Spinal Decompression and How It Helps You Heal
There are millions of Americans suffering from issues like neck and back pain, herniated discs, and various musculoskeletal problems. In many cases, spinal decompression, a chiropractic care technique, can help alleviate pain, improve recovery times, and even help prevent future spinal issues. Here is more information about what spinal decompression is, what to expect from treatment, and how people in Norfolk can benefit from this type of chiropractic care.
The Basics of Spinal Decompression
After a thorough assessment of your pain, range of motion, and history, Linn Chiropractic of Norfolk will determine if spinal decompression is right for you. While using this technique, a trained chiropractor or therapist will gently stretch your spine with a spinal flexion table. Using this chiropractic table, you can reduce pressure of your spinal nerves and improve blood flow to the various parts of your vertebrae. This technique essentially produces space and mobility between your spinal joints and with the intent of helping you reduce your pain.
What Should You Use Spinal Decompression For?
There are a variety of conditions that are well suited for spinal decompression. Back pain, sciatica, herniated or bulging disc, injured spinal cord nerve roots, degenerative disc disease, and worn-down spinal joins are usually the most common symptoms that lead to people to choose spinal decompression treatments. For whiplash sufferers, spinal decompression is often a first-line treatment and is highly preferable to painkillers and other highly invasive surgical treatments.
In many cases, you may be experiencing health issues that you don’t even know are related to spinal dysfunction, which is why a thorough health assessment is essential.
What To Expect During Treatment
The standard treatment for spinal decompression lasts between 5 to 15 minutes. However, multiple treatments may be necessary for you to see the best results. Not only is spinal decompression highly effective, but it’s a non-invasive treatment that doesn’t involve any painkillers. Given the current crisis with painkillers in the United States, people are increasingly turning to chiropractic therapies like spinal decompression to naturally heal painful conditions without the risks seen with complicated surgeries.
After the treatment, you can simply go about your normal daily life and won’t have to deal with any side effects. Quite often spinal decompression will be paired with other therapies to achieve optimal results.
Linn Chiropractic has years of experience providing patients with spinal decompression therapy and have seen excellent results with helping patients manage pain and reduce their symptoms. Linn Chiropractic of Norfolk is a full-service chiropractic care office. If you want to make an appointment or learn more about spinal decompression therapy, then call us at (402)371-8864 or visit our office at 100 W Benjamin Ave, Norfolk, Ne 68701.