Call Us TodayClick to Call (651) 490-1507

How Spinal Decompression Therapy Can Alleviate Back Pain

Back pain is a common issue that affects millions of people worldwide. It can result from various factors such as injury, poor posture, or degenerative conditions. One of the effective methods to address back pain is Spinal Decompression Therapy.

This non-invasive treatment can alleviate pain, promote healing, and restore functionality to the affected area. In this blog, we will discuss how Spinal Decompression Therapy works and how it can help alleviate different types of back pain.

Understanding Spinal Decompression Therapy

Spinal Decompression Therapy is a non-surgical, traction-based treatment that aims to relieve pressure on the spinal discs and nerves. It involves the use of a specialized table and a computer-controlled device that applies gentle stretching and relaxation to the spine.

This process creates negative pressure within the spinal discs, allowing bulging or herniated discs to retract and promoting the flow of nutrients and oxygen to the affected area. As a result, it reduces inflammation, promotes healing, and relieves pain.

Types of Back Pain Spinal Decompression Therapy Can Alleviate

Spinal Decompression Therapy can provide relief for various types of back pain, including:

  • Herniated or Bulging Discs
  • Sciatica
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Spinal Stenosis, Facet Syndrome
  • Post-surgical Pain
  • Spondylolisthesis

By addressing the root cause of these conditions, Spinal Decompression Therapy can significantly reduce pain and improve the overall quality of life.

The Benefits of Spinal Decompression Therapy

Spinal Decompression Therapy offers numerous advantages over traditional treatment methods for back pain:

  1. Non-invasive: Unlike surgery, Spinal Decompression Therapy is a non-invasive procedure that doesn’t require anesthesia, incisions, or lengthy recovery periods.
  2. Safe and Effective: Numerous studies have demonstrated the safety and effectiveness of Spinal Decompression Therapy in alleviating back pain, with many patients reporting significant pain relief after just a few sessions.
  3. No Medication: Spinal Decompression Therapy doesn’t rely on pain medication, which can often cause side effects and dependency.
  4. Restores Functionality: By addressing the root cause of back pain, Spinal Decompression Therapy helps restore functionality to the affected area, enabling patients to return to their daily activities without pain.
What to Expect During a Spinal Decompression Therapy Session

During a Spinal Decompression Therapy session, the patient is comfortably positioned on a specialized table, and a pelvic harness is securely fastened. The computer-controlled device then gently stretches and relaxes the spine according to a pre-determined treatment plan.

Each session typically lasts between 20-45 minutes, and the number of sessions required depends on the severity of the condition and the patient’s response to treatment. Most patients experience significant pain relief after just a few sessions, with optimal results achieved after a full course of treatment.

Finding the Right Practitioner

If you’re considering Spinal Decompression Therapy for back pain relief, it’s essential to consult with a qualified practitioner. They will assess your condition, determine if Spinal Decompression Therapy is suitable for you, and develop a tailored treatment plan to address your specific needs.

Be sure to choose a practitioner with experience in Spinal Decompression Therapy and a solid track record of successful patient outcomes.

At Advanced Spinal Care & Rehab, Dr. John and his team have years of experience using Spinal Decompression Therapy to help relieve patients’ back pain.

If you’re struggling with back pain, please contact our team at (651) 490-1507 to schedule an appointment today.

How Do Our Patients Feel About Us
  • "I’ve been coming here for a few months to help with my back pain. They have helped my physical health but also my mental health. It’s so nice to do some scheduled self care each week. The doctors and front desk staff are all so sweet and so welcoming. When you come in you can always expect a big smile and hello from Ann."

    - Eleanor H.
  • "First and foremost Dr John is the best human! I’ve gone through numerous different chiropractor practices and could not speak more highly about the service and care that I’ve received from Advanced Spinal Care. They’ve made treatment affordable and comprehensive. I’ve also had difficulty with being adjusted in a beneficial way in the past, but I don’t feel that way going to Advanced Spinal Care. No matter which team member I see I know I’m in good hands and I leave feeling better than before (which is huge for me). I definitely recommend their services for chiropractic care and physical therapy."

    - Shelby I.
  • "From day one, this office has been very welcoming. No judgments. (At least, not that I know of) The doctors are all very knowledgeable, down to earth, and honestly just want the best for each individual patient. The front staff are a wonderful bunch that is always happy to greet you and can get you on the schedule in a snap! This Team has had me pain free for quite awhile now. Such an amazing feeling it is.5 STARS and hats off to the whole office. Would recommend them 24/7!"

    - Amy H.
Read More Reviews