Chiropractic Decompression Table Therapy for Low Back and Neck Pain
Hill Decompression Table
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Spinal surgery is a scary thing. Our nerves are the main mode of transportation for the electrical signals from the brain to the rest of the body; letting sharp instruments near this sensitive area comes with a significant amount of risk. In the series premiere of Lost on ABC, one major character recounts a story of his first time operating on the spine of a sixteen-year-old kid. “At the end,” he says, “after thirteen hours I was closing her up and I accidentally ripped her dural sac; it’s at the base of the spine where all the nerves come together. A membrane as thin as tissue and it ripped open -- nerves just spilled out of her like angel hair pasta.” Pretty scary imagery for the first half-hour of a network television program, sure, but a harsh possible reality of having a surgeon take a scalpel to your back. Usually, this type of spinal decompression surgery is meant to alleviate pain caused by a pinched nerve root but is there a less invasive way to find serious relief for life-debilitating back pain? Something that is just as effective but less risky? And you can find it at your Carpe Diem Chiropractic offices in Fort Lauderdale and Plantation, Florida.
Spinal Decompression Therapy is a safe, comfortable, and effective chiropractic treatment for people who suffer from low back and neck pain in the lumbar and cervical area. If your spinal disc is involved with your discomforts or if you’ve secured yourself a diagnosis of a bulging and/or herniated disc, then this chiropractic spinal decompression therapy may be exactly what you have been searching for!
Dr. Barak Meraz, a board-certified chiropractor practicing at Carpe Diem Chiropractic in Fort Lauderdale and Plantation, Florida, may use decompression therapy throughout regular chiropractic treatment to help aid in taking the pressure off discs and nerves which may be the root cause of your inflammation and pain. Although we cannot guarantee results, clinical trials have shown that 75% to 86% of people had immediate resolution of symptoms (. Most patients mention feeling a slight stretching or pulling sensation in the back or neck during decompression table therapy -- with immediate relief. Some actually fall asleep during treatment!
How does decompression therapy help with low back and neck pain? The decompression table is a sophisticated system that simply stretches or “unloads” your spine to decrease pressure on the disc. This unloading allows for nutrition and more blood circulation to flow throughout the injured area and start the healing process. The difference between this decompression table and others is the authentic BIT™ System (Bio-Intuitive Technology). It continually measures and responds in milliseconds to each individual patient. Simply, the table automatically corrects itself if needed, delivering consistent and smooth decompression force.
How long is decompression therapy treatment? Every person and injury is different so treatment plans are usually not the same. Decompression therapy is anywhere from fifteen to twenty minutes. We have to remember that healing takes time! The goal for this treatment is to decrease disc/nerve pressure while increasing blood circulation and nutrients to the affected area. Although people have had immediate relief, the plan is to make this relief last as long as possible.
At Fort Lauderdale's Carpe Diem Chiropractic, Dr. Barak Meraz uses the decompression table as a tool to help the overall goal of reaching your maximum healing ability. We use a Whole Person Approach to find the cause of any issue and correct it, meaning most low back pain is due to poor posture from the upper body creating more pressure in the low back. Remember -- the pain might be in one area but the cause may come from somewhere else.
Don’t wait for the pain to get worse, call today 954-980-5483, and start your natural, non-invasive approach to health and wellness with a result-oriented Fort Lauderdale chiropractor or if you live near Plantation, Florida, call 954-581-1999 . You don’t have to resort to surgery and you, too, can seize the day -- not your back -- with Dr. Barak Meraz at Carpe Diem Chiropractic!