Spinal Decompression Therapy
What is Spinal Decompression Therapy?
Spinal decompression is a type of traction therapy applied to the spine in an attempt to bring about several theoretical benefits including:
Create a negative intradiscal pressure to promote retraction or repositioning of the herniated or bulging disc material.
Create a lower pressure in the disc that will cause an influx of healing nutrients and other substances into the disc.
Who is a Candidate for Spinal Decompression Therapy?
Anyone who has been told they need surgery but wants to avoid it, anyone who has been told there is nothing more available to help, or anyone who is not responding to simpler treatments. Also anyone with symptoms prone to the following ailments:
- Bulging, prolapsed, or herniated discs
- Spinal sterosis
- Spinal Arthritis
- Facet Syndrome
- Degenerative Disc Disease
- Neck Pain
- Pain Radiating Down the Arms and Legs
- “Pinched Nerves”