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A 39-year-old member asked:

Is spinal decompression therapy a definite cure for degenerating disc disease or is it just a pain treatment?

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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 41 years experience
Degenerative discs : Occur in all. Sometimes it can lead to pain. Some people respond to traction which this is just a reinvented form. An inversion table is much cheaper and can be done at home at any time with the same results. It is aform of pain treatment.
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