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Spinal Decompression in Decatur

Spinal injuries like herniated discs, sciatica, and other back and neck conditions can be extremely painful. Chronic pain can become physically and mentally debilitating over time, and surgery may seem like the only answer available to you. Thankfully, it’s not!

Decatur Back & Neck Center is a certified spinal decompression clinic, with a special decompression traction table that can be specifically programmed to treat your specific area. Dr. Peck is also certified in spinal decompression protocols, so patients can rest assured they are receiving the proper care.
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What Is Spinal Decompression Therapy?

Spinal decompression therapy is an evidence-based, non-invasive means of relieving pain in the neck and lower back areas of the spine. The machine produces an intermittent sequence of pulling and release, calibrated to the patient’s condition and based on their care plan. Most patients find the motion comfortable, and some even fall asleep.

Prior to starting treatment, Dr. Peck sets the computerized program. The patient is strapped in position, and the traction begins its computerized sequence of pulls and releases. This motion gently stretches the spine, creating a negative pressure between the vertebrae, allowing the disc to move back into its proper position.

When spinal decompression therapy is used in conjunction with chiropractic care, our patients find they get better results, and the area is structurally sound, so the disc is more likely to stay in place.
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How Does It Help Me?

Approved by the FDA, spinal decompression therapy has been well researched in the medical community. Over 80% of people with herniated, bulging, or degenerated discs have experienced remission of their symptoms with spinal decompression.

Spinal decompression therapy has provided a natural alternative for patients with

  • Bulging or herniated discs
  • Sciatica/nerve pain
  • Disc compression/degeneration
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Post-surgical pain
  • Lumbar/cervical radiculopathies
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Chronic neck or back pain that’s not responding to traditional treatment

Dr. Peck will review your MRI at no charge to provide you with a diagnosis and create a care plan to get you out of pain and back to doing the activities you love to do.

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Spinal decompression therapy may help significantly reduce your pain. Contact us to make an appointment and get started.


Spinal Decompression Decatur, Priceville AL | (256) 584-9554