Eugene Spinal Decompression

Spinal decompression. It is popular today in back pain management for back pain relief. Rethwill Chiropractic Clinic knows our Eugene chiropractic patients hear about spinal decompression, too. Rethwill Chiropractic Clinic shares this discussion about Eugene spinal decompression and how Rethwill Chiropractic Clinic addresses spinal decompression with Cox Technic.

Eugene 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 produced from spinal decompression over time may help reduce herniated discs and take 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) Rethwill Chiropractic Clinic concurs with this description and seeks to do just that with Eugene chiropractic care via spinal manipulation in the form of Cox Technic flexion distraction and decompression spinal manipulation.

Eugene Chiropractic Spinal Decompression: Cox Technic

Cox Technic used by Rethwill Chiropractic Clinic is well documented with biomechanical and clinical research studies to reduce back pain and neck pain and drop intradiscal pressures. It’s effective. That is why Rethwill Chiropractic Clinic 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 drops 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 creates 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

Eugene chiropractic spinal decompression with Cox Technic results in 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, keeping back pain sufferers from entering the more high-priced as well as life-altering category of chronic pain. (8) This type of Eugene spinal decompression relieves radiculopathy (leg pain) commandingly when put up against medical conservative care, mainly physical therapy (PT). (9) Further, patients treated with spinal decompression as Cox Technic needed less care (3) and said they had less pain (4) in the year following the study than did the PT patients.

Effectiveness and Cost of Chiropractic Spinal Decompression

Rethwill Chiropractic Clinic offers chiropractic spinal decompression as spinal manipulation in the form of flexion distraction (aka Cox Technic). Your Eugene chiropractor at Rethwill Chiropractic Clinic is ready to help Eugene back pain and neck pain patients reduce and control their pain. Eugene 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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