Spinal Decompression
Hudson Family Chiropractic and Physical Therapy

Spinal Decompression in Hoboken, NJ
Hudson Family Chiropractic and Physical Therapy

Spinal Decompression in Hoboken, NJ: Spinal decompression is a non-surgical, non-invasive, specialized technique designed to alleviate pressure on the spinal discs and nerves, making it an ideal treatment for debilitating low back, neck, radiating leg & arm pain,. Whether you’re suffering from herniated discs, degenerative disc disease, sciatica, or even spinal stenosis, our team can employ spinal decompression to help address your specific needs effectively. Decompression Therapy effectively relieves  pain by reducing the pressure on spinal discs and facet joints through unloading created by distraction and positioning. Decompression Therapy effectively enhances the healing process and often renders quick, effective and amazing pain relief that enables most patients to return to a more active lifestyle

The procedure involves the use of a traction table that gently stretches and releases the spine.  You are fully clothed during spinal decompression therapy. The doctor fits you with a harness and you either lie face down or face up on a computer-controlled table. A doctor operates the computer, customizing treatment to your specific needs. This controlled stretching acts as a remarkable method for repositioning the spine and creating negative pressure within the affected areas. By creating this negative pressure, spinal decompression encourages the retraction of herniated or bulging discs, effectively relieving pressure on the nerves and facilitating the natural healing process.

One of the primary benefits of spinal decompression is pain relief. As the pressure on the affected discs diminishes, nerve irritation subsides, leading to a reduction in pain levels. This enhanced comfort enables individuals to experience increased mobility and perform daily activities with ease. Furthermore, spinal decompression stimulates the circulation of oxygen, water, and nutrient-rich fluids to the spinal discs, assisting with their repair and restoration.

Apart from pain relief, spinal decompression also aids in the restoration of proper spinal alignment. By gently stretching and elongating the spine, this technique can realign the vertebral discs, promoting improved posture and spinal stability. Proper alignment not only prevents further damage to the spine but also prevents nerve impingement, which may cause pain, tingling, or weakness in different parts of the body.

The benefits of spinal decompression extend beyond physical relief. Many patients report an improvement in their overall mental well-being, as the reduction in pain and improved mobility instills a sense of joy and optimism. By restoring the spine’s health and function, spinal decompression empowers individuals to pursue an active lifestyle and engage in their daily activities without pain or limitations.

Is Spinal Decompression right for you?

Decompression Therapy is a highly successful treatment for patients suffering from bulging, herniated, degenerative, or ruptured discs as well as sciatica, and failed back surgery cases. This treatment can help patients avoid the risk of anesthesia, surgical complications, and the potential of failed back surgery. Decompression Therapy begins with a series of sessions typically 3-4 times per week. Each session is approximately 8-12 minutes.  After treatment, your doctor may prescribe specific exercises designed to help you regain proper control and strength of the stabilization muscles, which can help create long term benefits.

How many visits will you need?

Depending on your condition, you may need 12 to 20 sessions.  It is our goal to make sure you become pain-free, and your safety during treatment is important to us.

Who should not have non-surgical spinal decompression?

Ask your doctor whether or not you are a good candidate for non-surgical spinal decompression. People with any of these conditions should not have non-surgical spinal decompression:
Abdominal aortic aneurysm
Advanced osteoporosis
Metal implants in the spine

Certified in the Kennedy Decompression Technique:

The certification course is taught by the leading expert in spinal decompression, Jay Kennedy, D.C., who has trained doctors worldwide and treated thousands of patients using a variety of decompression systems. The topics cover an array of subjects including proper patient selection, patient positioning, treatment time, amount of force, and ancillary procedures. The course entails over 40 hours including hands-on training sessions, followed by a certification examination. It is approved by leading Chiropractic Colleges. After completing this comprehensive course, we are pleased that we can now better serve our patients and others in the community with advanced spinal decompression therapy. This advanced technique is a non-surgical option that can finally bring relief to many people who suffer from neck or back pain.

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