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Peoria Spinal Decompression

Spinal decompression. It’s common today in back pain management for back pain relief. Carter Chiropractic & Acupuncture knows our Peoria chiropractic patients hear about spinal decompression, too. Here is a discussion about Peoria spinal decompression and how Carter Chiropractic & Acupuncture addresses spinal decompression with Cox Technic.

Peoria 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) Carter Chiropractic & Acupuncture concurs with this explanation and aspires to do just that with Peoria chiropractic care via spinal manipulation with the procedure known as Cox Technic flexion distraction and decompression spinal manipulation.

Peoria Chiropractic Spinal Decompression: Cox Technic

Cox Technic offered at Carter Chiropractic & Acupuncture 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 Carter Chiropractic & Acupuncture 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 falls 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

Peoria 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 costly as well as life-changing category of chronic pain. (8) This type of Peoria spinal decompression relieves radiculopathy (leg pain) commandingly when put up against medical conservative care, primarily physical therapy (PT). (9) Additionally, patients treated with spinal decompression as Cox Technic obtained less care (3) and said they had less pain (4) in the following year of the study than did the PT patients.

Effectiveness and Cost of Chiropractic Spinal Decompression

Carter Chiropractic & Acupuncture offers chiropractic spinal decompression as spinal manipulation in the form of flexion distraction (aka Cox Technic). Your Peoria chiropractor at Carter Chiropractic & Acupuncture is available to help Peoria back pain and neck pain patients reduce and control their pain. Peoria chiropractic spinal decompression in the form of Cox Technic flexion distraction is insurance coded as spinal manipulation. It is chiropractic which current published reports detail as costing less than 2% of the total price to treat a lumbar herniated disc (10) and costing 40% less than medical doctor started care for back pain. (11)

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