FAQs

frequently asked questions

Spinal decompression therapy is a non-surgical traction based treatment outcome for herniated or bulging discs in the neck and lower back.
Anyone who has back, neck, arm or leg pain may be helped by spinal decompression therapy.

Each gentle step of this 45 to 60 minute protocol is required and is so gentle patient regularly full asleep during treatment, pain-free for the first time in days, weeks or years. The Decompression force separates the vertebrae, taking the pressure off the nerves and stopping the pain.

The Spinal Decompression table is a leader in non-surgical decompression treatment which is incorporated in a protocol which includes: warming of the tissue, Spinal Decompression, Anti-Inflammatory ice and healing nutrition, and strengthening exercises.

Each gentle step of this 45 to 60 minute protocol is required and is so gentle patient regularly full asleep during treatment, pain-free for the first time in days, weeks or years. The Decompression force separates the vertebrae, taking the pressure off the nerves and stopping the pain.

Spinal decompression was designed for those people who have been suffering from back pain, neck pain and sucessfully treats; disc bulges, disc herniations, stenosis, sciatica, facet syndrome and degenerative disc disease.

Spinal decompression therapy uses clinically proven principles to decompress the disc and spine. Decompression, the reduction of pressure inside the disc, facilitates the transfer of fluids, nutrients and oxygen back to the area and into the disc. The result: retraction of the bulging or herniated disc which provides a welcome relief of nerve pressure and healing of the disc.

The number of sessions needed and your specific treatment plan will be determined by the doctor after your examination.


We chose the Chattanoga system manufactured by the Chattanooga Group, the premier manufacturer of physical medicine equipment.

More importantly, our two systems – yes, we have TWO complete systems to avoid patient wait time. We also selected the Chattanoga systems due to their ability to treat discs in both the neck and the low back.

In almost all cases, the treatments are completely painless.  In fact, some patients fall asleep during the spinal decompression session.

Anyone who has back pain or neck pain caused in whole or in part by a damaged disc may be helped by spinal decompression therapy.
These conditions include herniated, protruding or bulging discs, spinal stenosis, sciatica or even failed surgery.

Yes!  One study documented by MRI up to 90% reduction of disc herniations in 10 of 14 cases and other studies reported that the majority of herniated disc patients achieved “good” to “excellent” results after spinal decompression therapy.These conditions include herniated, protruding or bulging discs, spinal stenosis, sciatica or even failed surgery.

Spinal decompression therapy is not recommended for pregnant women, patients who have severe osteoporosis, severe obesity or severe nerve damage.
Spinal surgery with instrumentation (screws, metal plates or “cages”) is also contraindicated.  However, spinal decompression therapy after bone fusion or non-fusion surgery, can be performed.

Spinal decompression therapy is not recommended for pregnant women, patients who have severe osteoporosis, severe obesity or severe nerve damage.
Spinal surgery with instrumentation (screws, metal plates or “cages”) is also contraindicated.  However, spinal decompression therapy after bone fusion or non-fusion surgery, can be performed.

YES! Most insurance plans provide coverage for the cost of our spinal decompression program. While reimbursement can vary, your out-of-pocket expense for all needed services could be as little as your co-payment.
If you do not have health insurance, we offer CareCredit that will allow you to make 6 monthly payments with no interest.  To apply for financing online and get instant approval in advance, just go to CareCredit.com., or ChaseHealthAdvance.com

To reduce inflammation and assist the healing process, supporting structures are treated with passive therapies (ice/heat/muscle stimulation), chiropractic adjustments (as indicated) and/or active rehabilitation in order to strengthen the spinal musculature.If you do not have health insurance, we offer CareCredit that will allow you to make 6 monthly payments with no interest.  To apply for financing online and get instant approval in advance, just go to CareCredit.com., or ChaseHealthAdvance.com