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Spinal Decompression

Spinal Decompression offered in Ankeny, Grimes and Altoona, IA

Spinal Decompression services offered in Ankeny, Grimes and Altoona, IA

If you experience back pain due to a compressed spine and pinched nerves, rely on the experts at Iowa Chiropractic Clinic & Sports Injuries in Altoona, Ankeny, and Grimes, Iowa. Aaron Martin, DC, and his skilled team offer nonsurgical spinal decompression therapy to reduce pressure on your spine and ease back and neck discomfort. Call the office nearest you to schedule an evaluation, or use the online booking feature today.

Spinal Decompression Q&A

What is spinal decompression therapy?

Spinal decompression therapy at Iowa Chiropractic Clinic & Sports Injuries uses manual manipulation or a machine to stretch your spine to reduce pressure on spinal discs and painful nerves. The treatment is noninvasive and highly effective for back and even neck pain relief. 

The Iowa Chiropractic Clinic & Sports Injuries team is highly trained with many years of experience in spinal decompression procedures. 

Iowa Chiropractic Clinic & Sports Injuries is the only certified Cox® Technic provider in Central and Western Iowa. The procedure is a doctor-controlled, hands-on spinal manipulation and decompression technique that diminishes pain as quickly as possible.

What are the benefits of spinal decompression therapy?

Spinal decompression therapy offers numerous benefits for your overall health and well-being. Examples include:

  • Reduced back pain
  • Diminished neck pain
  • Less nerve pain
  • Reduced pressure on spinal discs
  • More space in your spinal canal
  • Less spinal pressure
  • Improved overall well-being

Spinal decompression helps reduce the need for harsh medicines and invasive procedures. It’s a relaxing, painless, highly effective treatment that produces long-lasting results. 

Is spinal decompression right for me?

After discussing your symptoms and medical history, the Iowa Chiropractic Clinic & Sports Injuries experts determine if you’re a candidate for spinal decompression. They complete a physical exam and use digital X-rays or other imaging procedures to pinpoint the exact cause of your discomfort, confirm a diagnosis, and develop an effective treatment plan. 

In addition to spinal decompression, Iowa Chiropractic Clinic & Sports Injuries also offers the following:

  • Nutritional supplements
  • Acupuncture
  • Chiropractic adjustments
  • MLS laser therapy
  • Power Plate technology
  • Electrical muscle stimulation
  • Ultrasound
  • HeartMath technology
  • Trigger point therapy
  • Physiotherapy

You might be a candidate for multiple treatments to maximize your results and live a pain-free life.

What happens during spinal decompression?

During the procedure, you lie down comfortably while your provider uses cutting-edge techniques to stretch your spine. You might feel some pressure during the stretches, but the spinal decompression isn’t painful.

Your specialist also shows you which stretches or exercises to complete at home between in-office treatments to further alleviate back or neck pain.

They follow up with you regularly and offer multiple treatment sessions as needed to optimize relief. Don’t hesitate to call the office at any time with questions.

To learn more about spinal decompression at Iowa Chiropractic Clinic & Sports Injuries, call the office nearest you or use the online scheduler today.  

Non-Surgical & Non-Pharmaceutical Treatments

Chiropractic care is a natural non-surgical and non-pharmacological treatment of neuromuscular disorders and orthopedic conditions. At Iowa Chiropractic Clinic & Sports Injuries we have successfully treated thousands of injuries and cumulative traumas. These range from simple daily activities of living to the most extreme sports and accident injuries