At SOHMA Integrative Medicine in Long Beach and Lakewood, CA, we offer non-surgical spinal decompression treatments for our patients who are experiencing lower back pain or neck pain. This type of therapy stretches your spine using spinal traction. A specialized decompression table is used to take pressure off of your disks and spine. It repositions your vertebrae specifically, and naturally, often bringing healing, lengthening, or other positive effects to the area. Most often, people with radiating nerve pain that travels down their arms or legs benefit the most from this type of non-surgical treatment.
We are finding that non-surgical spinal decompression is effective for bringing relief to patients with a wide variety of back and neck issues. In general, the decompressive pressure from the table causes your discs protrusions ro disc bulges to retract, taking pressure off of nearby nerves and encouraging the flow of blood, oxygen, and nutrients to the area to promote healing.
As a result, types of back or neck pain, such as sciatica, can be helped with spinal decompression therapy. Other conditions that might be helped include
- Herniated discs
- Bulging discs
- Degenerative disc disease and more.
Benefits of Treatment from SOHMA Integrative Medicine in Long Beach and Lakewood, CA
Recovery from spinal surgery can take several days, weeks, or even months in the hospital with the assistance of pain relief medications as well as physical therapy. On the other hand, spinal decompression therapy requires no downtime, no recovery, and no risky side effects. When it comes to choosing a method for back pain relief, many patients find that choosing a surgical procedure with no guarantees is not as attractive as choosing a simpler and safer type of therapy.
We have seen countless patient cases which have proven non-surgical spinal decompression is a safe and effective solution to avoiding the risk associated with a spinal surgery.