Non-Surgical Spinal Decompression
Non-Surgical Spinal Decompression is a revolutionary technology used primarily to treat disc injuries in the neck and in the low back. This treatment option is very safe and utilizes FDA cleared equipment. We use the Triton DTS, to apply distraction forces to spinal structures in a precise and graduated manner. Distraction is offset by cycles of partial relaxation. This technique of spinal decompression therapy has shown the ability to gently separate the vertebrae from each other, creating a vacuum-like effect inside the discs that are specifically targeted as the injured area. This vacuum-like effect is what allows herniated disc material to be drawn back into the inside of the disc, and off of the nerve root, thecal sac, or both. The cycles of decompression and partial relaxation also permit rehydration of the disc and promote the diffusion of water, oxygen, and nutrient-rich fluids from the outside of the discs to the inside. These nutrients enable the torn and degenerated disc fibers to begin to heal.
For the low back, the patient lies comfortably on his/her back or stomach on the decompression table, with a set of nicely padded straps snug around the waist and another set around the lower chest. For the neck, the patient lies comfortably on his/her back with a pair of soft rubber pads behind the neck. Many patients enjoy the treatment, as it is usually quite comfortable and well tolerated.
Non-Surgical Spinal Decompression is very effective at treating bulging discs, herniated discs, pinched nerves, sciatica, radiating arm pain, degenerative disc disease, leg pain, and facet syndromes. Proper patient assessment is imperative and thru a complete evaluation, patients are accepted for care.