Spinal Decompression

Spinal Decompression

Back pain can bring your life to a screeching halt. However, many conventional back pain treatment options can cause big problems. Prescription pain killers can have a huge impact on your lifestyle and productivity, while invasive surgery comes with a long recovery time.  Luckily, there are better options. At Maryland Farms Chiropractic in Brentwood, TN, we offer all-natural pain relief options for those suffering from back pain. Read on to learn more.

Causes of Back Pain

Back pain can be caused by several issues affecting the spine as well as the joints, muscles, and tendons of the back. When back pain is due to something more severe than simple sore muscles, finding relief can be difficult. Many types of back pain can be caused by a pinched nerve or a bulging disc. Visiting a chiropractor can help you pinpoint exactly the cause of your back pain so that you can begin treatment to address your issues.

What Is Spinal Decompression?

Spinal decompression is a non-invasive form of back pain treatment. Spinal decompression has also been found to be beneficial for leg pain as well. This type of therapy is done by using a traction table. This table is used to stretch the spine. When the spine is stretched out, many causes of back pain, such as bulging discs, are remedied.

When a spinal disc is constantly being pressed or pinched, it does not get the opportunity to heal. When the pressure is relieved, the area can reduce inflammation and begin to heal. The healing process starts when the area can relax, receive necessary oxygen and nutrients, and blood flow.

Does Spinal Decompression Hurt?

Decompression feels different for different patients. However, many patients report that the following decompression they experience far less back or leg pain. At first, you may notice some discomfort as your spine adjusts. This is normal. Talk with your chiropractor about exactly what you can expect during your spinal decompression sessions.

Schedule an Appointment with Our Chiropractor for Spinal Decompression in Brentwood, TN

If you would like to learn more about spinal decompression, please contact our friendly staff at Maryland Farms Chiropractic in Brentwood, TN. Call us today at (615) 309-8279 for more information or to schedule an appointment with our chiropractor.

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