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Montreal Spinal Decompression

Spinal decompression. It is ”in” today in back pain management for back pain relief. Dr. Hoang's Chiropractic Clinic knows our Montreal chiropractic patients are curious about spinal decompression, too. Here is a discussion about Montreal spinal decompression and how Dr. Hoang's Chiropractic Clinic addresses spinal decompression with Cox Technic.

Montreal 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) Dr. Hoang's Chiropractic Clinic goes along with this description and seeks to do just that with Montreal chiropractic care via spinal manipulation in the form of Cox Technic flexion distraction and decompression spinal manipulation.

Montreal Chiropractic Spinal Decompression: Cox Technic

Cox Technic used by Dr. Hoang's Chiropractic Clinic is well documented with biomechanical and clinical research studies to reduce back pain and neck pain and drop intradiscal pressures. It is effective. That is why Dr. Hoang's Chiropractic Clinic chooses to apply 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 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 allows for 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

Montreal 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 entering the more expensive as well as life-changing category of chronic pain. (8) This type of Montreal spinal decompression reduces radiculopathy (leg pain) commandingly compared to medical conservative care, primarily physical therapy (PT). (9) Further, patients cared for with spinal decompression as Cox Technic obtained less care (3) and reported less pain (4) in the year following the study than did the PT patients.

Effectiveness and Cost of Chiropractic Spinal Decompression

Dr. Hoang's Chiropractic Clinic offers chiropractic spinal decompression as spinal manipulation in the form of flexion distraction (aka Cox Technic). Your Montreal chiropractor at Dr. Hoang's Chiropractic Clinic is ready to help Montreal back pain and neck pain patients reduce and control their pain. Montreal chiropractic spinal decompression in the form of Cox Technic flexion distraction is insurance coded as spinal manipulation. It’s chiropractic which current published studies detail as costing less than 2% of the total fee to treat a lumbar herniated disc (10) and costing 40% less than medical doctor started care for back pain. (11)

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