Back in Balance Asheville Chiropractor
What is decompression?

Decompression Disc Therapy – Bulging Herniated Disc

Decompression is a non-surgical alternative for back and neck pain.

Decompression is effective for: 

  • Disc Problems in the Low Back and Neck
  • Low Back Pain
  • Leg Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Arm Pain
  • Herniated and/or Bulging Discs
  • Degenerative Discs & Joints
  • Sciatica
  • Facet Syndrome and a relapse or failure following surgery

In a clinical study this new technology had an incredible 86% success rate with no side effects!

By Age 40, 80% of Americans will experience back pain.

Almost 50% of spine surgeries are not satisfactory.

Are you going to live with the pain and discomfort? 

What is Spinal Decompression (DTS)?

Decompression Table

Decompression Table

Decompression (DTS) is a non-surgical treatment to help in the management of serious low back/leg pain and neck/arm pain associated with herniated, bulging or deteriorated discs. DTS utilizes a traction system to gently stretch the body focused directly at the injured site. As the injured discs and joints are painlessly decompressed a vacuum effect is created. This vacuum effect allows the disc material that has protruded or herniated to be absorbed back into the disc space. Also, as the pressure is reduced proper blood, fluid and nutrient flow is restored, thus promoting a reduction in pain and natural healing of the injured site.

Research of decompression technology found that the treatment provided relief in 86% of patients with ruptured discs. Spinal Disc Decompression is designed to correct the causes of neck, low back pain and sciatica, and not just treat the symptoms.

How does the treatment work and long will it take?

Patients are given a thorough chiropractic exam initially to see if they are a candidate for DTS therapy. Once our Doctors make that determination, a report of findings will be given and care will begin.

Every patient’s treatment program will be catered to their individual needs. You will be comfortably positioned on the table and fitted with a wrap-around harness. Once in position, the computer controlled traction device is programmed unique to each individual to deliver a gentle stretching force to the spine. The DTS system applies this gentle force then releases it for a determined amount of time and repeats throughout the session. The treatment time varies from 10 to 20 minutes. Chiropractic adjustments are used in conjuction with DTS to enhance our results. Patients will also be given a series of specific stretches and exercises to stabilize their spine. Our hope is not only to help heal the disc but enhance muscle control and support of the spine.

Does the treatment hurt and is it safe?

DTS treatments are painless, very relaxing and are designed around patient comfort. Most patients report a mild stretch on their neck, low back and hips, and often fall asleep during treatments. Of patients, 80 to 90% will find relief of their symptoms. The DTS treatments utilize state of the art equipment with proven safety and efficacy.

Will my pain go away for GOOD?

Most patients do find long-term relief or effective management of their pain when they completer the entire program of treatments. Regular home exercise, periodic visits to our clinic and discretion in some daily activities is the key to long-term relief.

Are you ready to make a change and eliminate back pain?
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