What is Spinal decompression?

Category: Procedures

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See also: Neck decompression

Spinal decompression treatment can help alleviate chronic low back and neck pain, herniated or bulging discs, deteriorating discs and arthritis.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Pain in lower back 4 1
Bulging disk lower L4 and L5 3 0
Back pain 1 0
Herniated disc 1 0
Sciatica 1 0
Straightening of the cervical spine 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
0
Moderate
0
Mild
0
None
1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Spinal decompression

Side effect Patients
Migraine headaches 1
Pain in lower back 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently having Spinal decompression

Dosage Patients
m,w,f 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 1
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 0
Not specified 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Spinal decompression.