3 Benefits Of Spinal Decompression

3 Benefits Of Spinal Decompression

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We’ve all experienced debilitating back pain at least once in our lives. It’s an excruciating experience that you wouldn’t wish on anyone. Unfortunately, many people suffer from chronic back pain that severely impacts their quality of life.

Back pain is one of the most common chronic conditions in Canada with 4 out 5 adults experiencing at least one episode in their lives. Many individuals find it tough to cope with chronic back pain because it makes even daily chores like unloading groceries from the car, quite challenging.

If surgery’s too big of a step for you and you’re tired of popping pain meds, spinal decompression could provide you with the perfect alternative.

Spinal decompression is a non-invasive procedure in which the spine is gently stretched out using a type of motorized traction that releases the pressure on the discs. This helps the flow of nutrients and oxygen to the area and eases the pain.

Now that you know what spinal decompression is, let’s look at 3 key benefits of spinal decompression.

Safe and painless

While surgeries have become safer over time, there’s still an element of uncertainty involved because of anaesthesia and post-op care. There’s no doubt that spinal decompression provides a much safer alternative where the chances of you getting injured are zero to none.

Spinal Decompression

As you’re completely sure about the safety of the procedure, you won’t feel as anxious as you would be going into an operating room. The procedure itself is also soothing as the pressure in your spine is relieved.


No matter how much we’d love to rid ourselves of back pain, we would still think twice about spending thousands of dollars on spinal surgery. Even if you do go for surgery, there’s always the risk of something going wrong. It could also take you months to recover.

Spinal decompression provides a much safer and more affordable alternative that ensures rapid recovery.

Quick procedure and recovery time

The stress of waiting hours in a hospital waiting room can get to the best of us. You start to wonder about all the things that go wrong and this only adds to your anxiety. Whereas, spinal decompression simply requires that you have an appointment with your chiropractor and you could walk right in and start the treatment!

Unlike spinal surgery, where you would be bed-ridden for at least a few weeks recovering, spinal decompression ensures almost instant recovery. It’s not uncommon for patients to drive back home themselves after a session!

If you’re looking for a spinal decompression treatment, head on down to Divergent Health. We are a reputable spinal decompression center in Calgary and we have effectively provided countless patients with relief from back pain.

Give us a call at403.909.8111 and get in touch with our spinal decompression specialists today!


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