Spinal Decompression Therapy
Searching for somewhere that does spinal decompression in Littleton, Aurora, and Centennial CO? We at Mountain View Pain Center believe that when you are in pain, you should get treated as soon as possible by those who care about your well being.
Spinal decompression may be just what you need for a variety of conditions from spinal stenosis, degenerative discs, neck pain, pinched nerves, and sciatica to lower back pain, cervical or lumbar spine pain, and post-operative complications.
What is Spinal Decompression Therapy?
Spinal decompression is a non-surgical procedure done gently. It helps give relief to pain from the lower back and neck, and from sciatica. It is one of the most innovative ways to help herniated and bulging discs and a breakthrough for those with degenerative disc disease.
This treatment is done through mechanical traction devices. These are devices that are able to reduce the natural propensity to have muscle spasms and resistance to external forces. Through mechanical traction, we can reduce intradiscal pressure through traction force of the spinal column discs. Spinal decompression controls the force as well as the angle of disc distraction, unlike “traction tables”. It improves blood flow, proper spinal disc positioning, and the exchange of nutrients to the affected area. You will be stretched and then relaxed throughout the entire process.
Spinal Decompression Therapy Timeline
Each spinal decompression therapy visit will be around 20 minutes and we typically schedule you for about three visits a week in the beginning month. We will then, after that month, work you from getting passive treatments to more active treatments after your body begins to respond. You will start to feel less pain within six to ten treatments. On average, clients are able to be released from spinal decompression therapy after two months of treatment.
We believe in providing you with a complete therapy program, with the target of having your tendons, muscles, and ligaments stabilized with spinal decompression. We know we will need to include home exercise and other therapy along with spinal decompression to give your body everything it requires to heal properly, such as cold and heat therapy, ultrasound, and muscle stimulation.
Maintaining Your Spinal Health
You are able to maintain proper spinal alignment and good spinal health through regular visits to us for adjustments and through good home exercise. Spinal decompression has been clinically found to be effective in more than two-thirds of people treated. It is a good long-term relief treatment that helps with a variety of pains. We will tell you some of the best home exercises to do to keep yourself healthy with the condition you’re seeing us for.
If you have questions regarding spinal decompression and whether it may be right for your pain and health condition, call us at Mountain View Pain Center and talk with us. We’re here to help!