The Flexion and Distraction technique is considered one of the top non surgical treatments for disc related issues such as herniations and related stenosis. Research shows that it reduces intradiscal pressure and increases the spinal canal foraminal area. The flexion and distraction also helps take pressure off of the spinal joints and helps stretch the soft tissue as needed. All the patient has to do is lay face down on the specialized table as the doctor gently applies pressure to the affected area.
Flexion and Distraction Therapy
Kuhn Family Chiropractic
Chiropractic care focuses on the physical relationship between the musculoskeletal and neurological systems of the body. It is a medication free, safe, nonsurgical science that focuses on decreasing pain and improving your body's ability to heal.
The purpose of chiropractic care is to restore and optimize the function of the nervous system. The nervous system is responsible for the function of every cell, tissue and organ in the body. Over time our bodies experience physical, chemical and emotional stressors that disrupt this neurological network and cause spinal vertebrae to become misaligned. When these misalignments occur, our bodies can’t adapt, heal or perform at their best.
Corrective chiropractic care provides healing without medications or surgery. The chiropractic techniques are safe enough for pregnant women, babies and children, elderly, and those who face significant health challenges. Professional athletes also favor this type of care, because it enhances performance, prevents illness, and provides a faster way to recover from injuries.
Ultrasound Therapy uses sound waves that travel through skin and muscle and create heat in the muscles and joints. Ultrasound is a very effective therapy that helps decrease swelling, aches and pains, and promotes better circulation and faster healing.
Electrical Stimulation is a very safe therapy that utilizes a light electric current to promote muscle contraction. This therapy helps decrease pain, prevents muscle atrophy, decreases swelling, and promotes healing.
Intersegmental traction helps increase and restore the natural necessary elasticity and motion of the spine. It is a very relaxing therapy. The patient lies face up on a table which has warming rollers beneath its surface. These massaging rollers will slowly travel up and down the spine increasing the movement.