DDT - Spinal Disc Decompression Therapy
Spinal Disc Decompression Therapy is an Alternative to Surgery
You don't have to live in debilitating pain. Whether you have lower back pain, a pinched nerve, sciatica, neck pain, or a variety of symptoms related to damaged or degenerative discs, as well as syndromes of the lumbar and cervical spine, Spinal Disc Decompression Therapy may be for you.
The gentle distractive forces of the DDT therapy create negative pressure in the spinal disc by distraction with proper positioning. You'll experience several cycles of stretch and relaxation, which graduates to a peak over a period of 10-30 minutes.
Therapy sessions typically last less than 30 minutes, 3 times a week, transitioning from passive to active treatments as you respond. Many patients are released from treatment after 8 weeks. Though each patient is different, the clinical results of therapy have been effective in a very high percentage of patients treated.
This gentle, non-surgical therapy can provide relief from the following:
- Lower back pain
- Sciatica pain
- Pinched nerve pain and neck pain that are caused from spinal disc conditions such as a bulging disc
- Herniated disc or degenerative disc disease
A complete program targeting the function of the stabilization muscles is a vital part of Spinal Disc Decompression Therapy. Exercise and adjunctive therapies such as heat, muscle stimulation, ultrasound, and cold therapy can assist in rehabilitation of these structures. Our goal is to not only help heal the disc, but to also enhance muscular control and support of the back and neck. Regular home exercise and periodic visits to our office will help in maintaining your spinal health and reduce the probability of re-occurrence. Clinical results of this type of therapy have been effective in over 75% of the patients treated and most patients find long-term relief or effective management of their pain when they complete the entire program of treatments utilizing Spinal Disc Decompression Therapy.
If you are experiencing pain, contact us today for a complimentary exam and consultation to determine if chiropractic care can help you. Call us at 816-373-3373 or request an appointment online. We look forward to helping provide you relief from your pain and restoring normal body function.