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What is Non-Surgical Spinal Decompression for Herniated Discs?

Written By Chapman Health Group on June 28, 2019

Man with herniated discs in LeesburgPain from herniated discs doesn’t go away on its own. If you suffer from sciatica or chronic back pain, doctors may have told you that invasive spinal decompression surgery was your only option for achieving pain relief.

Before you go under the knife, consider trying non-surgical decompression from an experienced chiropractor in Leesburg.

Is Your Pain from Herniated Discs?

Herniations happen when the jelly-like substance that cushions your delicate spinal vertebrae slide out of place. Because your spinal column houses your central nervous system, herniated, slipped, or bulging disc can create localized or widespread pain across different parts of your back and body.

Common symptoms of a herniated disc may include:

  • Sciatica: shooting electric-like pain that radiates from your hip down into your leg
  • Tingling or numbness in the affected area
  • Muscle spasms which may or may not be painful
  • Muscle weakness
  • Pain in your arms

Non-surgical decompression gently stretches your spine to relieve built up pressure which creates a healthy environment for nutrients and oxygen to flow so your vertebrae can heal.

How Spinal Decompression in Leesburg Can Help

Dr. Todd Chapman at Chapman Health Group will conduct a thorough evaluation and x-rays to gain a thorough understanding of your condition and health status.

During your decompression treatment, you’ll lay on a special table with a strap around your hips or waist. Dr. Chapman will adjust the bottom half of the table to gently stretch and relieve pressure between the vertebrae in your lower back.

Most patients experience no pain during this procedure. In fact, many people find the experience relaxing and enjoyable. Dr. Chapman will create a custom treatment plan for you based off your personal needs.

Don’t subject yourself to spinal surgery until you’ve exhausted every treatment option. Schedule a consultation today at Chapman Health Group in Leesburg by calling 352-728-6886.

Posted In: Chiropractic Spinal Decompression Herniated Disc Treatment