Spinal Decompression

Spinal decompression has gained popularity and credibility for its effectiveness in dealing with a multitude of spinal issues. This procedure works by creating negative pressure within the disc, which causes the bulging or herniated disc material to retract and promote the movement of nutrient-rich fluids, oxygen, and other substances essential for healing the disc.

How Spinal Decompression Works

The human spine, a complex structure comprising bones, discs, nerves, and muscles, is prone to various conditions that can cause discomfort and pain. Spinal decompression works on the premise of relieving this pain.

When a person lies on the spinal decompression table, the computer-controlled machine gently stretches their spine. As this occurs, pressure is relieved from the spinal discs - the gel-like cushions between the bones in your spine. This process creates a negative pressure within the disc, leading to the retraction or repositioning of the herniated or protruding disc material.

The lower pressure in the disc incites an influx of healing nutrients and other substances into the disc, fostering a better healing environment. Spinal decompression works by relieving the pressure on your spinal discs, thereby alleviating pain and promoting healing.

Applications of Spinal Decompression

Spinal decompression, with its ability to alleviate pain and accelerate healing, has a wide range of applications. It has been found effective in the treatment of several spinal conditions. These include herniated discs, degenerative disc disease, posterior facet syndrome, and radiculopathy.

Spinal decompression is also used for treating spinal stenosis, a condition characterized by the narrowing of spaces within your spine, which can put pressure on the nerves. It further extends its application to conditions like sciatica, characterized by pain affecting the back, hip, and outer side of the leg, caused by compression of a spinal nerve root.

The Benefits of Spinal Decompression

The health benefits of spinal decompression are vast. Spinal decompression plays a significant role in pain management. It is often used as an alternative to invasive procedures like surgery, particularly for those with chronic back, neck, or sciatica pain.

Additionally, this treatment promotes the movement of oxygen, fluids, and nutrient-rich substances into the discs, fostering a conducive environment for healing. This not only accelerates the healing process but also improves spinal health in the long run.

Spinal decompression is also beneficial in improving mobility. By alleviating pain, it allows individuals to move more freely and engage in physical activities that they might have avoided due to discomfort or pain.

Lastly, spinal decompression therapy can be customized according to individual needs. The intensity of the decompression, the number of sessions, and the overall treatment plan can be tailored to address the specific condition and severity of the patient. This personalized approach enhances the effectiveness of the treatment and ensures better pain management.

Is Spinal Decompression Right for You?

At Summit Medical Care Center, we have taken spinal decompression to the next level by employing advanced techniques and personalized treatment. With our commitment to patient care and state-of-the-art technology, we have emerged as a go-to center for spinal decompression therapy. Schedule a consultation today.