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Who is not a good candidate for spinal decompression therapy?
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Dr. Will Moorehead
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
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In brief: Not validated
I am assuming that you are referencing the use of spinal decompression tables.
These are suppose to work by relieving pressure &/or reducing intradiscal pressure & thereby reducing the size of disc protrusions/herniation. Today there simply are no studies of good quality to support these claims. Further objective studies are needed. At present there are few complications associated, except expense.

In brief: Not validated
I am assuming that you are referencing the use of spinal decompression tables.
These are suppose to work by relieving pressure &/or reducing intradiscal pressure & thereby reducing the size of disc protrusions/herniation. Today there simply are no studies of good quality to support these claims. Further objective studies are needed. At present there are few complications associated, except expense.
Dr. Will Moorehead
Dr. Will Moorehead
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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
In brief: Unless you have a
Spine fracture, there is none.
It is a fancy name for a simple thing, traction.

In brief: Unless you have a
Spine fracture, there is none.
It is a fancy name for a simple thing, traction.
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Dr. Thomas Dowling
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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
In brief: Someone with a brain
Aneurysm or avm or with certain eye issues.

In brief: Someone with a brain
Aneurysm or avm or with certain eye issues.
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Dr. Thomas Dowling
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
In brief: Have alot problemes
The presence of other diseases and the physical condition of the patient are also significant factors to consider when making decisions about surgery.
General health is prime factor.

In brief: Have alot problemes
The presence of other diseases and the physical condition of the patient are also significant factors to consider when making decisions about surgery.
General health is prime factor.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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