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What is Lumbar Traction?

For low back or sciatica pain, see Chiropracti Rehand and Neurology in North PhoenixPain in the lower back and leg may be sciatica. Chiropractic Rehab and Neurology, your local chiropractor in Tramonto and North Phoenix, would like to explain sciatica and potential treatment to get relief from the pain. Gravity pulls us down and frequent sitting and bending tends to wears out our discs over time to the point of literally ripping and bulging out. When this happens the bulging disc material can pinch off an important nerve root that is needed for the leg. This nerve root comes together with other nerve roots to form what is called the sciatic nerve and that is why the symptoms of a pinched nerve root in our back that causes leg pain is called sciatica.

Lumbar traction is not well known despite how helpful it can be at healing a compressed and/or bulging discs within a person’s spine. So what does lumbar traction mean? By breaking this phrase into parts: Lumbar means the 5 lumbar vertebrae in your lower back and traction means to pull something in order to stretch it out.

At Chiropractic Rehab and Neurology, we have chosen to use the Lordex system to help our patients experience the best benefits possible. What does Lordex Mean? "Lord" for the Lordosis region of the spine. "Ex" for exercise. This proprietary equipment took 15 years of research to become what is now known in doctor’s offices across the country as the Lordex Lumbar Spine System. The system is comprised of the Lordex Decompression Unit, the Strengthening Machine Lordex Strength Restoration machine, and the therapist-assisted Lordex Stretch-Flex program.

Lordex targets the lumbar muscles to reintroduce kinetic activity. The Lordex Decompression Unit then comfortably tractions the spinal joint, decompressing the disk and reducing pain. Unlike conventional traction that stretches the back only, the Lordex Decompression procedure aids in reconstitution and disc healing, allowing increased circulation to the damaged area.

The therapy is gentle, yet effective. Each Lordex session is administered by a member of our clinical staff. The complete program requires 20-30 hours over a four to six week period. Our guests find the experience relaxing and painless. The technology is advanced and recognized. Lordex guests have been able to enjoy a clinical success rate of 86% for favorable treatment, greatly enhancing their overall quality of life.

So if you have been looking for relief from sciatica pain, maybe now is the time to call the professionals at Chiropractic Rehab and Neurology, chiropractic clinic in Tramonto of North Phoenix at 623-587-0277 to schedule an appointment to see if the Lordex system can help.

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