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Will Spinal Decompression Work For You?

Published by Dr. Alden Clendenin

Many patients who suffer from various types of disc related issues are not sure what procedures or treatments will work best for them. The first step is to always consult with a professional and experienced chiropractor. Spinal decompression is a very common but highly misunderstood type of treatment, and the name can sometimes scare people away from proceeding with the treatment. The key to knowing what it is begins with understanding what it really involves.

This type of chiropractic care aims to treat an area or areas of diseased disc utilizing a vacuum approach. The vacuum works to decrease the size of the herniated disc and relieve pressure from the roots of the nerve. There is also an exchange of nutrients that takes place in or around the areas of inflammation, which works to decrease or completely rid the lower back of any pain that may exist. Simply put, if you’re experiencing pain in the areas of the lower back, leg, neck, or arm, spinal decompression could be the best solution for relief.

The fact that spinal decompression is actually a non-surgical approach is often a motivator for those who are considering the procedure. There has been in-depth research that has gone into the procedure and has examined the true benefits it offers to those who suffer with spinal pain. The findings of these studies have shown that many people have who have undergone the procedure have been able to resume a high quality of life without pain and perform many or all of the functions they did before the issue of spinal pain existed.

It is never discouraged that those who are considering treatment of the spine to seek a second opinion, but this is a very non-invasive method of treatment for most. It can be done professionally and within a small amount of time and best of all, there is not a lot of preparation required for the procedure. In order to ease any hesitation or fears about having a spinal decompression performed, talk to others who have had it and gain first-hand knowledge of the before and after effects they experienced. Always consult with your chiropractor regarding your options and what will deliver the best relief for your condition.

Spinal decompression may be the perfect option for you. The chiropractors here at Chicago Chiropractic and Sports Injury Centers are here to help!


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