Brooklyn, New York (PressExposure) September 19, 2009 -- If you constantly experience back pain, do not ignore it but seek medical attention as soon as possible, because the back pain may get worse over time. The common causes for back pain include herniated discs, degenerated discs, osteoarthritis, injury or overuse of muscles, facet joints, ligaments, and the sacroiliac joints. Prostrate cancer, bacterial infection and Scheuermann's disease can also cause severe back pain. Back pain can occur concentrated in one area or in the form of radiating pain from a central point. The most common symptoms include pain in neck and shoulders, numbness, weakness and burning sensation.
Spinal decompression is a non-surgical medical treatment effective for chronic back pain. Spinal decompression therapy is effective for back pain caused by a damaged disc. In the spinal decompression process, with proper distraction and relaxation, the spinal disc is isolated and kept under negative pressure to cause a vacuum effect. The treatment helps to take off the pressure from the damaged disc, causing the disc bulge to shrink back to the normal size. Spinal decompression therapy is reported to have a success rate ranging from 71% - 90 %. Patients can feel reduction in pain, after the first few sessions of the treatment itself. There are fewer chances for side effects with spinal decompression therapy treatment. Moreover the treatment is covered by most insurance companies.
Spinal decompression [http://www.hqbk.com] therapy is a cost-effective treatment for degenerative spinal disc disease. The entire treatment takes up to 20-40 treatment sessions depending upon the extremity of the condition. Each treatment session may take 25-30 minutes. After spinal decompression therapy, the patients should take care not to get out of bed alone. The assistance from therapists and nurses is necessary until you can walk alone. The patient should take advice from the physician before leaving the hospital. Spinal decompression therapy with its proven results is really a blessing for people who suffer from chronic back pain.
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