Back pain is first among causes of disability in those under 45, and third among those over 45. The back pain and symptoms of many spinal diseases can be effectively treated with spinal decompression therapy. Spinal decompression therapy can even help some people to avoid surgery. Spinal decompression is a way for people to get relief from disc-related cervical spine pain without using drugs or surgery. Many patients have had success treating things like herniated discs, facet syndrome, bulging discs, joint disease, pinched nerves, and other afflictions with spinal decompression. Spinal decompression therapy can be used for:
In cases of excessive obesity, severe osteoporosis, or advanced pregnancy, spinal decompression therapy is not advised. Additionally, it is not advised if you underwent instrumented spinal surgery. This is the reason a comprehensive assessment and pre-screening are always performed before any prescribed treatment session. Although this varies from person to person, depending on your illness, there is a specific time range that we anticipate seeing benefits within. When you arrive for your initial consultation and assessment, we will give you a general sense of this time range. Please bring any past MRI or X-ray reports you may have with you.
Most patients don't have any significant adverse effects. As the body adjusts to being stretched and decompressed, the most frequently reported side effect of this therapy is a dull, achy discomfort for the first week or two. The muscles are stretched lengthwise during spinal decompression, which is not how the body is accustomed to being stretched. The system incorporates emergency stop switches for both the patient and the operator to prevent any discomfort. If the patient starts to feel more pain or discomfort throughout the treatment, these switches will immediately stop the procedure.
The Spinal Decompression Therapy Program consists of helping the patient through numerous methods to aid pain loss in addition to the treatment sessions, which enables the patient to travel the road to a pain-free life much more quickly. The most popular of them being increased water consumption, healthful activity, and multivitamin pills. Spinal decompression therapy is generally regarded as being fairly secure and comfortable. In fact, patients sometimes fall asleep during the treatment sessions. Remember that our therapists are there to help you and make you feel comfortable — they will do all that they can to make the experience a pleasant one for their patients.
As many people as possible should be able to afford and receive spinal decompression treatment sessions. Following your initial consultation and assessment, your unique treatment strategy will be decided. The price of a single decompression therapy might range from $85 to $200 depending on where you receive the treatment. Depending on the severity of your ailment, the recommended number of visits can range from 10 to 30. As a result, the price of the spinal decompression will vary depending on your unique situation.
Since it is our goal to provide the best care possible to as many patients as possible, we try to accept most insurance policies. Although OHIP does not cover spinal decompression, the majority of extended health insurance companies do provide reimbursement for the cost of care under your benefits. It is important that you make sure to inquire with your insurance provider whether or not you will be covered if you want to avoid paying out of pocket. Typically, spinal decompression therapy is included in plans that cover chiropractic and physiotherapy care. If you are unsure about whether or not you may be covered, it is best to ask your insurance provider.