We understand that living with chronic back pain can be debilitating, affecting your daily activities and overall quality of life. Thankfully, we offer a cutting-edge treatment known as spinal decompression therapy that can provide much-needed relief. In this article, we will explore what spinal decompression therapy is and how it can help you overcome back pain. We're proud to offer this service at our Goshen office, so you can experience the benefits firsthand.
Understanding Spinal Decompression Therapy
Spinal decompression therapy is a non-surgical, drug-free treatment option designed to relieve back pain and discomfort caused by various conditions, including herniated discs, degenerative disc disease, sciatica, and spinal stenosis. It involves gently stretching the spine to alleviate pressure on the spinal discs, joints, and nerves, promoting healing and pain relief.
During a spinal decompression session, you will lie comfortably on a specialized table that allows controlled traction and relaxation of your spine. A highly trained chiropractor will carefully apply traction forces to specific areas of your spine, targeting the affected discs and relieving pressure. This process creates negative pressure within the discs, facilitating the retraction of herniated or bulging material and improving nutrient-rich fluid exchange within the affected area.
Benefits of Spinal Decompression Therapy
- Pain Relief: Spinal decompression therapy provides effective relief from back and neck pain, allowing you to regain mobility and engage in daily activities without discomfort. By decompressing the spine, this therapy can alleviate pressure on nerves, reducing pain associated with conditions such as sciatica.
- Non-Invasive Approach: Unlike surgical interventions, spinal decompression therapy is a non-invasive alternative that can help avoid the risks, complications, and lengthy recovery periods often associated with surgical procedures.
- Improved Spinal Health: By reducing pressure on the spinal discs and promoting proper alignment, spinal decompression therapy can improve overall spinal health. This treatment helps restore disc height and rehydrate discs, enhancing their ability to absorb shock and maintain flexibility.
- Increased Mobility and Function: Chronic back pain can limit your ability to perform daily tasks or engage in physical activities. Spinal decompression therapy aims to restore spinal function, promoting increased mobility and range of motion.
Why Choose ProActive Health?
At ProActive Health, we are committed to providing high-quality chiropractic care that meets the unique needs of our patients. Our experienced chiropractors specialize in spinal decompression therapy and offer this service to individuals seeking effective relief from chronic back pain. (Goshen office only.)
Visit us at ProActive Health today to “Align Your Spine, Realign Your Life!”
Ready to see a chiropractor, whether for the first time or as someone looking to visit a new chiropractic office? Dr. Doug Patterson or Dr. Michael Hummer at ProActive Health is the top choice in the Michiana area! They will help guide you in developing a plan to tackle a routine exercise plan, consuming the right foods, and targeting your goals with chiropractic care.
Dr. Doug Patterson hurt his back in 1993 thus he first sought the care of a Chiropractor. After this experience, he decided he wanted to help people himself by pursuing chiropractic. He is a 1997 graduate of the Life University College of Chiropractic in Marietta, Georgia, and has been in practice for 25+ years. Since then, Dr. Doug has expanded his field of practice to include functional medicine, science-based nutrition, and now certified in Shockwave Therapy. Schedule a visit with Dr. Doug at ProActive Health today!
Dr. Michael Hummer is native to northern Indiana. He grew up very active and found great enjoyment playing football, rugby, and wrestling. Dr. Mike earned his undergraduate degree in Dietetics at Ashland University where as a student-athlete he was a member of the varsity wrestling team. After graduation, he went on to become a personal trainer, and through his passion for both fitness and nutrition, he helped people to achieve their own goals and acquire greater health and wellness. At the same time, he also enjoyed working with and inspiring the local youth throughout his community through his dedication as a volunteer wrestling coach. Now Dr. Mike is excited to apply his education from Logan University and versatile skill set in aiding the community as they strive for greater health and happiness. Dr. Mike is also certified in Shockwave Therapy.. Schedule a visit with Dr. Mike at ProActive Health today!