DTS Therapy: A Non-Invasive Alternative to Surgery
You don’t need to live with terrible back or neck pain. Whether you’ve got lower back pain, neck pain, sciatica, a pinched nerve, or a range of symptoms associated with damaged or degenerative discs, or syndromes of the lumbar and cervical spine, DTS therapy (Spinal Decompression Therapy) could be for you.
This mild, non-surgical medical therapy should offer lower back pain relief, sciatica pain relief, and it is a state-of-the-art therapy for neck pain relief, bulging or degenerative disc disease, and lumbar pain.
The mild force of the DTS therapy can produce a decompression of the spine with unloading attributable to distraction and proper positioning, to enhance blood flow and nutrient exchange to the injured area. You’ll experience several cycles of stretch and relaxation, that graduates to a peak over a period of many minutes.
Therapy sessions usually last no more than twenty minutes, three times per week for one month, transitioning from passive to active treatments as you respond, with most patients feeling pain relief with as few as 6-10 treatments. Most patients are discharged from their treatment after eight weeks.
A complete program targeting the function of the stabilization muscles is a very important part of DTS therapy. Exercise and adjunctive therapies like heat, ultrasound, muscle stimulation and cold therapy will assist with the rehabilitation of those structures. Our goal is to not just help heal the disc but to conjointly enhance muscular control and support of the back and neck.
Regular home exercise, as well as periodic visits to our office, can help in maintaining your spinal health and cut back on the likelihood of reoccurrence. Clinical results of this kind of therapy have been effective in over three-quarters of the patients treated and most patients notice long-term relief or effective management of their pain after they complete the whole program of treatments utilizing DTS Spinal Decompression therapy.