What is Spinal Decompression?

Spinal Decompression is the result of traction when negative pressure is created withini the disc during traction. There are different types of traction. One common type of traction is Intersegmental Traction. This is a common modality used by chiropractors and physical therapists.

Uses for Spinal Decompression

  • Bulging, prolapsed, or herniated discs
  • Fall from height
  • Sports accident
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Spinal Arthritis
  • Sciatica
  • Degenerative disc disease
  • Neck pain
  • Pain radiating down the arm
  • “Pinched nerves”