Spinal Decompression is long axis computerized traction applied to the neck or back. The goal is for the table to simulate your discs normal “pump mechanism” which has typically failed in most if not all Spinal Decompression candidates. Simulation of the pump mechanism helps to bring water, oxygen and nutrients into the disc so that it can heal over time.
Spinal Decompression is reserved those patients with serious neck or back problems that are serious about finding a non-surgical solution. If you have been suffering with any of the following issues below and have tried chiropractic, physiotherapy, medications etc…, perhaps have even been told you need back surgery, Spinal Decompression may be an excellent alternative for you.
In order to determine whether or not you are a candidate for Spinal Decompression utilizing the “Harrison Method”, the doctor will need to take a detailed history, review your MRI findings, and perform a thorough examination. The cost of this time with the doctor is $75 paid in advance. Please be advised that you must bring your MRI films or CD containing the MRI images with you to this appointment. If you arrive without them, the appointment will be cancelled and have to be rescheduled. The doctor will need to review your MRI findings in conjunction with his history and examination findings in order to determine if you are a candidate for this procedure.
Spinal Decompression has helped many patients with:
- cervical disc bulge
- herniated disc
- bulging discs
- lower back pain
- degenerative discs
- back pain
- leg pain
- spinal stenosis
Your follow up appointment to have your report of findings and eligibility determination for Spinal Decompression is no charge. If it is determined that you are eligible for Spinal Decompression and you are comfortable with the doctor’s recommendations, you can begin treatment on that day. All protocols will be discussed with you at that time and fees for the treatment program handled. Fees are typically paid in full at that time for entirety of the treatment program. If finances are an issue, and credit is good, you may qualify for 24 months of financing at no additional charge. Candidates approved who follow the protocol strictly have experienced an 85% plus success rate with either a significant reduction in pain and disability, avoidance of surgery, or both.
Spinal Decompression is an excellent alternative for those looking to avoid a costly back surgery and downtime from work. It does require a time commitment as most treatment programs span four days per week for 60 to 90 days. Many patients continue to work during their treatment program.
In some severe cases maintenance programs may be required to maintain results obtained. If this is expected in your case, the doctor will inform you in your report of findings.