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San Jose Spinal Decompression

Spinal decompression. It’s common today in back pain management for back pain relief. McMurray Chiropractic Solutions knows our San Jose chiropractic patients hear about spinal decompression, too. McMurray Chiropractic Solutions shares this discussion about San Jose spinal decompression and how McMurray Chiropractic Solutions addresses spinal decompression with Cox Technic.

San Jose Spinal Decompression Defined

Spinal decompression is defined by the oft-referenced 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) McMurray Chiropractic Solutions concurs with this definition and aspires to do just that with San Jose chiropractic care via spinal manipulation in the form of Cox Technic flexion distraction and decompression spinal manipulation.

San Jose Chiropractic Spinal Decompression: Cox Technic

Cox Technic used by McMurray Chiropractic Solutions 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 McMuray Chiropractic Solutions 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 creates 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 creates cervical spine intradiscal pressure drops of as much as 168 kPa (kilopascals) which is about 1260 mmHg. (13) Cox Technic spinal decompression takes pressure off the spinal discs and nerves.

Clinical Outcomes

San Jose 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, keeping back pain sufferers from crossing over into the more costly as well as life-altering category of chronic pain. (8) This type of San Jose spinal decompression reduces radiculopathy (leg pain) commandingly compared to medical conservative care, mainly physical therapy (PT). (9) Further, patients cared for 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

McMurray Chiropractic Solutions offers chiropractic spinal decompression as spinal manipulation in the form of flexion distraction (aka Cox Technic). Your San Jose chiropractor at McMurray Chiropractic Solutions is available to help San Jose back pain and neck pain patients get relief of and control their pain. San Jose chiropractic spinal decompression in the form of Cox Technic flexion distraction is insurance coded as spinal manipulation. It is chiropractic which recently published studies report as costing less than 2% of the total cost to treat a lumbar herniated disc (10) and costing 40% less than medical doctor initiated care for back pain. (11)

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