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Who Would Benefit From Spinal Decompression Therapy?

Do you have back pain and wonder if spinal decompression therapy is for you? Would you give almost anything to get some relief but aren’t sure if this is the avenue to take? Before you can answer questions like these, you need to know exactly what spinal decompression therapy is.

Spinal Decompression Therapy Defined

Spinal decompression therapy involves the use of a motorized device (sometimes called a traction table) to elongate and stretch your spine. Although it sounds like something from medieval times, it is actually a very gentle process used by many chiropractors, osteopaths, and other doctors as an effective pain treatment option.

The goal of this type of therapy is to provide you with relief of your back pain without subjecting you to a lifetime of brain-altering pain medications or invasive surgery. It essentially relieves the pressure on your discs slowly and naturally, while helping your spine return to better health.

Who It Helps

So, who would benefit from spinal decompression therapy and the pain relief that it offers? Here are just a few conditions that respond very well to this particular treatment method:

  • Bulging discs
  • Herniated discs
  • Degenerating disc disease
  • Sciatica

Basically, it helps almost anyone with back, leg or neck pain. So, whether you have a sedentary lifestyle that makes your back ache from lack of movement, or you’re physically active and can feel the effects on your spine, spinal decompression therapy can help lessen your pain and improve your quality of life.

If you’re looking for a Nashville chiropractor that wants to ease your pain naturally, yet effectively, Dr. Jim Sweeney in Nashville, TN is there for you. Don’t wait for relief to find you. Come to us and we’ll lead you straight to it!

April 08, 2014

Dr. Sweeney

Dr. Jim Sweeney & Dr. Jon Sweeney, your Nashville Chiropractors and Palmer College of Chiropractic West graduates, provide quality chiropractic care to patients in Nashville, TN. If you suffer from back pain, neck pain, headache, sciatica or have been in an auto collision, Sweeney Chiropractic can get you back on the road to health.