If you are experiencing chronic low back pain or chronic neck pain, spinal decompression may be a beneficial alternative treatment for you to consider. At Community Chiropractic Center in Poway, CA, we offer spinal decompression therapy as a safe and effective way to treat conditions like herniated discs, bulging discs, sciatica, degenerative disc disease, degenerative joint disease, osteoarthritis, and other chronic, degenerative spinal related issues.
What Is Spinal Decompression?
Spinal decompression is a type of chiropractic treatment that uses specialized equipment to gently stretch (traction) and retract (decompress) the spine. This therapy can be helpful for people who are suffering from chronic neck and back pain. A special, motorized table is used to gently stretch and then relax the spine. This process of decompression creates a vacuum effect that pulls apart the spinal discs, causing a hydration effect to the disc and endplates, increases blood flow, and relieves pressure on related nerves (reducing pain).
Conditions That Spinal Decompression Therapy Treats
Spinal decompression therapy can help relieve pain caused by various conditions. Common conditions we treat with spinal decompression include:
- Herniated or bulging discs in the lumbar spine or cervical spine
- Sciatica (pain radiating in the lower back and down one leg) due to compression of the sciatic nerve root
- Chronic neck pain
- Chronic lower back pain
- Pinched nerves (and elementary term, but a great visual effect)
These conditions can cause high levels of pain and discomfort; spinal decompression can help to reduce inflammation, pain, and improve mobility.
How Chiropractic Care Can Help
Chiropractic care is an integral part of spinal decompression therapy. Our doctor will work with you to create a treatment plan with realistic goals, and one that best meets your recovery objectives. In addition to spinal decompression, our doctor may recommend other activities provided by our office, including corrective exercises, therapeutic massage, low level laser therapy (3LT or Cold Laser), Kinesio Tape Therapy, specialty adjustment techniques, and other treatments to help reduce pain and improve your ranges of motion and overall function in daily activities.
Community Chiropractic Center is proud to offer Kennedy Spinal Decompression as a safe and effective treatment for chronic low back and neck pain.
If you experience such conditions, please contact us today to learn more about this therapy and how it can help you live a healthier life free from pain.
Please call us at Community Chiropractic Center in Poway, CA, to schedule a consultation. We would be happy to discuss spinal decompression therapy with you and see if it is the right treatment for you. You can make an appointment with us by calling 858-486-1222 today.