What Is Thoracic Spinal Decompression and How Does It Work?
The purpose of thoracic spinal decompression is to relieve pressure on the spine. By gently stretching the spine, pressure is relieved from the spinal discs. This can help to reduce pain and improve mobility.
Thoracic spinal decompression is often used to treat conditions such as herniated discs, spinal stenosis, and chronic pain. It can be performed in a clinic with a computerized table. Thoracic spinal decompression is a safe and effective treatment for many conditions. It can help to improve mobility and reduce pain.
Who Can Benefit From Thoracic Spinal Decompression?
Anyone who is experiencing pain in the thoracic spine may benefit from this treatment. This includes people who have:
Consult our doctors if you are unsure whether or not you would be a good candidate for this treatment.
How Often Should You Receive Treatment for Thoracic Spinal Decompression?
The frequency of treatment for thoracic spinal decompression will vary depending on the individual and their specific needs. However, most people will need to come in for treatment at least once a week to start seeing results. As symptoms improve, you may be able to reduce the number of treatments needed. Speak with your doctor to create a treatment plan that works best for you.
A typical scenario would be to have treatments 2 to 3 times per week for the first 4-6 weeks. Then, as symptoms improve, treatments can be reduced to monthly for another 6 weeks, depending on the individual’s response to treatment.
If you are not seeing any improvement after a few sessions of treatment, your doctor may recommend discontinuing therapy or trying a different approach. Spinal decompression is generally safe and effective, but it may not be right for everyone. Talk to your doctor about all of your options before making a decision.
What Are the Side Effects of Thoracic Spinal Decompression?
There are a few potential side effects of thoracic spinal decompression, including:
• Pain in the treated area
• Numbness or tingling sensations
These side effects are usually mild and temporary. Thoracic spinal decompression is a safe and effective treatment option for people suffering from back pain. It can help reduce pain and improve function. If you are considering this treatment, be sure to talk to your doctor about the potential risks and benefits.
What Is the Success Rate of Thoracic Non-surgical Spinal Decompression Therapy?
The success rate of thoracic non-surgical spinal decompression therapy is quite high. In most cases, patients report a significant reduction in pain after just a few sessions. However, as with any treatment, there are no guarantees and results may vary from person to person.
What Are the Benefits of Spinal Decompression for the Thoracic Spine?
Spinal decompression is a treatment that can help relieve pressure on the spinal cord and nerves. It can also help to improve blood circulation and reduce inflammation.
This treatment may be helpful for people who have conditions such as:
- Herniated discs
- Spinal stenosis
There are many benefits of spinal decompression for the thoracic spine, including:
- Relief from pain
- Reduced inflammation
- Improved blood circulation
- Correction of deformities or curvatures in the spine
- Prevention of further damage to the spine
How Is Non-surgical Spinal Decompression Therapy Performed?
Non-surgical spinal decompression therapy uses a device known as an “inversion table” to help stretch and separate the vertebrae in the spine. The patient is placed on the table, which then slowly inverts (or turns) them upside down. This stretching force helps to create negative pressure within the discs, which pulls the herniated or bulging portion of the disc back into place. In some cases, this can also help stimulate blood flow and encourage the growth of new tissue within the disc. Many patients find relief from their symptoms after undergoing a series of treatments.
Non-surgical spinal decompression therapy is a safe and effective treatment for many people with back pain and other spine-related symptoms. If you are considering this treatment, be sure to consult with a qualified healthcare professional first. They can help you determine if this therapy is right for you and advise you on how many treatments you may need to achieve the desired results.
While non-surgical spinal decompression therapy is considered a safe and effective treatment for many people, it is not right for everyone.
Is there any research to support the effectiveness of non-surgical spinal decompression?
According to more than ten research articles, spinal decompression has a success rate of more than 88.9%. Dr John Leslie shared the following statistics with the American Academy of Pain Management on September 5, 2007:
- A pilot study of spinal decompression that is non-randomized and multicenter.
- Research aimed at evaluating the effectiveness and safety of spinal decompression in treating chronic lower back pain.
- Participants have been suffering from chronic lower back pain for on average ten years.
- The result of a spinal decompression treatment was a 50% reduction in pain scores within two weeks.
- Over eighty-nine percent of patients were successful at the end of the six-week protocol.
If you’re suffering from back pain, neck pain, or any other condition that is affecting your mobility, thoracic spinal decompression may be the right treatment for you. This safe and effective therapy can help to improve your quality of life. Contact us today to schedule a consultation and see if thoracic spinal decompression is right for you.
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