of specific disorders of the spine. Effective for treating disc injuries in the neck and low back, decompression therapy is very safe and effective and may even help you avoid elective back surgery.
Many patients believe that surgery is their only option to relieve severe spinal conditions. With all of the complications associated with surgery and the lengthy recovery times, it doesn’t hurt to explore other options.
This non-invasive form of therapy has many benefits, such as :
- A cost-effective treatment as its significantly less costly than surgery
- Minimal side effects
- Short treatment sessions
- A drug-free therapy
Spinal decompression is a relatively short procedure, usually taking less than an hour per treatment. The therapy is painless and feels like a gentle stretch. Our chiropractor designs your treatment plan to target your specific symptoms. We also incorporate associated exercises, core strengthening, and modification of daily activities based on your specific needs. This personalized treatment plan, which involves you as an active participant, is aimed at delivering the best results possible results.
If you have chronic back pain and other spine and neck related symptoms that disrupt your life let us help you decide if spinal decompression is the right option to relieve your pain. Give us a call today in Washington, Wentzville, Lake St Charles, Union, Eureka, Pacific, Sullivan, St Clair, Hermann, New Haven, and the surrounding area to schedule a consultation.