Posts for: November, 2015
Spinal decompression offers a gentle and effective way to treat back pain.
Suffering from back pain can interrupt your entire life. Bee Caves Chiropractic and Scoliosis Center in Austin, Texas, offers spinal decompression therapy as a way to combat this common and often debilitating problem. Dr. Zeke Harkleroad has helped many patients by using this revolutionary therapy. We've answered a few of the common questions about it here.
What is spinal decompression?
At Bee Caves Chiropractic and Scoliosis Center in Austin, we offer spinal decompression as a therapeutic treatment for back pain caused by spinal disc abnormalities, pinched nerves and overuse injuries. A specialized table, equipped with moving parts and linked to a digital monitor, allows your Austin chiropractor to gently manipulate the spine through alternating stretching and relaxation maneuvers. This allows the spinal column to return to its optimal positioning and relieve pressure.
Is spinal decompression painful?
These sessions with your Austin chiropractor are designed to alleviate pain, not exacerbate it. You may feel some different sensations as the decompression machine does its job, but the vast majority of patients find the therapy sessions very comfortable and relaxing.
How long do spinal decompression sessions take?
Most sessions at our Austin chiropractic office with Dr. Zeke Harkleroad take less than an hour, depending on the severity of your condition.
Do I need to bring anything with me to my sessions?
Dr. Zeke suggests wearing comfortable, loose-fitting clothing for spinal decompression therapy session. You will not need to undress, but it's important to be comfortable during the treatment.
Is spinal decompression effective?
In a recent study, 86% of 219 people who went through a regimen of decompression therapy for degenerative disc disease found that their symptoms significantly improved.
If you're interested in learning more about how spinal decompression therapy can help your back pain, contact Bee Caves Chiropractic and Scoliosis Center in Austin to set up an evaluation with Dr. Zeke today!