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Spinal Decompression

disc injury

Spinal Decompression therapy is an advanced state-of-the-art rehab that provides non-surgical, non-invasive and drug-free alternative treatment for patients who suffer from:

  • Lower back & neck pain
  • Pain due to herniated or bulging discs
  • Persistent pain from a degenerated discs not responding to conventional therapy (Chiropractic + Physical therapy)
  • Recurrent pain from a failed back surgery that is more than six months old
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Sciatica
  • Pinched nerve
  • Spinal arthritis
  • Facet syndrome

It is a form of computer-controlled, intermittent traction that is designed to provide precise decompression to the injured spinal joints or discs to relieve the pressure on spinal nerves. When decompression therapy is applied to lumbar or cervical spine in variable direction as necessary for patient’s condition, it creates a negative pressure in the center of the intervertebral disc, thus creating a vacuum phenomenon in order to retract or reduce the size of the herniated or bulging disc’s gelatinous internal material (nucleus purposes). While the negative pressure within the disc not only helps to eliminate pressure from nerve compression but at the same time, it creates an osmotic gradient, which allows the compressed or degenerated discs to draw in moisture & nutrients, reoxygenate and rehydrate from the surrounding body tissues and repair the injured annulus. Intervertebral discs do not have proper circulation themselves, and therefore, they receive their nutrition primarily from the cartilaginous end plates of the vertebrae above and below the disc and also partly from epidural vessels. Overall, Spinal Decompression therapy treats the patient’s pain by correcting the root of the problem, with complete or very long lasting relief.

Research in the medical community has shown the effectiveness of spinal decompression therapy of 86% success rate with immediate relief of symptoms. Using MRI imaging, one of the studies has reported 90% reduction of disc herniation in 10 out of 14 cases.

What is different about Decompression therapy is that it can alter the biochemistry and physiology of the disc, while the surgery cannot.

Is Spinal Decompression Therapy Right for you?

Contact our office today to schedule your consultation. During the consultation, we can determine the number of visits you require based on your condition, the severity of your symptoms, a thorough orthopedic/neurological exams, and proper diagnostic imaging. The patients who receive a complete series of treatment experience either permanent or very long lasting relief. Spinal decompression therapy is an alternative to both medications and surgery with no significant side effects.

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Chiropractic South Plainfield NJ Chiropractic Health & Rehabilitation Center

Chiropractic Health & Rehabilitation Center
904 Oak Tree Avenue Suite E
South Plainfield, NJ 07080
(908) 755-3646

“She (Dr. Patel) treated my case with utmost care. She spent time to understand, analyze the cause of my problems before she started the treatment. Her treatment has been very effective. She’s very cordial, makes you feel at home & has a very positive attitude.”

- R.R.

“Dr. Patel was extremely courteous, professional and helpful. She assured me that she would do her best to get my back to normal as quickly as possible. She definitely kept her word.”

- M.K.

“I was happy to have found Dr. Mital Patel. I went to her once or twice a week for four weeks. Dr. Patel’s treatment reduced my neck pain within two adjustments.”

- C.W.

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904 Oak Tree Avenue Suite E
South Plainfield, NJ 07080