Until you experience a back injury, you cannot truly understand how debilitating it is. Virtually every movement uses one of the back or adjoining muscles. Back pain sufferers experience numbness, weakness, and decreased function of the back and legs. Back pain interferes with work, sleep, and relaxation and virtually every aspect of daily living. If your injury progresses to the point where the disc material of the spine moves into spaces occupied by nerves, you may be facing back surgery…well until now. With the inception of advanced decompression therapies such as the Chattanoga Decompression, Pettibon SRT and Z-Grav machines, patients now have a non- surgical options to help eliminate the pain they have been experiencing.
The technology today has become a “miracle” treatment for those who suffer with buldging or herniated discs. Some may say that it is too good to be true, but research indicates that 92% patients report overall improvement; of these, 5% improved 25-50%; 17% improved 50-75%; 70% improved 75-100%. (Gose, Naguszewski & Naguszewski , The Journal of Neurological Research, Volume 20)
As more people are experiencing relief and full recovery using the technology available, this treatment becomes a godsend for those suffering from back pain. If you have been through physical therapy, drugs, even prior chiropractic care, but do not want to assume the risks associated with back surgery, then spinal decompression is the best choice for your care.