Spinal Decompression in Pittsburgh: Spinal Decompression Therapy is a treatment that helps alleviate pain associated with the discs in the spine that are between vertebrae. Spinal decompression involves stretching the spine, using a traction table or similar motorized device, with the goal of relieving pain and increasing functionality in the spine.
Spinal Decompression is a Non-Invasive Treatment to Decrease Pain at Hurley Chiropractic Center
Over time, due to age, lifestyle or injury, discs can bulge, become herniated or degenerate. Once this process begins, pain, limited range of motion and discomfort may occur in the spine and in the legs. This low-risk treatment is essential for anyone with lower back issues.
Spinal Decompression can help with the following ailments:
- Back or neck pain
- Bulging or herniated disks
- Degenerative disc disease
- Worn spinal joints (posterior facet syndrome)
- Injured or diseased spinal nerve roots
Spinal Decompression Treatment Alleviates Pressure and Elongates the Spine
After Spinal Decompression, patients will feel elongated and relaxed. Other therapies may be combined with spinal decompression, such as diet recommendations and exercises depending on the patient. It is nonsurgical and painless.
There are various kinds of surgical spinal decompression but they are usually classified as a laminectomy or a microdiscectomy. This specialized treatment that involves stretching of the spine can improve posture, flexibility and daily living. Creating space and lowering pressure in the discs will cause an influx of healing nutrients and other substances to the disc that are important for improving functions of the body. This lower back treatment allows the body to stretch in a different way that you would be unable to do at home.
Call Today to see how Spinal Decompression can be a Vital Part of Your Treatment Plan
Call today at (412) 882-3300 to schedule a complimentary consultation to see if spinal decompression is the best treatment route for you. Dr. Hurley will work with you to cultivate the best treatment plan possible!