Find out how Spinal Decompression could improve how your low back feels and functions.
If you have suffered from long-term lower back pain then you know how much it can disrupt your daily life. From just trying to sit comfortably at your work desk to getting through your exercise regimen, lingering and intense back pain is enough to affect anyone’s quality of life.
Our chiropractors here in Columbia, MO are here to tell you whether spinal decompression might be the right treatment option to finally manage your back pain.
What is spinal decompression?
Spinal decompression is a form of nonsurgical spinal traction in which the spine is gently stretched in order to take pressure off discs. By being able to take pressure off the spinal discs, we can improve blood flow and healing to these areas while also reducing pressure and inflammation on the nerves that might be causing pain, numbness or other symptoms.
Spinal decompression is particularly a great alternative for those who may be considering surgery to improve their spinal health. This chiropractic therapy can, and does; actually prevent the need for surgery in numerous cases.
Who should consider this treatment?
If you are dealing with the following symptoms:
· Back pain
· Spinal stenosis
· Degenerative disc disease
· Bulging or herniated disc
· “Worn” spinal joints
…and you aren’t able to find relief through other treatment options like physical therapy, injections and medications, then it’s time to talk to our Columbia chiropractic specialists. We will be able to tell you whether spinal decompression might finally provide you with the relief you need while also improving the health and function of your spine.
Decompression therapy can take up to 45 minutes each visit and several sessions will be necessary over the course of multiple weeks in order to provide the most relief while healing the region. Other treatments such as heat therapy, ultrasound or electrical stimulation may also be recommended as complementary measures along with spinal decompression.
Advanced Physical Health in Columbia, MO, is dedicated to providing you with the chiropractic care you need to improve the health and function of your body. Whether you are dealing with back pain, sciatica or bulging discs, we will cater treatments specifically to your problems and needs.