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Spinal Decompression

An Overview of Non-Surgical Spinal Decompression from Maryland Farms Chiropractic

One of the most common reasons why people see us is due to back pain. Many people do not realize just how much they use their back, on a daily basis until they start to develop pain. Those who have struggled with back pain know just how serious this condition can be. Back pain can make it hard to sit in a chair, fall asleep at night, and get out of bed again in the morning. When someone suffers from back pain, this might be due to an issue called spinal compression. Our team from Maryland Farms Chiropractic is here to help everyone in the Brentwood area understand that non-surgical options are available.

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Too Many Pills and Surgeries

Spinal compression problems often lead to issues with the nerves as they leave the spine. When someone suffers compression of the nerves, this can lead to shooting pains that travel down the arms and legs. This can make it hard to walk, read, write, or even move. As a result, many people go to see the doctor and are given a prescription of pills to take. They might even be told that they need surgery. These pills often have side effects and surgical procedures can lead to complications that might be worse than the original condition. Now, there is an alternative approach.

Non-Surgical Spinal Decompression

There are also non-surgical options that avoid pills and surgeries that can be performed by a trained chiropractor. This comes in the form of something called traction. A chiropractor can place gentle pressure on the limbs, gradually stretching the vertebrae of the back ever so slightly. This will lead to just a few millimeters of extra space between the vertebrae, allowing the nerves to move freely without being compressed. As a result, this can lead to the complete resolution of the pain symptoms. This procedure also doesn't have any side effects and very rarely leads to any complications. For this reason, chiropractors use it to help patients who suffer from spinal compression and serious nerve problems.

Trust the Team from Maryland Farms Chiropractic

It is important for everyone who suffers from back pain to rely on the services of a trained chiropractor. Back pain can be incredibly debilitating; however, not everyone needs to have surgery. To learn more about the treatment options provided by a trained chiropractor in Brentwood, call Maryland Farms Chiropractic to make an appointment. We try to use a well-rounded, holistic treatment approach with all of our patients. We would be happy to do the same for you as well. Contact us today to learn more about how we can help you.