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Vancouver Spinal Decompression

Spinal decompression. It’s common today in back pain management for back pain relief. Vancouver Disc Centers knows our Vancouver chiropractic patients are curious about spinal decompression, too. Vancouver Disc Centers shares this discussion about Vancouver spinal decompression and how Vancouver Disc Centers addresses spinal decompression with Cox Technic.

Vancouver Spinal Decompression Defined

Spinal decompression is defined by the well-known website “WebMD” as a gentle stretching of the spine that changes the force and position of the spine to take pressure off the spinal discs. How? The negative pressure generated by spinal decompression over time may assist by reducing herniated discs and taking pressure off of the spinal nerves and other spinal structures and allow water, oxygen, and nutrient-rich fluids to get into the discs so they can heal. (12) Vancouver Disc Centers agrees with this explanation and aspires to do just that with Vancouver chiropractic care via spinal manipulation in the form of Cox Technic flexion distraction and decompression spinal manipulation.

Vancouver Chiropractic Spinal Decompression: Cox Technic

Cox Technic offered at Vancouver Disc Centers is well documented with biomechanical and clinical research studies to reduce back pain and neck pain and drop intradiscal pressures. It is effective. That’s why Vancouver Disc Centers uses it. A team of chiropractic and medical researchers and research-center based as well as private-practice clinicians design the studies, participate in them, and publish the outcomes of these multi-disciplinary, federally funded, multi-facility, randomized clinical control trials using the published protocols documented in textbooks and journals. (1, 2, 3, 4, 5)

Biomechanical Outcomes (6)

Spinal decompression via Cox Technic biomechanically allows for lumbar spine intradiscal pressure decreases to as low as -192 mmHg and increases in intervertebral foramen nerve opening area by 28% and disc height by 2mm. (7) Spinal decompression via Cox Technic allows for cervical spine intradiscal pressure drops of as much as 168 kPa (kilopascals) which is about 1260 mmHg. (13) Cox Technic spinal decompression reduces pressure on the spinal discs and nerves.

Clinical Outcomes

Vancouver chiropractic spinal decompression with Cox Technic produces back pain relief for lumbar spine back pain patients in an average of 12 visits and 29 days. (8) In the 1000 cases study, 91% of participating chiropractic patients found relief in less than 90 days, curbing back pain sufferers from crossing over into the more expensive as well as life-changing category of chronic pain. (8) This type of Vancouver spinal decompression lessens radiculopathy (leg pain) commandingly compared to medical conservative care, mainly physical therapy (PT). (9) Additionally, patients treated with spinal decompression as Cox Technic took less care (3) and described less pain (4) in the following year of the study than did the PT patients.

Effectiveness and Cost of Chiropractic Spinal Decompression

Vancouver Disc Centers offers chiropractic spinal decompression as spinal manipulation in the form of flexion distraction (aka Cox Technic). Your Vancouver chiropractor at Vancouver Disc Centers is available to help Vancouver back pain and neck pain patients reduce and control their pain. Vancouver chiropractic spinal decompression in the form of Cox Technic flexion distraction is insurance coded as spinal manipulation. It’s chiropractic which current published reports report as being less expensive than 2% of the total cost to treat a lumbar herniated disc (10) and costing 40% less than medical doctor started care for back pain. (11)

Contact Vancouver Disc Centers 

Schedule a Vancouver chiropractic appointment with Vancouver Disc Centers for economical, quite effective, evidence-based, non-surgical spinal decompression.

For some additional information on spinal decompression treatment in Vancouver, [[state]] please visit Zenaptic Chiropractic, our sister site within our Zenaptic Family of Services.

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