Spinal Decompression is the fastest way to relieve pain from disc herniations, disc bulges, and disc injuries of the neck and low back. At Collaborative Healthcare, we combine the use of cutting edge treatments with a multi-disciplined approach of pain management, chiropractic care, and spinal rehabilitation to not only treat disc
injuries but to help regenerate and heal injured disc and tissues.
Most injuries to the spine are compressive in nature, the long term effects of gravity, the load applied to the spine with activities like bending and lifting as well as postural stresses associated with sitting apply loads to the discs, joints, and supporting structures of the spine which can cause damage. Spinal Decompression reduces and reverse the pressure applied on the injured and inflamed areas, relieving pain and aiding in the healing and recovery of the tissues.
Spinal Decompression Therapy has been approved by the FDA for the treatment of disc injuries since 2001. Spinal decompression has been highly effective in the treatment of herniated or bulging disc, pinched nerves, sciatica, spinal stenosis, disc degeneration (arthritis), and failed back surgery syndrome. Not only is it the least invasive and the most cost effective method of treatment, but is also free of side effects and many of the risks associated with medications and epidural injections.
How It Works
Spinal Decompression Therapy involves gently stretching the spine, using a spinal decompression table to comfortably elongate and decompress the disc and surrounding tissues.
Spinal decompression is a very comfortable treatment that enlivens the disc by freeing it from pressure so it can heal itself.
Spinal Decompression Therapy involves gently stretching the spine, using a traction table or similar motorized device, with the goal of relieving back pain and/or leg pain. This technique is used to treat the problem part of the spine and works by reducing pressure between the discs and placing gentle suction on the herniated tissue. This helps pull the disc tissue back into place, removes pressure from the pinched nerve, and reduces inflammation.
Often, the suction created during decompression can also rehydrate the discs and improve the space between vertebrae, relieving the pressure on the nerves in the spinal column that are the source of the pain. Rehydrating the disc restores its ability to absorb shock, which further relieves stress on joints and supporting tissue. These processes work to slow and sometimes even halt damage from Osteoarthritis. Spinal Decompression is widely considered the most effective noninvasive treatment for patients suffering from a wide variety of back pain and neck pain including:
Bulging or Herniated Discs
Degenerative Disc Disease
Posterior Facet Syndrome
Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
Non-Specified Mechanical Low Back Pain or Neck Pain
Collaborative Healthcare is the only pain clinic in Lexington SC to combine the use of spinal decompression, with traditional medical therapies, chiropractic care, and spinal rehabilitation to help treat neck and back pain and disc disorders.