There are various treatments and solutions if you are suffering from degenerative disc disease. These treatments can help reduce levels of pain and discomfort that you may experience with this condition.
Another potential treatment option is nonsurgical spinal decompression therapy. This can be used to relieve the symptoms of Degenerative Disc Disease including back pain. It may allow you to improve your quality of life and remain more active with this condition, without needing surgery. The treatment can also be used to treat neck weakness and tingling. All these issues are common with spinal stenosis.
With non-surgical decompression, motorized traction is used to relieve back pain. Similar to chiropractic care, the decompression works by gently and gradually stretching the spine. In doing so, the treatment provides more space for the nervous system and once again ensures that messages can be sent effectively.
This also helps to alter the position and force of the spine, removing pressure on the spinal discs. As bulging and disks often retract during this treatment structures like this are moved off the nerve. It can even help ensure that the spine can heal if there has already been significant deterioration due to this condition.
This is due to water, nutrients, and oxygen being able to move freely to different areas of the spine.
How Does Spinal Decompression Work?
Spinal Decompression is completely noninvasive. During this treatment, you may fall asleep because of how comfortable you feel. Our Back on Trac spinal decompression tables look more like a recliner and do not turn you upside-down to achieve the necessary movement.
Treatment will typically last up to 15 minutes for one session. Patients will often complete multiple sessions with the total number of sessions based on the severity of the problem and other factors specific to you as a person. This can often be coupled with other treatment options including electrical stimulation, laser therapy, and home recommendations.
Spinal Decompression Can Offer Fast Results!
While it’s true that every patient is different most find decompression therapy incredibly effective. Indeed, it’s true to say that response times can be noticeable in just a few sessions with many finding substantial relief after just one session. The therapy can be adjusted to make sure it is providing the best level of support.