Spinal Decompression Fort Lauderdale

Non-Surgical Spinal Decompression For Back Pain Relief

Non-Surgical Spinal Decompression is a remarkable new treatment option for individuals suffering from chronic back or neck pain. This pain could be caused from a variety of situations such as automotive or sports injuries, sciatica, herniated discs and even stenosis. This procedure is FDA cleared and has been proven to provide relief for thousands of back pain sufferers all over the world.

How does spinal decompression work?

Spinal decompression works by applying distraction forces to specific areas of the vertebrae by utilizing a specially designed table such as the DRX-9000. This is a computer controlled process that precisely applies both negative and positive forces in timed cycles which has the effect of gently separating the vertebrae from each other. When this happens, a slight vacuum is created inside the discs called negative intra-discal pressure. This has the effect of drawing the herniated disc material back into its proper position.

This happens on a small scale each time the patient undergoes the spinal decompression treatment but over the course of the four to six week therapy protocol (usually 20 sessions), the cumulative effects can be quite dramatic. Many patients experience various degrees of relief after only a few sessions however it is recommended to undergo the entire treatment protocol to realize the maximum long-term benefits of the procedure. Spinal decompression also helps to rehydrate the discs by promoting the infusion of water oxygen and other fluids from the outside of the disc to the internal areas.

During the spinal decompression procedure the patient typically lies on their back in a comfortable position usually with the knees elevated by resting on a cushion. Because it is so relaxing, some patients even fall asleep during the procedure which normally lasts about 20 to 30 minutes. A harness consisted of padded straps is attached around the waist to securely hold the patient in place while the machine gently applies pressure and then releases.

Non-Surgical Spinal Decompression has been highly successful in treating a variety of low back problems such as herniated discs, bulging discs sciatica, stenosis, pinched nerves and various to set syndromes. Many patients have experienced relief from this type of therapy even when they have not been successful in relieving their back pain from other treatment protocols.

Are you a candidate for nonsurgical spinal decompression?

As effective is this procedure is, this therapy may not be the answer for everyone. It is important for you to schedule a consultation with your chiropractor so that they can make properly examine you, review any x-rays or MRI’s may have and make the proper recommendation.

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