Korean Study Favors Non-Surgical Spinal Decompression Therapy Over Intermittent Mechanical Traction

Spinal decompression therapy, or vertebral axial decompression with machines such as the IDD Acu-Spina or the DRX 9000 has gained popularity with patients and clinicians. Evidence is mounting as to the treatment’s efficacy. But like many new approaches in medicine, spinal decompression therapy remains “investigational” with some insurance companies. PainCare Medical Group offers qualified patients who are in our physical therapy program the opportunity of using IDD Therapy for traction, as a part of the overall treatment plan.

Larry Ho, MD

July 25, 2008

TAMPA, Fla., Jul 25, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) — A study titled, “Effect of Spinal Decompression Therapy Compared with Intermittent Mechanical Traction in Lumbosacral Disc Herniation” is published in the June issue of the Korean Academy of Rehabilitation Medicine. More…