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Spinal Decompression FAQ
Whether you suffer from unexplained back pain or you’ve been diagnosed with a specific condition, it’s likely you’ve heard of spinal decompression as a potential treatment option. We offer this therapy at Lifetime Health & Wellness. Before you decide if this treatment method is right for you, learn more about it from our chiropractors.
This therapy could treat your back pain if you suffer from:
Our chiropractors will evaluate you individually to determine your candidacy for spinal decompression. However, you may need to pursue a different treatment if any of the following apply to you:
Our chiropractors position you comfortably on a special therapy table where straps secure you in place. A specialized computer then begins the program created just for you, administering the ideal level and angle of decompression for the proper duration.
Most patients find spinal decompression to be relaxing. You may nap or listen to music during your 30 to 45 minute treatment sessions. Every session is followed by electrical stimulation and cryotherapy. You may need three to five treatments per week for a total of 15 to 20 sessions to completely decompress and stabilize your spine. This will be determined by your chiropractor and assessed during your decompression sessions and progress.
This therapy is:
The results you experience from spinal decompression vary depending on your condition and what other therapies you pair it with. We recommend combining spinal decompression with chiropractic care, acupuncture, and gentle at-home exercises for the best results. We can help you maximize your therapy with these complementary treatments available at our clinic.
To learn more about spinal decompression, or to schedule an appointment, please contact Lifetime Health & Wellness.