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Spinal Decompression FAQ

Spinal Decompression Therapy Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) Can Spinal Decompression Therapy Help My Pain? Though each patient is different and no doctor can guarantee success, the clinical results of this type of therapy have been effective in 86% of patients treated. The common problems of many back conditions are damaged discs and poor spinal muscle…

3 Phases of Spinal Decompression Treatment

3 Phases of Spinal Decompression Treatment Comprehensive Therapy for Long-Term Relief Treatment Stabilization of Structure Support of Muscular System Phase 1: The Treatment Begins Spinal Decompression Therapy is performed on a specially designed table in either a face up or face down position. Your condition and comfort are used in deciding which position will be…

Spinal Decompression MRI Results

MRIs (Magnetic Resonance Imaging), like x-rays, take pictures of the structures and tissues within our bodies. X-rays are well suited to image the dense structures of the body like bones and cartilage; whereas, MRIs are much better suited to image the less dense tissues in our bodies, such as discs, muscles and nerves. Since disc…

Are You a Spinal Decompression Candidate?

Are You a Spinal Decompression Candidate? Treatable Conditions¬†– Including, but not limited to.. If you suffer from one of the following conditions, there is a very good chance that spinal decompression will be an effective treatment avenue. Herniated or Bulging Disc(s) Degenerative Disc Disease Facet Syndrome Sciatica Post-surgical Patients Spinal Stenosis However, there are several…

A Clinical Trial on Non-Surgical Spinal Decompression Using Vertebral Axial Distraction Delivered by a Computerized Traction Device

A Clinical Trial on Non-Surgical Spinal Decompression Using Vertebral Axial Distraction Delivered by a Computerized Traction Device Bruce Gundersen, DC, FACO; Michael Henrie, MS II, Josh Christensen, DC. The Academy of Chiropractic Orthopedists Quarterly Journal of ACO – June 2004 Introduction Hypothesis: Axial traction of the spine produces remission of symptoms in specific conditions that…

Decompression, Reduction, and Stabilization of the Lumbar Spine: A Cost-Effective Treatment for Lumbosacral Pain

Decompression, Reduction and Stabilization of the Lumbar Spine: A Cost-Effective Treatment for Lumbosacral Pain C. Norman Shealy, MD, PhD, and Vera Borgmeyer, RN, MA American Journal of Pain Management Vol. 7 No. 2 April 1997 Emerging Technologies: Preliminary Findings C. Norman Shealy MD, PhD, is Director of The Shealy Institute for Comprehensive Health Care and…

Simple Pelvic Traction Gives Inconsistent Relief to Herniated Lumbar Disc Sufferers

Simple Pelvic Traction Gives Inconsistent Relief To Herniated Lumbar Disc Sufferers EDWARD L. EYERMAN, MD Journal of Neuroimaging June 1998 A new decompression table system applying fifteen 60 second tractions of just over one half body weight in twenty one-half hour sessions was reported to give good or excellent relief of sciatic and back pain…

Surgical Alternatives: Spinal Decompression

SPINAL DECOMPRESSION The Outcome of a Clinical Study By Thomas A. Gionis, MD, JD, MBA, MHA, FICS, FRCS, and Eric Groteke, DC, CCIC The outcome of a clinical study evaluating the effect of nonsurgical intervention on symptoms of spine patients with herniated and degenerative disc disease is presented. This clinical outcomes study was performed to…

Clinical Results of Spinal Decompression Therapy

Clinical Results of Spinal Decompression Therapy Surgical Alternatives: Spinal Decompression Gionis, Thomas MD; Groteke, Eric DC Orthopedic Technology Review. 2003 Results showed that 86% of the 219 patients who completed the therapy reported immediate resolution of symptoms, while 84% remained pain-free 90 days post-treatment. Physical examination findings showed improvement in 92% of the 219 patients,…

Spinal Decompression Treatment Comparison

How Does Spinal Decompression Stack Up? With the wide spectrum of back and neck pain treatment options and slight variations of treatment types, it is difficult to determine which will work for you and why. The following sections will answer many of your lingering questions. How is Spinal Decompression different from traction? How do various…