Decompression Therapy in Olympia

Decompression Therapy in Olympia

Pain Along Spine in Olympia WA

What is a disc herniation and what are some natural solutions to help decrease chronic low back pain caused by disc issues

A disc herniation in Olympia, is a condition characterized by pressure within the spinal vertebrae that causes pressure on the spinal disc and causes a herniation, thus compressing nerve roots. Once a nerve root is compressed, it can cause chronic low back pain, leg pain and even weakness if left untreated.


What is Decompression Therapy?

Decompression therapy is a modality that unit utilizes traction forces to help separate spinal vertebrae to alleviate pressure off the desk. Decompression therapy utilizes vacuum distraction forces doubt allow the reuptake of water and fluid within the region.


What conditions can decompression therapy in Olympia WA help with?

  • Disc herniation
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Radiculopathy
  • Chronic low back pain
  • Sacroiliac joint dysfunction
  • Lumbar joint dysfunction
  • Peripheral neuropathy

The most common question we get asked when promoting decompression therapy is, why is my doctor not referring me to Decompression Therapy. This is not a simple answer,…. we live in a world where pharmaceuticals dominate as the number one form of treatment. If you are in pain, most likely your first recommendation will be a pharmaceutical drug that’s designed to inhibit the sensation of pain, but does not help with correcting the root cause of the pain. Therefore, you need to be the number one advocate for your health to ensure that you are moving towards wellness and not making the problem worse by masking symptoms.


Other modalities that can help with accelerating results for decompression therapy:

Chiropractic:

Chiropractic therapy is a good adjunct to decompression therapy, as you decompress discs it is crucial to get the spinal segments moving to increase mobility and decrease pressure off the nerve roots -most offices that offer decompression therapy also offer chiropractic therapy, ask your doctor about a decompression referral to a wellness facility

Massage therapy:

Decompression therapy helps alleviate pressure off the disc, but most disc patients have had issues for many years therefore resulting in chronic muscle tightness that can be helped with massage therapy. Massage therapy is highly successful at decreasing muscle spasms and increasing segmental range of motion

Rehab:

If a patient successfully completes a decompression care plan and is able to function without pain, a rehab program at home is crucial to avoid future flareups and re-aggravation of disc injuries

The next time you have chronic low back pain are disc irritation, ask yourself would I be a candidate for decompression therapy.

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OFFICE HOURS

Monday
8:00am - 6:00pm


Tuesday
8:00am - 5:00pm


Wednesday
8:00am - 5:00pm


Thursday
8:00am - 6:00pm


Friday
8:00am - 1:00pm


Saturday
Closed

Kudick Chiropractic

1800 Cooper Point Road SW
Building 24A
Olympia, WA 98502

(360) 943-7360