Is there a non-surgical answer for spinal pain which isn’t responding to chiropractic, physical therapy, or injections? Yes! Non-surgical spinal decompression offers relief for problem cases of. neck pain, back pain, sciatica, arm and leg pain–caused by disc bulges and disc disease, spinal stenosis, degeneration of the facet joints, and failed back surgery.
If back surgery has been recommended to you, or if a previous back surgery didn’t provide the relief you wanted, then non-surgical spinal decompression may help.
What is non-surgical spinal decompression?
The goal of spinal decompression is to remove the pressure caused by bulging discs and inflamed joints by gently separating the vertebrae of the spine for minutes at a time. This cycle of distraction and relaxation continues for 15 to 20 minutes and is not painful.
The particular protocol used for your condition will be determined by Dr. Banning based on x-rays or your MRI report.
Depending on what area of the spine is treated, you will either be lying comfortably face-up or face-down, with a harness situated around the waist.
How many treatments are necessary?
The number of treatments will depend on your current health status, your condition, and how well you are responding to care after an initial trial period.
Are you a candidate?
That depends on your history and current health status. You are not a candidate for spinal decompression though if have recently fractured any area of the spine, have a spinal infection, have spinal surgical hardware, have been diagnosed with advanced osteoporosis, or. if you are pregnant, have had a recent vertebral fracture, have surgical hardware in your spine, have severe osteoporosis, or a history of pelvic or abdominal cancer.