Spinal decompression is a type of traction therapy applied to the spine to provide pain relief related to: protruding and herniated discs, degenerative disc disease, facet joint disorders, spinal root impingement, degenerative joint disease, hypomobility and compression fractures. Spinal decompression therapy consists of the spine being stretched and relaxed intermittently in a controlled manner. This process relieves pressure (pressure within the disc itself), which Pulls the herniated or bulging disc material back into the disc and Promotes the passage of healing nutrients, into the disc for better healing.
Pain and Symptoms Treated
Spinal decompression is an alternative therapy designed with the goal of alleviating pain and promoting healing of the intervertebral disc. Decompression therapy is often used as a treatment alternative for many types of lower back pain,(leg pain), or neck pain caused by a herniated disc, bulging disc, or degenerated disc.