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Conditions That Decompression Therapy Treats

The American Chiropractic Association sees decompression therapy as a non-surgical method that can relieve neck and lower back pain. This treatment uses a machine that can stretch your spine gradually. The gentle stretching can release the pressure from your compressed nerve root. This results in pain relief. If you want to distinguish the conditions that decompression therapy treats, here’s what you should know.

Chiropractic Care for Whiplash

Whiplash, also known as neck strain or neck sprain, is a soft tissue injury to the neck. It occurs when there is a rapid forward and backward motion of the neck. These are often due to trauma, such as falls, vehicular accidents, or sports injuries. Are you worried that your symptoms are that of a whiplash? Read on to find out the signs associated with this neck injury and how it’s diagnosed. Also, here’s how chiropractic care can help treat this condition.

Red Flag Symptoms for Back and Neck Pain

One of the red flags of back or neck pain is feeling pain in the lower part of your back. This is the primary symptom of the condition. This pain can radiate down the side, front, or the back of your leg. It can also just be confined to your lower back. It might worsen when you do activities, such as running in Balboa Park or walking your dog at Coronado Beach. 

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