You don't have to live in debilitating pain. Whether you have lower back pain, nerve irritation, sciatica, or a variety of symptoms related to damaged or degenerative discs, as well as syndromes of the lumbar spine, Cox Technique, Flexion-Distraction may be for you.
This gentle, non-surgical therapy can provide lower back pain relief, sciatica pain relief, and is a gentle therapy for bulging or degenerative disc disease, and lumbar pain.
The gentle distractive forces of the Cox Technique create a decompression of the spine with unloading due to distraction and proper positioning, to improve blood flow and nutrient exchange to the injured area. You'll experience several cycles of stretch and relaxation, which graduates to a peak over a period of several minutes.
A complete program targeting the function of the stabilization muscles is a vital part of Cox Technique. Exercise and adjunctive therapies such as muscle stimulation/electrical stimulation, ultrasound and cold therapy can assist in rehabilitation of these structures. Our goal is to not only help heal the disc, but to also enhance muscular control and support of the back and neck.
Regular home exercise and periodic visits to our office will help in maintaining your spinal health and reduce the probability of reoccurrence. Many patients find long-term relief or effective management of their pain when they complete the entire program of treatments utilizing the Cox Technique, Flexion-Distraction .