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Who should benefit from spine decompression therapy?

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Aaron Stupple
General Practice
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In brief: Cervical Stenosis

The most common need for decompression therapy is for those whose spine has, over a long time from, developed bony protrusions called osteophytes in and around the outside of the spinal cord and the holes that the nerves come out of.
This is a natural aging process, but in some it can press on the neves and cause pain. Decompression does just that- opens up room for the nerves.

In brief: Cervical Stenosis

The most common need for decompression therapy is for those whose spine has, over a long time from, developed bony protrusions called osteophytes in and around the outside of the spinal cord and the holes that the nerves come out of.
This is a natural aging process, but in some it can press on the neves and cause pain. Decompression does just that- opens up room for the nerves.
Aaron Stupple
Aaron Stupple
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Dr. Daniel Hampton
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Spine Decompression

People with nerve and/or spinal cord compression that have nerve type symptoms benefit the most from spine decompression.

In brief: Spine Decompression

People with nerve and/or spinal cord compression that have nerve type symptoms benefit the most from spine decompression.
Dr. Daniel Hampton
Dr. Daniel Hampton
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