Flexion Distraction Technique

Experience Pain Relief with the Cox® Technic Flexion Distraction Technique

Flexion distraction therapy is a unique treatment that can produce significant improvements in the pain and mobility problems caused by bulging discs, herniated discs, sciatica, and other back problems. What makes it so different from other methods is that the treatment relies on the use of an automated table that flexes the patient's back in a very specific way. 

The patient merely lies on his or her stomach as the table makes the correct motions, so it is work-free from the patient's perspective. A chiropractor adds manual treatment to the process to address specific discs and other localized problems.

The idea of an automated portion of the treatment can give some patients pause, but there is no need for them to have any fear. Its motion is non-forceful, and it happens slowly. This prevents painful areas from being injured further, and does not trigger the locking-up that quick motions can. In fact, many patients find the experience relaxing.

What Conditions Can Be Treated with Flexion Distraction?

Back to Life Chiropractic Centre, a Bondi Junction chiropractic clinic, uses the Cox® Technic method of flexion distraction. It is a well-established technique that lowers intraspinal pressure, helps pull the material from bulging or herniated discs back into its proper location, helps widen the spinal canal, and returns motion to the spinal joints. 

These benefits help with many spinal conditions and problems, such as sciatica, that originate in the spine. Our clinic likes this technique because it is easy on patients and it addresses several spinal problems instead of just one.

Cox® Technic flexion distraction is also a good therapy for spinal arthritis. Its slow, rhythmic motions help to unlock the spine and relieve the pain and inflammation typically associated with the disease. While it is not a cure, regular treatment helps to restore and maintain pain-free mobility in those with this condition. It will also help with any reoccurring spinal conditions. 

This can bring about a significant increase in quality of life, and since the patient doesn't need to do active exercise to gain benefit, it is good for elderly patients who would not be up for anything athletic.

Who Can Benefit from Cox® Technic Flexion Distraction?

Many patients find relief from this therapy for a variety of conditions, and some even avoid spinal surgery thanks to its effectiveness. Anyone who is considering surgery should therefore consult with our Bondi Junction chiropractor first to see if they are a good candidate for this conservative treatment. 

Of course, all who are suffering from spinal pain or limited back motion should make an appointment for an evaluation as well.

Call us at (02) 9369-5484 and take the first step towards pain relief today!

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