What is Spinal Decompression?
Spinal decompression is a non-invasive therapy that is designed to treat back and neck pain. It can also be used to treat facet syndrome, spinal stenosis, bulging, herniated, or degenerative discs.
This is a non-surgical therapy that works to gradually relieve disc compression using state-of-the-art technology. Spinal decompression is a traction-based treatment that stretches your spine to create space between the vertebrae, this is done by stretching the spine – allowing the discs to return to their normal position between the vertebrae.
Why is Spinal Decompression Performed?
There are many benefits that spinal decompression can offer through the treatment of:
- Back pain
- Neck pain
- Herniated discs
- Bulged discs
- Degenerative disc disease
- Slipped discs
- Facet syndrome
- Spinal stenosis
Patients with arthritis may also find relief through spinal decompression therapy as well.
How is Spinal Decompression Performed?
What Should I Expect After a Spinal Decompression?
As stated previously, some patients may require multiple treatments but there is no post-procedure recovery required. You will be able to get back to your life immediately after receiving spinal decompression.
Frequently Asked Questions About Spinal Decompression
1. Is spinal decompression painful?
Patients do not typically feel any pain during spinal decompression. Though, you will feel the stretching in your spine as the treatment progresses.
2. How quickly will I feel relief with spinal decompression?
Some patients feel relief as early as the first week of treatment, but the full course of treatment can last 4-6 weeks.