Select Spine & Sports Medicine

Spinal Decompression Therapy (Non-Surgical) in Friendswood, TX

Did you know that there are gentle, non-surgical treatment options for your back pain and nerve discomfort? If you suffer from either of these, Select Spine & Sports Medicine has a solution for you! Non-surgical spinal decompression therapy is a service that many of our patients take advantage of. In addition to outstanding results, these gentle pull-release methods can actually heal spinal discs and nerve impingement. This is the relief you’ve been waiting for.

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If you have:

  • Bulging discs
  • Wear in your spinal joints
  • Injured spinal nerves
  • Herniated discs
  • Degenerated discs

… then you are in chronic back pain. This pain needs to be addressed so that you can enjoy your life. Any and all of these conditions come with side effects.

You may feel:

  1. Pain
  2. Tingling
  3. Weakness
  4. Sciatic nerve pain
  5. Burning

Spinal decompression therapy is a non-surgical way to treat your symptoms and their root cause. This is a gentle method used by chiropractors and osteopaths. At our practice, we have highly qualified practitioners who can provide this method of treatment. You have the right to stop pain in its tracks! Read on to learn more about the benefits that spinal decompression can have for you.


What is Non-Surgical Spinal Decompression Therapy?

Non-surgical spinal decompression therapy may be referred to NSSD or SDT (Spinal Decompression Therapy). This form of treatment is for people who have symptomatic diseases or degeneration in their spinal discs. The goal of NSSD or SDT is to re-establish disc health. The goal is to restore optimal health to the spine, which is dynamic in nature. This means that it can be acted on through gentle physical force. If manipulated correctly and routinely, discs can be normalized and pain-causing conditions may be reversed or healed.

The theory behind spinal decompression is to create negative pressure that encourages repositioning and to create lower pressure that will promote healing.

 

Non-Surgical Spinal Decompression Therapy in Friendswood, TX

How Non-Surgical Spinal Decompression Therapy Works

In a spinal decompression therapy session, you will lie on a table. This mechanism is designed to put you in a state of traction, which is essential for this kind of therapy. You will be harnessed to the table so that you are completely comfortable and secure. 

The upper part of the table will not move. The lower part of the table will move. This is what creates the tension. The automated process is carefully controlled by our expert care providers. 

After a short time, after you have been gently and carefully moved back and forth, you will be unharnessed and get up from the table. You should not feel pain during the process or after treatment. It is likely that you will feel stretched and relaxed.

It may help to view this video, which will give you a visual of what non-surgical spinal decompression therapy looks like in our offices.

 

Benefits of Spinal Decompression Therapy

For many people, undergoing surgery for back pain is not a first choice. In addition to requiring significant recovery time, it is also not a guarantee to provide long-term relief. This dilemma was the catalyst for the development of this kind of therapy.

Non-surgical spinal decompression therapy has been shown to:

  • Decrease pain
  • Rehydrate spinal discs
  • Reduce disc bulging/protrusion size
  • Improve your functional abilities
  • Decrease the likelihood of surgery
  • Reduce or eliminate pain

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More Info About NSSD and SDT

Both forms of treatment are performed by expert practitioners. Normally, these are people who are trained in chiropractic care or osteopathy. At Select Spine & Sports Medicine, our medical staff is highly qualified and experienced. If you would like to learn more about the credentials of our two primary providers, follow the links below:

Dr. Joe Denke, DC, CCSP

Dr. Joe Fuhrman, DC

Non-surgical spinal decompression therapy is:

  • NOT performed with old-fashioned pulley and weight-based systems
  • NOT painful or traumatic
  • NOT risky or dangerous

We use the highest-quality tools and you will only work with credentialed professionals. Our office will assess your eligibility, as this form of treatment is not recommended for some patients with unique medical conditions or who are pregnant.

Non-surgical spinal decompression is:

  • Helpful for back pain relief
  • Best if performed over a series of several weeks
  • Best if coupled with other chiropractic care and rehabilitation exercises

 

Book a Visit

Do you want to learn more about this therapy? Select Spine & Sports Medicine is immensely qualified to help you.

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Feel free to reach out directly to learn about how you can be assessed as a candidate for this kind of treatment.

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