Chronic Back Pain? 5 Reasons Why Spinal Decompression May Be The Solution

If you are struggling with chronic back pain, the debilitating pain can make life lose meaning. Your pain and discomfort can be worsened by seemingly simple movements including rising from a chair or shifting your position while sleeping. There is hope for you at Samwell Institute for Pain Management. Dr. Jay M. Shah and his team have a reputation for sound therapies to help liberate you from pain so that you can return to what you used to be.

Below are the reasons why your doctor may recommend spinal decompression therapy for your back problems.

Understanding Spinal Decompression Therapy?

Spinal decompression therapy is a non-invasive treatment option that uses gentle traction in restoring the position of spinal discs and relieving nerve pain due to pressure on spinal structures. The position of spinal discs can be altered by injury or by health conditions.

Five Reasons To Consider Non-Surgical Spinal Decompression Therapy

Dr. Jay M. Shah considers various reasons when recommending spinal decompression therapy as your treatment option. Among the reasons include:

Spinal Decompression Therapy Helps Soothe Irritated And Inflamed Nerves

Osteoarthritis and herniated discs cause spinal stenosis or narrowing of the spinal canal. This can lead to the entrapment and irritation of spinal nerve roots, resulting in pain which is then transferred into your arms and legs.

Spinal decompression therapy helps restore the spinal cavity’s correct space to relieve pain and inflammation of the pinched nerves.

Spinal Decompression Therapy Relieves Pain Caused By Herniated Or Bulging Discs

The bones in your spine (vertebrae) are separated by spinal discs to help prevent friction. Spinal discs act as shock absorbers and each disc is made up of a tough exterior to help maintain shape and position within the spinal cord. The discs contain a gel-like material for lubrication.

The inner gel-like material may start to bulge outwards due to injury or old age. This exerts pressure on the surrounding nerves, which can be a bit painful. Spinal decompression therapy helps relax and stretch your spine to enable the bulging disc material to assume its initial position.

Spinal Decompression Therapy Restores Your Body’s Natural Healing Ability

Your spine has nerves and other structures that require a steady supply of nutrients to remain functional and healthy. Spinal decompression therapy helps restore normal positioning of spinal discs, enhancing the natural flow of blood and nutrients to create an ideal environment for healing.

Spinal Decompression Therapy Can Be Incorporated With Other Treatments

You require a broad treatment plan to obtain the best results when managing back pain. Your doctor will incorporate other treatment plans, including physical therapy, with spinal decompressions to increase your treatment’s success rate.

Spinal Decompression Therapy Is Painless And Safe

Dr. Jay M. Shah and his team use their combined years of experience in pain management, and you can be sure to get safe and effective treatment at their facility. You will feel relaxed and experience no pain during treatment.

Schedule an evaluation to learn how spinal decompression therapy can provide relief from chronic back pain.