Full Title: Nonsurgical Spinal Decompression an Effective Physiotherapy Modality for Neck and Back Pain
Author: Henry, D.C.
Affiliation: Sherman College
Publication: Journal of Novel Physiotherapy and Physical Rehabilitation
Background: Nonsurgical spinal decompression is a novel physiotherapy that improves on conventional traction by adding computer technology and it is commonly used along with other physiotherapy modalities. Indications include bulging or herniated discs, degenerative disc disease, facet syndrome, sciatica, neck pain and lower back pain.
The purpose of this practice-based observational study was to investigate the effectiveness of decompression for patients with radiculopathy or chronic spinal pain that failed to improve with conventional treatments….