Lower Back Pain? Try Spinal Decompression

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Lower Back Pain? Try Spinal Decompression

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Spinal decompression offers you a non-invasive, drug-free treatment with long-term pain relief and natural health restoration. Spinal decompression therapy is one of our most prescribed treatments, because of its effectiveness in treating lower back pain. By slowly and gently stretching the spine, Spinal decompression relieves the pent up pressure within compressed discs and vertebrae. Many patients who have tried surgery or medications without success report experiencing significant relief with this treatment. With their pain decreased (or eliminated altogether) and their range of movement restored, normal mobility and function is returned to its original state, allowing patients to resume their everyday activities.


The Power of Negative Pressure on Spinal Healing

For certain conditions, you can’t correct the condition of your spine unless you involve the power of negative pressure. Traction, physical therapy, and traditional manipulation can reduce disc pressure but they can’t offer the negative pressure you need for successful repositioning. Spinal decompression works to slowly and gradually stretch and reposition your spine.  The slow and deliberate treatment that spinal decompression gives prevents your body from a “lock down” response (or stiffening of your back muscles). This is important because the “lock down” response is your body’s natural reaction to prevent injury when pressure is being applied to your spine. Spinal decompression gently bypasses this protective reflex, relieving your spine and discs from excess pressure.


The DRX 9000 System

Colorado Regenerative Health utilizes the best technology available for your care. For spinal decompression we use the DRX 9000 Spinal Decompression system–the most advanced decompression table in the industry. Computerized sensors measure and monitor your body’s response, which helps calibrate and customize the force being applied to your spine. When the sensors track a tensing of your muscles, the force is automatically adjusted to a more gentle level to induce muscle relaxation and better results.


What Can I Expect During a Treatment Session

Each session lasts about 30 minutes, with no downtime or additional medication needed. Most patients require 20 to 25 sessions scheduled over 4 to 6 weeks to properly heal, though the frequency of prescribed therapy depends on your individual condition. Some patients require less due to the mildness of their symptoms, other patients require more due to the severity of their disorder.  During your consultation with a member of our Colorado Regenerative Health team we can discuss how long we think your therapy will be.


What Conditions Disqualify Me from Treatment?

Non-surgical spinal decompression therapy is most often used to treat types of lower back pain, sciatica (leg pain), or neck pain caused by a herniated disc, bulging disc, or degenerated disc. Most patients are good candidates for non-surgical spinal decompression therapy, but there are some conditions that will disqualify you for treatment. If you are suffering from any of these conditions, you are not a good candidate for non-surgical spinal decompression therapy at this time:

  • Tumor
  • Fracture
  • Abdominal aortic aneurysm
  • Advanced osteoporosis
  • Metal implants in the spine
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Spinal infection
  • Spinal tumor
  • Ankylosing spondylitis
  • Any condition that may compromise the integrity of the spine
  • Any condition requiring the patient to take blood thinner medication


Schedule Your Free Spinal Decompression  Consultation

If you are experiencing severe back and neck pain, or if you are suffering from a spine or disc injury, we can help. To find out more about our Spinal Decompression Treatment, schedule your free consultation today by calling our Castle Rock medical office at (303) 872-7161.

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