Decompression Therapy – A Comprehensive Guide

Decompression Therapy – A Comprehensive Guide

Decompression therapy is a form of medical treatment that aims to reduce pain and provide relief from joint pressure. It involves the application of a controlled force to the body in order to help heal injuries and improve overall body health. While decompression therapy may focus mainly on certain areas where there is concentrated pain or inflammation, its overall effects reach far beyond just those areas because it promotes healing throughout your entire body through increased circulation and increased flexibility in your joints and muscles due to improved range of motion associated with treatment sessions.

Let’s explore how decompression therapy works, what injuries it can help heal, how it can be therapeutic for the body, and some of the benefits associated with this type of treatment.

How Does Decompression Therapy Work?

Decompression therapy works by applying a carefully controlled force to the affected area of the body. This force helps to stretch out muscles and joints, which relieves pressure on them. The pressure released during decompression therapy helps reduce swelling and inflammation in the affected area, leading to increased mobility and decreased pain. Additionally, decompression therapy helps improve circulation in the area, which can speed up healing time and reduce discomfort.

Decompression therapy is traditionally categorized as a type of physical therapy that uses traction forces to create a gentle vacuum effect in the discs between the vertebrae. At Newport Center Family Chiropractic, this is done on an extremely precisely calibrated traction machine. This vacuum helps to reduce pressure on the nerve roots, which relieves pain and encourages healing. It also reduces pressure on the discs themselves, which helps to prevent further injury or deterioration.

What Injuries Does Decompression Therapy Help To Heal?

Decompression therapy can be used to treat a wide range of injuries and conditions, including herniated discs, sciatica, spinal stenosis, bulging discs, degenerative disc disease, whiplash injuries, neck pain, shoulder pain, hip pain, knee pain, and back pain. It is also used to treat various types of muscle tension, as well as general soreness throughout the body.

When decompression therapy is administered, there is an increase in blood flow to the area of treatment. This increased blood flow brings more oxygen-rich blood cells to the area and helps to promote healing. Additionally, when pressure is reduced on the nerve roots, pain signals are blocked from being sent out from the spine to other parts of the body. This results in less pain throughout your body.

The vacuum created by decompression therapy helps to reduce stress on muscles and ligaments by allowing them to relax. As these muscles relax, they release tension from surrounding joints which reduces inflammation and discomfort associated with joint disorders such as arthritis or bursitis. The result is improved mobility for those affected by painful joint conditions.

How Is Decompression Therapy Therapeutic For The Body?

Decompression therapy provides therapeutic benefits for both short-term relief from acute injury or chronic conditions, as well as long-term relief from chronic pain issues such as arthritis or fibromyalgia. By stretching out muscles and joints during each session and increasing circulation in the affected area(s), decompression therapy helps to restore balance throughout the body while providing much-needed relief from discomfort without any side effects or risks associated with more invasive treatments such as surgery or medication use. Furthermore, it can help improve posture while enhancing overall strength and flexibility throughout the entire body.

Not only does decompression therapy help with reducing pain and inflammation in specific areas of your body, but it also provides overall therapeutic benefits for your entire body because it encourages relaxation both physically and mentally. During treatment sessions at Newport Center Family Chiropractic, you will experience gentle stretching techniques combined with low-level electrical stimulation (our laser therapy) that helps improve circulation throughout your body while providing relief from muscle tension associated with chronic pain conditions like fibromyalgia or chronic fatigue syndrome.

Decompression therapy has been known to help heal herniated discs in the spine, sciatica pain caused by pinched nerves in your lower back, sciatica due to degenerative disc disorder, spinal stenosis (narrowing of your spinal canal), facet syndrome (spinal joint disorder), as well as neck or shoulder pain caused by whiplash or poor posture. This type of therapy can also be beneficial for athletes who want to improve their performance or recover quickly after an injury.

Can Decompression Therapy Help The Entire Body?

Yes! While decompression therapy is most commonly used for targeted areas where there is an injury or condition present (such as herniated discs or sciatica), it can also be used throughout other areas of the body, such as your neck or shoulders that may not necessarily have an existing issue but are prone to experiencing tension or soreness over time due to physical activity or stressors in daily life. Regular sessions at Newport Center Family Chiropractic with Dr. Mike Digrado will ensure that your body remains balanced while helping you maintain optimal health without needing medications or other treatments that could have potential negative side effects over time.

What Are The Benefits Of Decompression Therapy?

There are many benefits associated with decompression therapy, including decreased inflammation/swelling; improved range of motion; improved circulation; reduction in muscle tension; reduction in scar tissue formations; promotion of tissue repair; accelerated healing time following injury; reduced risk factors associated with degenerative disk disease; reduced risk factors associated with spinal stenosis; reduced risk factors associated with herniated disks; reduction in sciatica symptoms due to compression on nerves exiting spine; increased energy levels due to improved circulation; enhanced athletic performance due to improved mobility/flexibility; improved mental clarity due to relaxed state achieved during treatment session(s).

The primary benefit of using decompression therapy is that it provides fast relief from existing injuries while helping to prevent future ones from occurring due to better posture habits being developed over time due to improved flexibility gained during each session. Additionally, it increases circulation, which leads to enhanced recovery after physical activity; thus reducing fatigue levels significantly over time while helping you stay active longer into life without worrying about experiencing any aches & pains when engaging in regular exercise routines/activities you enjoy doing for fun & leisure such as playing sports/working out at home/etc… Other benefits include improved mental clarity & focus due to increased oxygenation within muscles being stretched out during each session; plus enhanced nerve functioning leading towards better coordination & balance within your movements, making everyday tasks easier than ever before!

Decompression Therapy in Newport Beach, CA

Decompression therapy is an effective form of holistic treatment that involves applying a controlled force to the affected area of the body with the aim of reducing joint pressure and providing relief from discomfort caused by various injuries or conditions such as herniated discs or sciatica. It helps restore balance throughout your entire body by improving posture while increasing strength and flexibility; plus improves circulation and nerve functioning so that your daily activities are no longer hindered by aches & pains due to injury, age, or any other discomfort you may be dealing with.

At Newport Center Family Chiropractic, Dr. Digrado has seen hundreds of patients regain their mobility, flexibility, and strength with the help of decompression therapy. You can experience the benefits, too! Call us today to get started on your wellness journey and get your health back!

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