Chronic back pain impacts the lives of millions of Americans of all ages and income levels. For the 16 million adults with a lingering, recurring back issues, the pain affects work, mood, and enjoyment of life. Fortunately, many people find chiropractic care very effective in pain management and relief. Now, with Spinal Decompression Therapy, that relief is even more attainable. Plus, it’s a non-invasive treatment option that only takes about 15 minutes per session. Learn more about this cutting-edge therapy and how it may be able to help you.
What is Chiropractic Spinal Decompression Therapy?
This treatment focuses on gently stretching — also called decompressing — your spine. This creates more space between your vertebrae, removing pressure on compressed nerves. That relieves a lot of the discomfort you feel along your spine. Enhanced blood flow from this treatment also offers benefits.
Your chiropractor uses a decompression table to perform the stretches. Some tables apply to cable and pulley systems, while others are structured for built-in traction. A computer program manages the traction levels, while your chiropractor oversees the therapy.
How Can Spinal Decompression Therapy Help Me?
If you have a back condition that causing chronic pain, like herniated disks or degenerative joint disease, this therapy can greatly relieve your discomfort. While pain relief is the number one benefit for most patients. there are other health advantages, as well. These treatments support healing, and you may notice less tingling and numbness after therapy. Plus, over time, you may enjoy better mobility and range of motion.
Speak with our chiropractic team to learn if chiropractic decompression therapy is right for you.