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College Park Spinal Decompression

Spinal Decompression Therapy involves spinal stretching, using a traction table or comparable mobile device, with the goal of releasing leg and back pain. Contact our College Park Chiropractors for more information about Spinal Decompression or to schedule a free consultation.

Spinal Decompression Explained

Spinal decompression therapy is a type of motorized traction that can help reduce back pain. This treatment works by lightly stretching the spine, which changes the position and pressure on the spine. This change helps the spinal discs, which are gel-like buffers located between the bones in your spine, by producing negative pressure in the disc.
As a result, bulging or herniated discs may recede, taking pressure off nerves and other structures in your spine. This, in turn, encourages the healing process by improving the flow of water, oxygen, and nutrient-rich fluids to the discs.

Conditions Treated With Spinal Decompression

Chiropractors have used nonsurgical spinal decompression in an attempt to treat:

  • Disc Bulge or Protrusion – condition in which the outer layers of discs put pressure on the spinal nerves
  • Disc Degeneration with osteophytes– deterioration of disc and resulting in loss of disc height
  • Disc Herniation – condition in which the inner part of the disc pierces the outer layers and cause pressure and inflammation on the spinal nerves
  • Injured or diseased spinal nerve roots

You should not do spinal decompression therapy if you have:

  • Artificial discs
  • Bone Cancer or infection
  • Bone on bone screws
  • Recent spinal or abdominal surgery

You should consult your health professional if you have:

  • Difficulty lying on your back stomach since these positions are required for the spinal decompression machine
  • Moderate osteoporosis or rheumatoid arthritis
  • Paget disease – a chronic disorder that can result in enlarged, weak bones

Learn More About Spinal Decompression By Scheduling A Free Consultation with AICA College Park

Calling our College Park office to set up a FREE consultation is the first step toward living a pain-free life. Our office is available twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week to schedule an appointment, as well as to answer any questions you may have before your visit.
Upon arrival, our Chiropractors will follow through with a complete examination that allows them to understand the extent of your pain, as well as the source of your condition. If spinal decompression therapy is suggested, you and your Chiropractor can discuss what your next steps look like. You can set up your appointment today by filling out our online submission form or by calling our office at (404) 592-0319.