An adult human spine typically consists of 26 moveable segments: seven cervical vertebras, twelve thoracic vertebras, five lumbar vertebras, one sacrum, and one coccyx (tailbone). Intervertebral d ...View Article
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Spinal decompression is a non-surgical, drug free procedure for patients suffering discogenic pain caused by:
It is designed to help patients whose pain is caused by a damaged lumbar or cervical spinal disc.
You are not a candidate for spinal decompression if you have:
Disc fragmentation, calcification, severe arthritis and any surgical spinal appliances are all relative contraindications.
Post surgical patients are NOT contraindicated unless they have surgical hardware fixation in the region of the spine being targeted. In fact, failed back patients may respond well to SpineMED.
Talk to your doctor to see if you would make a good candidate for spinal decompression.