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Spinal Decompression in Chicago (Lakeview)

NEW DRX9000 Spinal Decompression Treatment for Low Back Pain

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Non-surgical spinal decompression is motorized traction that may help relieve back pain. It takes effect by stretching and taking pressure off the disks located in the spine. This can take the stress off any nerves and other structures in your spine, releasing any back pain and allows the movement of oxygen, water, and nutrient-rich fluids, which in turn helps the disks in the back heal.

DRX9000 True Non-Surgical Spinal Decompression System™ is a non-invasive, non-surgical spinal decompression system designed to provide pain relief to those suffering from compressive and degenerative spinal injuries. The DRX9000 gives patients relief of pain through decompressive forces to any injuries of the spine. This non-surgical procedure allows those living with daily back pain to have quick relief and allow them to continue their normal everyday life, not having to go through the long process and trouble of recovery from surgery, like other procedures.

Spinal Decompression has been the most important medical advance in the non-surgical, noninvasive treatment of back pain in the past 20 years. The patented and exclusive FDA approved Spinal Decompression technology developed by Axiom Worldwide is presently being utilized by neurologists, orthopedic surgeons, chiropractic physicians, family physicians, pain specialists, and physical therapists across the United States, Canada, Europe, and Asia.

In the past, a patient suffering from disc problems usually was given pain medications, instructed to refrain from physical activities, referred for physical therapy, and when they weren’t progressing they were sent for spinal surgery. Conservative chiropractic care proved very helpful in many cases, yet there have been some cases when surgery seemed to be the only other option… until now.

Today, you don’t have to live with that pain anymore. Thanks to the concerted efforts of a team of top physicians and medical engineers, Spinal Decompression was developed to effectively treat lower back pain and sciatica resulting from herniated or deteriorated discs. Advanced Spine & Sports Care offers you the most advanced medical technology in a private clinic setting. We provide solutions for resolving painful health issues in a personalized and caring manner.

Quite frankly, Spinal Decompression has revolutionized our practice. We now can help patients that prior to Spinal Decompression would have had to live in pain for the rest of their lives. Patients come to us from all over. They come to us when other treatments have failed to give them relief.

Best Candidates for Unique Non-Surgical Spinal Decompression System : Video of Dr. Jason Ingham

DRX9000 – Non-Surgical Spinal Decompression System is used to treat:

Herniated / Bulging Disc Conditions

A herniated disc presses on the nerves situated within your spine. This can be caused by regular wear and tear to the spine that comes with aging. Symptoms of Disc Herniation include, but are not limited to, weakness, pain, and possible numbness throughout your neck, legs, arms, and back

Facet Syndrome

Facet joints, located in the spine, provide support in your back so that you can move in every direction. Facet syndrome can be caused by any kind of spinal or neck trauma. Symptoms of Facet Syndrome include, but are not limited to, pain, soreness, and stiffness. This can be caused by extended periods of time sitting, standing, or generally not moving around.

Sciatica Nerve Pain Conditions

Sciatica nerve is the longest nerve in the body, and Sciatica Nerve pain, also known as Sciatica, can be a direct cause of a herniated disc and regular disc deterioration. When a disc deteriorates, it can put pressure on the nerves in your spine, and since the Sciatica Nerve is one of the largest, it is very susceptible to enduring pressure. Symptoms of Sciatica Nerve Pain include, but are not limited to, pain starting in the lower back into the side of the legs, numbness, and tingling in your feet or legs. See More Here: “What is the Best Treatment for Sciatic Nerve Pain?

Spinal Stenosis

Spinal Stenosis is the narrowing of spaces in the back & can be a result of aging, injuries, or trauma to the spine, and arthritis; causing problems with walking and balance. In severe cases, bowel or bladder dysfunction (urinary urgency and incontinence). Symptoms of Spinal Stenosis include, but are not limited to:

  • Numbness, stiffing, or tingling in a hand, arm, foot or leg
  • Weakness in a hand, arm, foot or leg
  • Stiffness, numbing & lower back pain
  • Neck pain 

Spinal Decompression FAQs

What causes low back pain?

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Low back pain can be caused by a number of factors from injuries to the effects of aging. The spinal cord is protected by the vertebrae, which are made of bone. Between each vertebra are soft discs with a ligamentous outer layer. These discs function as shock absorbers to protect the vertebra and the spinal cord. Many of the problems that cause back pain are the result of herniation and degeneration of the inter-vertebral disc. Degeneration is a process where wear and tear cause deterioration of the disc. Herniations or bulging of the disc are protrusions from the disc that press on surrounding nerves, causing pain or numbness.

If I undergo Spinal Decompression treatment, how long does it take to see results?

Most patients report a reduction in pain after the first few sessions. Typically, significant improvement is obtained by the second week of treatment.

How long does it take to complete Spinal Decompression treatment?

Sessions times are between 30-45 minutes, daily for 5 weeks. Though, the number of sessions may vary depending on the severity of the condition.

Do I qualify for Spinal Decompression treatment with DRX9000?

Since I began using Spinal Decompression spinal disc decompression unit, I have been inundated with questions from both doctors and patients as to which cases it will best help. Obviously, proper patient selection is essential to favorable outcomes, so let me explain to you the “Inclusion” and “Exclusion” criteria so you may make the right decision since not everyone qualifies for the DRX 9000 treatment.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Pain due to herniated and bulging lumbar discs that are more than four weeks old
  • Recurrent pain from a failed back surgery that is more than six months old.
  • Persistent pain from degenerated disc not responding to four weeks of therapy.
  • Patients available for four weeks of treatment protocol.
  • Patient at least 14 years of age.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Appliances such as pedicle screws and rods
  • Pregnancy
  • Prior lumbar fusion less than six months old
  • Metastatic cancer
  • Severe osteoporosis
  • Spondylolisthesis (unstable)
  • Compression fracture of the lumbar spine below L-1 (recent).
  • Pars defect
  • Pathologic aortic aneurysm.
  • Pelvic or abdominal cancer
  • Disc space infections
  • Severe peripheral neuropathy
  • Hemiplegia, paraplegia, or cognitive dysfunction.

Are there any side-effects to the treatment?

sports-chiropractor-spinal-decompression ChicagoMost patients do not experience any side effects. Though, there have been some mild cases of muscle spasm for a short period of time.Though a majority of adult Americans will experience some kind of back pain in their lives, you should never self diagnose a back problem.

Get in touch with the Spinal Decompression experts at Advanced Spine and Sports Care in Chicago (Lakeview) and see if Spinal Decompression Treatment is the right fit for you.

Last Updated on 5 September, 2023 by Chiropractic Sports Care