Could I do spinal decompression at home?

I do not understad? If understand correctly you diagnosed with spinal stenosis? If that correct? This a mechinal problem? How could relief that at home? You could minimize it by stopping the aggravation factors, log standing, heavy lifting, strenuous activity.

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How do I do the spinal decompression therapy at home with no devices?

Perhaps you can. If you have good hand and arm strength you could hang from a pull-up bar and let the weight of your trunk and legs put traction on your low back, which may feel good. If you try this, be careful getting up and down, and be careful not to fall. The bar would be equipment. There may be a beam or bar that is part of your living unit, but you need to be sure it will support your total body weight. Read more...
Any way of hanging . Upside down like off the side of your bed otherwise if you could purchase something it would be a lumbar traction device or an inversion table. Read more...

Hows spinal decompression done?

Surgical. If you have spinal stenosis that require surgery, then a laminectomy is usually the type of surgery that would resolve the tightness. If you have a room that is full of people, and you want to make the room bigger you take the roof off. Essentially the lamina is the roof of the spinal canal and this can be removed to make more room for the spinal nerve elements. Read more...

Spinal decompression. How does it work?

Removing pressure. By removing pressure on the spinal cord (discs, tumors etc( the normal function restored provided there was no permanent damage done to the cord while under pressure. Read more...

How can I do spinal decompression on myself?

Traction. Some people get an inversion table to mimic the effects of spinal traction or you can get a traction apparatus to try and decompress nerve elements. Read more...

Who is a good candidate for spinal decompression?

Arm or leg pain. Assuming you mean surgical decompression, the best indications are arm pain (neck disk or bone spur) and leg pain (low back disk or bone spur). Besides pain, nerve pressure can cause muscle weakness, numbness, or tingling. Read more...
No one unless they . Treat you for free as it offers no benefit over any other treatment done non-operatively. Read more...

What is "spinal decompression" and how does it work?

Do not waste your . Money on a repackaged form of traction. If you want to try something that you can own for a fraction of the price, try an inversion table. There is no scientific literature that supports any spinal decompression system. Bulging discs are not abnormal and herniated disc symptoms may be temporarily decreased with traction. Read more...

My friend has just had a spinal decompression. When will it be safe for him to fly?

Depends. Depends on how long ago the surgery was and if he has cleared the normal post op course. Once cleared from a surgical point of view it should pose no problems flying in a pressurized plane. Read more...
Yes with the . Yes, once cleared by surgeon, there should be no issues. The clearance is mainly to see that there are no post op issues like wound healing issue or infection, a lung issue including pneumonia or urinary issue including infection. Carrying or lifting baggage may be restricted for several weeks based on extent of surgical incision. If you are talking about a traction treatment, there is no issue. Read more...

How effective are the spinal decompression machines?

Variable results. Spinal decompression machines typically apply traction to the spine. This can be a very helpful modality to relieve pain radiating into the upper and lower extremities by temporarily "decompressing" the pinched nerves. Unfortunately, sometimes the relief is only temporary. Read more...
Since 90% of disc . Herniations get better over time without surgery, anyone can claim a 90% success rate including this spinal decompression therapy so don't spend any money on it! a cheaper form of this traction is an inversion table which you can buy at a fraction of the cost and is yours to keep and use at any time. Read more...